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Big names: Harlequins' capture of Jamie Roberts will address the club's shortcomings in midfield

Rugby Union: Harlequins' recruitment mistakes have cost club dear

Passionate: Dave Ward believes rugby is a sport for the future

Rugby Union: Quins hooker Ward believes in power of rugby

Spending big: Head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen is rebuilding his squad fast ahead of next week's trip to Portugal

Brentford: Record-signing Bjelland makes impression as Bees return to training

Good signing: AFC Wimbledon have signed ex-Brentford defender Karleigh Osborne on a season-long loan from Bristol City

AFC Wimbledon: Dons double swoop makes them formidable force

New direction: England's Abigail Chamberlain will combine playing with coaching after being named an assistant coach at London Cornish

Rugby Union: England captain takes first step into coaching

Happy to be back: Josh Drauniniu is pleased to be back in familiar surroundings

London Welsh: Welsh winger has unfinished business as Exiles return from Oxford exile

Flashback: Jon Mills & Co with the Championship trophy in 2012

Rugby union: Welsh must learn to win again, says Phillips

Hard work: Bees defender Tony Craig, centre, will have a hard summer trying to impress new head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen

Brentford: Craig will feel the heat of Barbet arrival

Falling into place: Head coach Marinus Djikhuizen will have another font of knowledge to tap into in Flemming Pedersen

Brentford: Pundits poke fun but Bees' footballing philosopher is no flash in the pan

Speedster: Jordan Burns has appeared for Harlequins more in the shortened format of the game

Harlequins: Burns can make Bedford Blues' number nine shirt his own

Staying put: Brentford keeper Mark Smith in action during a loan spell at Hampton & Richmond Borough last season

Brentford: Smith wins battle for new Bees deal

New faces: Football fans in Hampton will get the chance to cast their eye over some young professionals of the future, when Brentford's U21s host their league matches at Beveree next term

Football: Hampton agree deal to host Brentford U21 matches

On his toes: Ryan Williams, far right, has seen his career stall at League Two Morecambe

Brentford: Williams out to make sure Dijkhuizen gamble pays off

Cinema-goer: AFC Wimbledon midfielder Dannie Bulman

First time for everything: AFC Wimbledon midfielder Dannie Bulman

Deep in thought: Head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen has much to learn, but is more concerned with preparing his players than the opposition

Brentford: Pre-season vital to Bees' hopes in hectic opening month

Hope springs eternal: Hampton striker Charlie Moone would target man to ease his workload

Football: Moone is hoping more Hampton firepower suits him

Rude awakening: New head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen will get a good idea of the task in hand in the opening month of the campaign

Brentford: Ipswich Town the visitors for Dijkhuizen's first game

Tough times: Scottish prop Jimmy Litchfield learned some harsh lessons in the Premiership last term

RUGBY UNION: Tough Welsh campaign sets me up for life, says Litchfield

London Scottish: New boy Bartle ready for the Championship

London Scottish: New boy Bartle ready for the Championship

Trials: Alan Dowson

Hampton & Richmond boss to judge academy hopefuls

Thoughts: New Brentford head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen

New Brentford regime: Here’s how it will work

Brentford: New coach says Brentford are not a sacking club

Brentford: New coach says Brentford are not a sacking club

Happy man: Coach Peter Richards, right with fellow coach Tim Payne, thinks he has found a gem in new boy Jason Harries

London Scottish: Englishman can impact the Scots

Target: Beavers boss Alan Dowson would like to bring back Moussa Diarra to the club permanently

Football: Hampton have not got loadsamoney, says boss Dowson

Brave call: New Bees head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen knows his appointment is a gamble     Picture: Mark D Fuller/obfcp.co.uk

FOOTBALL: Benham is gambling on me, says new Bees head coach

Found him: Harlequins Joe Trayfoot, left, and Ross Chisholm catch up with the Shaun the Sheep in London

