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Newcastle owner's reaction, Bruno Guimaraes' special moments and big cash bonus close - 5 things

  Newcastle owner's reaction, Bruno Guimaraes' special moments and big cash bonus close - 5 things Newcastle United moved 10 points clear of the relegation zone following a 1-0 win against Wolves at St James' Park and here are five things we learned from the game . READ MORE: Eddie Howe will love owners' stadium decision after Newcastle United boss finds his 'theatre' Chris Wood's precious contribution The fact Callum Wilson remains Newcastle's top scorer with a measly six goals, despite being out since December, tells its own story. But when the Magpies needed Chris Wood most, the striker stepped up.

Newcastle are to set to let Nick Easter leave for free at the end of the season.

He is next in line to follow full-back Mike Brown, scrum-half Louis Schreuder and No10 Will Haydon-Wood out the exit door.

Defence coach Nick Easter will leave the club at the end of the current Premiership season © Provided by Daily Mail Defence coach Nick Easter will leave the club at the end of the current Premiership season

Easter to leave Newcastle at season end

Cost-cutting Newcastle have told Nick Easter that he is free to leave at the end of the season.

The defence coach is the latest departure from the club, following announcements about full-back Mike Brown, scrum-half Louis Schreuder and No10 Will Haydon-Wood.

Pundit sets big target for Newcastle but wants four more like Bruno Guimaraes

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Leicester eye England U20 star Cokanasiga

Leicester Tigers have made a move to sign England Under 20 Phil Cokanasiga. Steve Borthwick wants to poach the centre from London Irish to provide back up to Dan Kelly. Flanker Olly Cracknell is also on the verge of moving from London Irish to Leicester.

New BT deal

BT Sport are set to sign a new contract to broadcast the Champions Cup. An eight-year deal has been proposed, with the current contract expiring at the end of the season. Channel 4 are keen to continue their involvement with one match per round likely to be shown on free-to-air.

After the launch of the United Rugby Championship, South African teams will also be involved with their domestic broadcaster Super Sport set to add to the multi-million pound package.

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BT Sport are set to sign a new deal to have the rights to the Champions Cup © Provided by Daily Mail BT Sport are set to sign a new deal to have the rights to the Champions Cup

Cunningham set to leave Wales women

Wales women's progression since they handed 12 players professional contracts at the start of the year is set to be hit by the departure of head coach Ioan Cunningham after this year's World Cup.

He will replace Byron Hayward at Wales Under 20s. Former amateur boxer Hayward is returning to boxing as a coach.

Quirke set to sign new Sale deal

Raffi Quirke is expected to put pen-to-paper on a new deal with Sale Sharks © Provided by Daily Mail Raffi Quirke is expected to put pen-to-paper on a new deal with Sale Sharks

Raffi Quirke is set to sign a new long-term Sale deal as the Sharks begin to plan for life without Faf de Klerk.

Instead of replacing De Klerk, who is moving to Japan, Sale director of rugby Alex Sanderson will make the 20-year-old his No1 choice at scrum-half.

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