England internationals Ted Hill and Ollie Lawrence are among four Worcester Warriors players who will join Bath on loan this week as the club desperately try and cut costs.
Manchester United’s players and staff have been encouraged to rip each other during an inquest into their wretched derby capitulation.
It was not hard to interpret how Cristiano Ronaldo was feeling at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Each time the camera kept cutting to the Portugal striker marooned among the other non-playing substitutes on Manchester United’s bench, it felt like a window into his soul. Every Manchester City goal a staging post for the inner despair of the five-time World Player of the Year.