Conor Benn moves to 12-0 after producing fourth round stoppage win against Chris Truman

Conor Benn moves to 12-0 after producing fourth round stoppage win against Chris Truman

CONOR BENN escaped another close shave after stopping journeyman Chris Truman inside the six-round distance. In December, the son of British fight legend Nigel was in a thrilling war with unfancied Frenchman Cedric Peynard that could have cost him his undefeated record. REUTERS Conor Benn moved to 12-0 in the professional ranks after knocking out…

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Leinster 38-16 Scarlets: James Ryan’s try sparks first-half blitz as Irish province reach Champions Cup final

Leinster 38-16 Scarlets: James Ryan’s try sparks first-half blitz as Irish province reach Champions Cup final

At times, it was like watching men against machines in Dublin. The Scarlets may have won over hearts and minds with their passionate European crusade, but here rugby’s romance story was crushed with pneumatic efficiency. Leinster’s dominance was unrelenting. Human error was all but stripped from their game as the Irish clinically booked their place…

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Cardiff City 2-1 Nottingham Forest: Aron Gunnarsson the hero as Bluebirds show character to see off Reds

Cardiff City 2-1 Nottingham Forest: Aron Gunnarsson the hero as Bluebirds show character to see off Reds

It felt, at times, like one of those nights when promotion hopes could be dashed and anxiety would permeate Cardiff City; yet it will be forever remembered for Aron Gunnarsson's first goal of a golden 2017/18. An acrobatic 75th minute strike from the Icelandic midfielder secured a precious three points for the Bluebirds, which brings…

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