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FT: Edinburgh 28-13 Cardiff Blues

Edinburgh posted their third win of the Guinness PRO12 campaign as they saw off Cardiff Blues 28-13 at BT Murrayfield, with the Welsh outfit paving the way for the hosts after having three players sin-binned at crucial moments.

Edinburgh, who also had two players yellow carded late in the game, welcomed back several men who had been out with long-term injuries and all emerged unscathed from a bruising encounter.

Two penalties by Gareth Davies were all Cardiff had to show for their efforts until seven minutes from full time when Adam Thomas touched and Davies converted.


Frosty overnight. Largely sunny on Monday, once any fog clears

It'll be a bright Monday after any fog clears Credit: PA

This Evening and Tonight:

Temperatures falling sharply through this evening with patchy cloud dispersing to leave a largely clear, cold and frosty night for many with a widespread sharp frost and some freezing fog patches forming. Minimum temperature -3 deg C (27 deg F).


A largely fine and sunny day after a cold, locally foggy, start. Temperatures falling sharply after dusk leading to another cold night with some freezing fog patches. Maximum temperature 9 deg C (48 deg F).

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Turning cloudier with some rain expected across many places through Tuesday and Wednesday. Temperatures around normal, but locally suppressed on Tuesday after a cold start. Thursday drier with strengthening winds.

A470 closed due 'serious collision'

A470 closed due to accident Credit: ITV Wales

The A470 is closed both ways due to serious accident between A4215 at Libanus and the A465 Heads Of The Valleys Road at Cefn Coed Roundabout in Merthyr Tydfil. Emergency services are dealing with the collision, near to the Storey Arms Centre.


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Manchester City apologise over Ched Evans calendar

Manchester City have apologised after children reportedly as young as six were given a certificate featuring convicted rapist Ched Evans.

The youngsters were given the certificate after attending a coaching course at the City academy, where Evans played for eight years before moving to Sheffield United.

Ched Evans served two and a half years of a five year sentence for rape. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

The Sun quoted one parent saying:: “It’s a disgrace. I had to explain to my six-year-old lad why someone on his award was a criminal. A rapist is hardly someone to be promoting City to children."

A Manchester City spokeswoman apologised and said the club had now withdrawn the certificates.

The club would like to apologise for any distress caused to the recipients or their parents.

It is some years since these certificates were updated and they were part of an old batch which were mistakenly distributed and which will not be distributed again.

– Manchester City spokeswoman
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