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Watch video preview of this weekend's Heineken Cup with Brent Pope, Tony Ward and Mario Rosenstock
BRENT POPE believes Connacht face an uphill battle to achieve their mission improbable this weekend, but the New Zealander urged the Westerners to believe they can beat Toulouse again.
Manchester United stall on Wayne Rooney deal
Manchester United will continue to resist any offers for Wayne Rooney in the January transfer window, but have no plans to open contract talks with the forward before the end of 2013.
I haven’t been good enough, admits Spurs striker Soldado
ROBERTO Soldado has admitted that he has fallen significantly below his desired goalscoring standard for Tottenham but is adamant that he will eventually deliver in the Premier League.
Liverpool don’t have the strength in depth, admits Rodgers
LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers admits his squad does not have enough depth of quality to sustain injuries to key players for a significant period.
'I happened to say yes!' - Fearne Cotton announces engagement to guitarist Jesse Wood
Fearne Cotton has announced her engagement to Jesse Wood.
Niall Horan panics as he's trapped with seven others in a 'tiny lift'
Niall Horan had to take a few minutes to calm down, after getting stuck in an elevator.
Susan Sarandon's unique way of enjoying award ceremonies - getting high
Susan Sarandon has admitted smoking marijuana before major award shows.
Real-life 'Nidge' ends up behind bars... with 30 spellbound young offenders
HE is the notorious gangland figure that gardai cannot put in jail despite huge operations against him.
PA 'saw drugs signs at Lawson home'
A personal assistant accused of defrauding Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi has told a court that she saw evidence of regular drug use by the celebrity cook.
Carter, Mirren gets Globe nods
Helena Bonham Carter will face Dame Helen Mirren at the Golden Globes as they are both up for the same award.
Selena Gomez offers Lovato support
Selena Gomez has rallied round friend Demi Lovato following her confessions she was addicted to cocaine.
Osmond offers advice to Bieber
Donny Osmond has told Justin Bieber to "embrace" being a teenager.
New Doctor had to audition for role
Steven Moffat has revealed that new Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi had to audition for his lead role in the show - despite being the only person they had in mind.
Zayn Malik reveals "unconventional" wedding plans
One Direction's Zayn Malik has revealed that he and his pop star fiance will veer away from tradition and have an 'unconventional' wedding.