He is England's greatest ever try scorer but Rory Underwood faces a new sporting challenge this summer.
Underwood, who racked up an impressive 49 tries in 85 appearances on England's wing, is taking part in this year's Mazda London Triathlon in August, his first ever crack at the event.
For most of us a trip to France is a chance to indulge in some fine food, cheap wine and perhaps enjoy a day or two of sunshine.
But in these days of plunging exchange rates many people are forgoing expensive foreign jaunts and staying closer to home.
West Ham cruised to victory over Hull last night but it was definitely a case of what might have been.
The Hammers produced one of their best displays of the season to totally outplay their visitors and it was only poor finishing that denied them a bigger margin of victory.
West Ham's new signing Savio Nsereko could make his debut against Hull City this evening.
The 19-year-old German, signed for a club record fee on Monday, has been given clearance to play and could be included in Gianfranco Zola's squad.
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By Andrew Williams
It’s been great to see the return of the Great British Food Fight to our Channel 4 screens.
So far we have been treated to culinary mad professor Heston Blumenthal’s attempts to spruce up the ailing Little Chef chain.
STAFF at the DLR control room could hold a 24-hour strike next week after a breakdown in talks between the RMT and Serco Docklands.
Negotiations have been ongoing over proposals to reduce weekend working hours which the union argues will cost 30 staff 24 rest days.
Tony Craig and Marc Laird struck second half goals as Millwall kept up the pressure on the League One leaders.
A 2-0 win at Hereford - coupled with dropped points by Leicester City and MK Dons - left the Lions in a promising position after Tuesday's match.
Victory was sweet - if a long time overdue - as Charlton beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in a tense Championship clash at The Valley.
It may have been Charlton's first win in 20 league matches but the home fans were delighted to have secured it against south London rivals Palace.
West Ham unveiled their newest recruit this morning and promised there would be no more departures from Upton Park.
Savio Nsereko has joined the Hammers from Italian Serie B side Brescia on a four and a half year contract for an undisclosed fee.