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Pearl Izumi Tour: Crowds flock to Durham to welcome world-class cycle race

Pearl Izumi Tour: Crowds flock to Durham to welcome world-class cycle race

Crowds of people lined the cobbled streets in Durham to watch the Pearl Izumi Tour as it headed through the city

Phil Nicholson is happy with Benwell Hill's start to the season in the NEPL

Phil Nicholson is happy with Benwell Hill's start to the season in the NEPL
Benwell Hill are fifth in the North East Premier League after six games, with captain Phil Nicholson quietly pleased with progress

Sunderland's search for a new boss is under way, but no imminent end in sight

Sunderland's search for a new boss is under way, but no imminent end in sight
Sunderland are not expecting to make an imminent appointment, but sporting director Lee Congerton realises time is of the essence

Newcastle Thunder aim for a Magic start as rugby league fans flock to region

Newcastle Thunder aim for a Magic start as rugby league fans flock to region
Head coach Stanley Gene believes Newcastle Thunder can get Magic Weekend off to the ideal start by beating York tonight at Kingston Park

Newcastle United's head coach blueprint has not changed significantly since January

Newcastle United's head coach blueprint has not changed significantly since January
Newcastle's next appointment must fit in with structure in Toon board room hence delay in decision on the summer's biggest decision of all

Montpellier ponder move for Newcastle United target Andre-Pierre Gignac

Montpellier ponder move for Newcastle United target Andre-Pierre Gignac
Newcastle United will have to move quickly to land Andre-Pierre Gignac, with Montpellier considering putting in an offer within next two weeks

No decision yet on Sunderland pair Wes Brown and Anthony Reveillere's futures

No decision yet on Sunderland pair Wes Brown and Anthony Reveillere's futures
Sunderland have announced which under-21 players will be released this summer, but no decision has yet been made on the senior squad
Newcastle United's head coach blueprint has not changed significantly since January

Newcastle United's head coach blueprint has not changed significantly since January

Newcastle's next appointment must fit in with structure in Toon board room hence delay in decision on the summer's biggest decision of all

Montpellier ponder move for Newcastle United target Andre-Pierre Gignac

Montpellier ponder move for Newcastle United target Andre-Pierre Gignac
Newcastle United will have to move quickly to land Andre-Pierre Gignac, with Montpellier considering putting in an offer within next two weeks

Newcastle United's John Carver and backroom team left in the dark over their futures

Newcastle United's John Carver and backroom team left in the dark over their futures
Newcastle coaches head off for summer break without being told of club's next step as Magpies delay head coach announcement
Sunderland's search for a new boss is under way, but no imminent end in sight

Sunderland's search for a new boss is under way, but no imminent end in sight

Sunderland are not expecting to make an imminent appointment, but sporting director Lee Congerton realises time is of the essence

No decision yet on Sunderland pair Wes Brown and Anthony Reveillere's futures

No decision yet on Sunderland pair Wes Brown and Anthony Reveillere's futures
Sunderland have announced which under-21 players will be released this summer, but no decision has yet been made on the senior squad

Dick Advocaat exits the Sunderland stage, turning the spotlight on Lee Congerton

Dick Advocaat exits the Sunderland stage, turning the spotlight on Lee Congerton
Sunderland sporting director Lee Congerton has to find the man to replace Dick Advocaat, and it is an appointment he must get right
Phil Nicholson is happy with Benwell Hill's start to the season in the NEPL

Phil Nicholson is happy with Benwell Hill's start to the season in the NEPL

Benwell Hill are fifth in the North East Premier League after six games, with captain Phil Nicholson quietly pleased with progress

Enjoying many happy returns, Paul Collingwood is Durham Player of the Week

Enjoying many happy returns, Paul Collingwood is Durham Player of the Week
Colly turned 39 this week, scored a century and led his team to victory at Worcestershire and to the top of the County Championship

Durham win at Worcestershire stands Jets in good stead, says Mark Stoneman

Durham win at Worcestershire stands Jets in good stead, says Mark Stoneman
Durham demonstrated their four-day credentials at Worcestershire, and spirits are high heading into a raft of T20 fixtures
England should bide their time over capping Sam Burgess, says Jamie Noon

England should bide their time over capping Sam Burgess, says Jamie Noon

Former England and Newcastle Falcons centre Jamie Noon says the rush to cap Sam Burgess should not ignore the other contenders

Jamie Noon believes England should relax ban on overseas players for World Cup

Jamie Noon believes England should relax ban on overseas players for World Cup
A home Rugby World Cup is a big enough exceptional circumstance for England to pick French-based players like Steffon Armitage, says Jamie Noon

Late drama not a price worth paying as unfair system decides promotion

Late drama not a price worth paying as unfair system decides promotion
Bristol and Worcester's two-legged play-off might be gripping for TV viewers, but it is not a fair way to decide promotion into the Premiership

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