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# The Natural

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# The Natural
'Huge honour' as 24-year-old Ryan takes Ireland captaincy for England Test
The Leinster lock signalled he will lean on experienced heads like Peter O’Mahony and Keith Earls.
# totemic
Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs
The Leinster second row had to brush off the calls for him to captain Ireland. He is aware he still has plenty to learn.
# The Natural
After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter
‘Sometimes you felt like you had a bit of a hangover and other times it feels like something’s wrong in your head and you’re tempted to call A&E.’
# The Natural
'He's been coaching for two years in our environment': Schmidt excited to bring Payne's influence to Oz
The head coach has long viewed the Ulster man as an invaluable presence on the field, so his off-field presence will be more than welcome approaching the first Test against the Wallabies.
# The Natural
Baseball star says accusations he is using PEDs are 'flattering'
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta did, however, dismiss claims he was cheating.
# The Natural
Legendary coach Butch Harmon says Tiger Woods should stop hiring coaches
Sean Foley got the door this week.
# The Natural
'It's just a bit of instinct', says Zebo after latest star turn
The Munster wing says he and his team-mates are encouraged to trust themselves and take a chances like his deft flick.
# The reel deal
The Magnificent Seven: the best sports movies ever
With Moneyball set to be released, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite sports flicks. Do you agree?