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Tony Ward and Paul Wallace on the big games
'We are masters of our own destiny'
THE flights are booked, the plans made, but as Rob Penney so succinctly put it yesterday: "There's no point jumping on the plane to Perpignan if we don't do the job at home."
Matt O'Connor: BOD will play this weekend against the Northampton
Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor has confirmed that Brian O'Driscoll will start this weekend's crucial Heineken Cup clash with the Northampton Saints at Franklins Gardens.
Catalans 'scraping bottom of barrel', claims Freshwater
NEW ZEALAND born, an English international, a Perpignan cult hero. Perry Freshwater liked the Catalan city he calls home so much, he is now employed by the club to ensure all new English-speaking recruits settle as well as he did.
Georgia Salpa has thrills and spills at lingerie awards
Georgia Salpa defied the laws of gravity last night and the chill in the air, in a corset that pulled and pushed in all the right places.
Irons stars in maths genius biopic
Jeremy Irons is to play Cambridge academic GH Hardy in a movie biopic about a celebrated Indian maths genius.
I'm not proud of drug use - Nigella
Nigella Lawson has told a court she would rather be "honest and ashamed" than "bullied with lies" after revealing details of her past drug use.
Ronan to sing for Postman Pat
Ronan Keating has been added to the cast of Postman Pat: The Movie - playing the singing voice of the cheery postie.
Beyonce, Jay Z for vegan 'cleanse'
Jay Z and Beyonce are embracing a vegan diet - for the next three weeks.
Macca hires Fab Four tribute band?
Sir Paul McCartney hired a Beatles tribute band to perform at his wife's 54th birthday party, according to reports.
One Direction stars did not get on
One Direction star Liam Payne has told how he wanted to "whack" Louis Tomlinson when the band first got together because they did not get on.
Amanda Bynes leaves rehab for parent's home
Amanda Bynes has completed her rehab treatment.
Getting her five a day - Sinead re-ignites Miley feud with Facebook pictures
SINGER Sinead O’Connor is in danger of reigniting her feud with Miley Cyrus, if these Facebook pictures are anything to go.
Lindsay Lohan laughs off rumours she is dating Liam Neeson's son
The 27-year-old has recently been romantically linked to Liam Neeson's 18-year-old son Michael.