That was left, instead, to mid-table Hull City who hammered relegation-threatened Fulham 6-0 while champions Manchester United continued their steady improvement with a 1-0 win atNorwich City, courtesy of England
strikerDanny Welbeck's fourth goal in four games.
That call came courtesy of England
and Lions great Dusty Hare (pictured right), the long-time Leicester full-back who was running the club's academy programme.
Clash of the opening round is perhaps that between rapidlyimproving bitches Odell Faith and Saveourstow Lass in heat three, where prolific winner Hurleys Hero also adds to the mix, while there is proven Category One winning form in heats one and two courtesy of England
Expects and He Went Whoosh respectively.
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This October England will travel to Australia to compete in the Rugby League World Cup and, courtesy of England
sponsors Gillette, our lucky winner will experience the best sporting trip a fan can get.
Wasps put Bath to bed courtesy of England
wing Paul Sackey's try double and a touchdown by hooker Rob Webber, who featured in the back-row after illness sidelined flanker Tom Rees.
Their 29-19 win came courtesy of England
reject Ollie Smith and Henry Tuilagi with another unwanted Englishman, full-back Tim Stimpson, kicking the rest of the points.
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Rugby sponsors O2.
Midway through the first half Saints' firepower eased its way into proceedings courtesy of England
fullback Ben Foden, who hit a fine straightening line from a five-metre scrum to take the lead - a penalty apiece from Gopperth and Stephen Myler taking the half-time score to 10-6.
Aston Villa took all three points in January with a 2-1 win courtesy of England
defender Gareth Southgate, who scored both goals.
Goals from Gonzalo Castro, Mesut Ozil - courtesy of England
goalkeeper Scott Loach's error - and a late brace from Sandro Wagner handed dominant Germany a comfortable win.
The competition, courtesy of England
kit sponsors Nationwide, gives the winners to chance to spend an evening with a top player.