‘Red Bull significantly exceeded the cap in 2021, rivals demand severe penalties’ : PlanetF1

The FIA is facing its stiffest test yet in the budget cap era with Ferrari and Mercedes said to be baying for blood with rumours Red Bull “significantly” exceeded the budget cap last season. Last season Formula 1 introduced a budget cap of $145 million with the teams warned of consequences should they exceed it. … Read more

Fernando Alonso highlights his own “stats” as a warning to Max Verstappen : PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has cited his own career statistics in showing how continued success in Formula 1 is not necessarily guaranteed, with Max Verstappen on the verge of his second title. Alonso, a two-time World Champion himself, got within a handful of points of winning additional titles in subsequent seasons after his 2005 and 2006 successes, … Read more

Lewis Hamilton’s “sacrifice” reminds Ross Brawn of Michael Schumacher’s : PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton’s fight to see Mercedes return to P1 reminds Ross Brawn of the “sacrifices” Michael Schumacher made when he was with the team a decade ago. After eight seasons of dominating Formula 1, winning seven successive Drivers’ titles and an unprecedented eight consecutive Constructors’, it is almost impossible for Mercedes to win either championship … Read more

Can Ferrari’s reported upgrade delay the inevitable in Singapore? : PlanetF1

Max Verstappen and Red Bull are surely destined for title glory, but could a Ferrari upgrade delay celebrations for another round at least? Although not mathematically the case, effectively Ferrari’s title hopes are over for 2022, the Scuderia going into the Singapore Grand Prix, the first since 2019, 139 points behind Red Bull in the … Read more

England 3-3 Germany – The Mailbox reacts to Harry Maguire’s latest catastrophe

It isn’t just England, Gareth Southgate and Harry Maguire in the Mailbox. We have missives on the WSL weekend and more. Get your views in to [email protected]…   Southgate’s reasoning made clearSo we went more attacking and conceded 3, 2 of which were individual errors. That’s probably why Gareth doesn’t want to throw the kitchen … Read more

Several All Blacks feature : PlanetRugby

With the dust having settled on the Rugby Championship, we have gone through the action to pick the best players from the tournament. The All Blacks claimed the title after an emphatic 40-14 win over Australia that set the Springboks a difficult challenge of beating Argentina by more than 39 points to challenge for the … Read more

Judge Southgate on England’s World Cup performance, not the sodding Nations League…

The Mailbox discusses the suggestion of Harry Redknapp managing England, while there is a plea for perspective over calls for Gareth Southgate to go. Get your views in to [email protected]…   Harry for EnglandBadwolf; Whilst I agree that Harry Redknapp would definitely bring a much needed feel good factor to the England squad on the … Read more

End of the road for Southgate? It’s time for Redknapp to ‘finally get a crack’ at the England job…

Is it time for Harry Redknapp to ‘get a crack’ at the England job? Calls for Gareth Southgate to be sacked, Jurgen Klopp’s legacy at Liverpool and more… Send your views to [email protected]…   Time for Harry?Can anyone tell me that we wouldn’t be better off letting Redknapp finally get a crack, on a one … Read more

Jordie Barrett states his case at centre : PlanetRugby

Following their dominant 40-14 victory over Australia in their Rugby Championship Test in Auckland on Saturday, here’s the player ratings for New Zealand. 15 Beauden Barrett: Worked well in tandem with Richie Mo’unga. Not his flashiest performance but his playmaking abilities gives New Zealand an extra threat in the wider channels. 7 14 Will Jordan: … Read more

New Zealand win title despite South Africa’s victory : PlanetRugby

New Zealand claimed the 2022 Rugby Championship title after South Africa could only secure a 38-21 victory over Argentina at Kings Park Stadium in Durban. The Springboks needed a bonus-point triumph and a 39-point gap between them and Los Pumas to usurp the All Blacks in the table but they came up against a resilient … Read more