Harlequins: Chisholm and Trayfoot face up to formidable opponent

Historic: Brentford midfielder Stuart Dallas had a fine season for the Bees last term

Brentford: Bees confirm new head coach after Warburton exit

Thanks, Dave: James Tarkowski says he owes a lot to departing Bees coach David Weir

Brentford: Tarkowski thanks departing Weir for influence

On his way: Corinthian Casuals club captain Joe Hicks will step up a level with Hampton & Richmond Borough next term

Hampton & Richmond: Hicks is ready for step up to Premier League

On duty: Hampton & Richmond Borough academy manager Peter Augustine, centre, gets his point across at Ipswich Town's Playford Road training centre earlier this month

Hampton & Richmond: Academy chief says new signings will not block youngsters' path to Beavers' first choice

New boys: Scottish appointed Tim Payne, left, and Peter Richards last week

London Scottish: New coach Richards warns play-offs will be tough ask next term

Rising star: Harlequins back rower Jack Clifford has impressed many this term, including England coach Stuart Lancaster

Harlequins: Clifford gets England call

Not surprised by Easter: England captain Chris Robshaw

Harlequins: Robshaw backs Easter for World Cup call

Recognition: Former London Scottish star Elliot Daly has been selected for the initial 50-man England World Cup squad

Rugby Union: Daly's international call-up reduces his mum to tears

Big ambitions: Hampton & Richmond Borough boss Alan Dowson is after a top five finish for the Beavers next term

Hampton & Richmond: Dowson already fears the sack after just months in charge

Bang in form: Harlequins Nick Easter has played the best rugby of his career in the past few seasons

Harlequins: Veteran Easter makes first cut for World Cup

On his way: Brentford boss Mark Warburton leaves the club at the end of the month with no firm plan of where his future lies

Brentford: Only innovation will ensure Bees can remain sustainable

Committed: Former AFC Wimbledon keeper Seb Brown has agreed terms to play for Hampton & Richmond Borough next season

Hampton & Richmond: Brown and Moone make Beavers solid from back to front

Presence: Jamie Roberts will add plenty of much needed grunt in the Quins midfield as he challenges himself to become a better player

Harlequins: Roberts will give Quins big game edge says O'Shea

Strong stuff: Quins centre Tom Casson makes a break and off-loads in a European Callenge Cup clash with I Estra at the Stoop in 2010

Harlequins: Casson feels heat of Roberts arrival and quits for Yorkshire Carnegie

Saints fan: Sutton United boss Paul Doswell

First time for everything: Sutton United manager Paul Doswell

Frustrated: Boss Mark Warburton is frustrated he cannot continue to see the his players blossom

Brentford: Bees can challenge again says Warburton

Thanking his lucky stars: Brentford defender Moses Odubajo

Brentford: Odubajo reveals sliding door moment that could yet lead to the Premier League

Pritch battle: Bees midfielder Alex Pritchard was unable to influence the game against a dominant Middlesbrough at the Riverside on Friday

Brentford: Middlesbrough dominate to end Bees promotion dream

Flying form: Brentford loan star Alex Pritchard is destined for greatness says boss mark Warburton

Brentford: Middlesbrough will have to stop future England star to prevail

Confident: England captain Chris Robshaw is pleased with the way his side is shaping up for the World Cup

RUGBY UNION: Attacking flair is final piece in England jigsaw, says skipper Robshaw

Thinking big: Mark Warburton is reminded of what might be every day when he drives past Wembley

Brentford: Wembley and Burnley are Warburton's inspiration ahead of play-off clash

Standing down: Scottish director of rugby Mike Friday will leave the club at the end of the month to pursue other business and rugby interests

London Scottish: Business interests force Friday to quit, but he backs Scottish for top four again

Ring ready: Brentford's Harlee Dean reckons playing at the Riverside stadium will help his side's cause

Brentford: Trip to Middlesbrough will suit Bees, says Dean

On the up: Number eight Jack Clifford has impressed all this term

Harlequins: Clifford cleans up at Quins awards

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