New Zealand vs England: Fin Baxter replaces injured Joe Marler in tourists’ only change for second Test | Rugby Union News

Fin Baxter will make his first start for England in place of the injured Joe Marler in the only change to England’s line-up for Saturday’s crucial second and final Test against New Zealand, live on Sky Sports. The Harlequins prop came off the bench for his senior debut last Saturday in England’s narrow 16-15 loss…

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Stephen McKenna to face Joe Laws on undercard of Zak Chelli’s title clash with Callum Simpson in Barnsley | Boxing News

Ireland’s Stephen McKenna will look to maintain his unbeaten record when he faces Joe Laws as part of a packed night of boxing at Oakwell Stadium in Barnsley on August 3,live on Sky Sports. The pair will clash for the WBC international super welterweight title on the undercard of the sold-out show, topped by the…

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World Snooker Championship: Four-time champion Mark Selby shocked by debutant Joe O’Connor | Snooker News

Four-time world snooker champion Mark Selby beaten 10-6 by debutant Joe O’Connor at the Crucible Theatre; Selby’s hometown rival O’Connor is the only debutant at this year’s event after coming through qualifying Last Updated: 22/04/24 6:08pm Mark Selby was knocked out of this year’s World Snooker Championship by Joe O’Connor (right) Four-time world snooker champion…

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Natasha Jonas and Katie Taylor should face off in ‘last dance’ fight, says Joe Gallagher | Boxing News

Natasha Jonas and Katie Taylor deserve to come face to face in one monumental ‘last dance’ between two pioneers of women’s boxing, believes trainer Joe Gallagher. The fighting icons collided back in 2021 when Taylor beat Jonas via unanimous decision in a thriller to retain her undisputed lightweight titles at a crowd-less Manchester Arena. Jonas…

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Australia name former England lock Geoff Parling as new Wallabies lineout coach under Joe Schmidt | Rugby Union News

Former England lock Geoff Parling has been named as Australia’s new lineout coach under Joe Schmidt, a little over a year ahead of their series against the British and Irish Lions on Sky Sports. The 40-year-old joins a Wallabies coaching staff under former Ireland head coach Schmidt, scrum coach Mike Cron and former Brumbies coach…

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Joe Joyce stops Kash Ali in final 30 seconds on return to action following Zhilei Zhang defeats | Boxing News

Joe Joyce marked his return to action with a win on Saturday as he stopped Kash Ali in the final round of their all-British heavyweight encounter in Birmingham. Joyce was looked to respond to back-to-back stoppage defeats to the heavy-hitting Zhilei Zhang in 2023, which cost him the WBO interim title while pegging him back…

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Lauren Price hopes to emulate Joe Calzaghe in world title fight against Jessica McCaskill | Boxing News

Lauren Price says she will take inspiration from Joe Calzaghe as she aims for world title glory against Jessica McCaskill in Cardiff on May 11. Olympic champion Price will face experienced operator McCaskill for the WBA and Ring Magazine welterweight titles where she will hope to emulate the longest-reigning super-middleweight world champion in boxing history,…

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Joe Joyce: ‘Wild card’ Francis Ngannou can hurt Anthony Joshua on March 8 | Boxing News

Before Francis Ngannou crossed over to compete in boxing, Joe Joyce knew first hand that the UFC heavyweight champion could be a problem. In Las Vegas the two men engaged in a ferocious sparring session. “Because he’s an MMA fighter and he’s not really been concentrating on boxing, he was a little bit more open…

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Millwall: Joe Edwards expected to part company with struggling Lions with Neil Harris in talks to return | Football News

Millwall are expected to part company with head coach Joe Edwards on Wednesday. The Lions sit 21st in the Championship, just one point above the relegation zone, with 13 games remaining this season. Edwards – who succeeded Gary Rowett at The Den on November 6 – has won just four of his 19 games in…

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Cole Palmer thriving for Chelsea ahead of Man City return following reunion with talent-spotter Joe Shields | Football News

Conor Gallagher and Enzo Fernandez scored the goals that clinched Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Crystal Palace on Monday. But it was no surprise that Cole Palmer had a hand in both. After laying the ball back for Gallagher to score Chelsea’s second, the 21-year-old played the through-ball for Fernandez to add the third. With six…

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