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Doncaster Knights v Rotherham Titans - Alex Keeton braced to make an impact off the bench

DO NOT try telling Doncaster Knights hooker Alex Keeton today’s British & Irish Cup game with Rotherham Titans is a ‘dead rubber’.

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Warren Seals.

Yorkshire Carnegie look to topple leaders Ealing at the seaside

A SIMPLE victory at the picturesque setting of Scarborough RUFC today would secure Yorkshire Carnegie a place in the British & Irish Cup quarter-finals.

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England coach Eddie Jones during the squad announcement at Twickenham Stadium on Friday. Picture: John Walton/PA

Six Nations: Dylan Hartley in contention for opener as Eddie Jones looks for more leaders

EDDIE JONES has cited England’s lack of leaders as one of the biggest stumbling blocks to winning the 2019 World Cup.

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England head coach Eddie Jones.

Six Nations: Sam Underhill left with plenty to prove, says Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones is to omit Sam Underhill from England’s squad for their Grand Slam defence in the belief he has yet to prove himself.

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Members of the Leeds Hunters squad

Meet the gay-friendly Leeds rugby team breaking new ground

An inclusive rugby team aimed at gay and bisexual men has enjoyed 'overwhelming' support since forming in Leeds.

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Yorkshire Review: Harrogate hang on to ease drop fears | Tigers toppled by Lions

Yorkshire Review: Harrogate hang on to ease drop fears | Tigers toppled by Lions

Harrogate claimed a crucial bonus-point win at home after holding off Luctonians 26-24 in a tense battle in National Two North.

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Yorkshire Carnegie head coach Bryan Redpath.
 Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Bedford Blues 12 Yorkshire Carnegie 29 - Exit of Bryan Redpath forgotten as visitors stay in hunt

Yorkshire Carnegie head coach Bryan Redpath admitted he was pleased his side had not let the announcement that he would be quitting the club at the end of the season affect their performance.

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Carnegie head coach Bryan Redpath.

Final chance: Bryan Redpath challenges Yorkshire Carnegie ahead of visit to Bedford

YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE boss Bryan Redpath says his side still believe they can reach a second successive British & Irish Cup final despite an unenviable position in Pool Five.

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Doncaster Knights' Jack Ram is stopped by Rotherham Titans' defence in the Boxing Day encounter

Munster A v Doncaster Knights: Battering Ram makes his mark as Knights bid for swift revenge on Munster in Cup

Tonga forward Jack Ram has certainly made an instant impact for Doncaster Knights.

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James Lowes, left, will replace Bryan Redpath, who is stepping down as Yorkshire Carnegies head coach (Picture: Tony Johnson).

James Lowes to step up at Yorkshire Carnegie as Bryan Redpath figures it is time for a change

YORKSHIRE Carnegie’s head coach Bryan Redpath will end his illustrious professional rugby career and move into the financial sector after admitting he could not wait any longer for a new deal at Headingley.

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Yorkshire Carnegie's departing head coach Bryan Redpath. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Bryan Redpath to leave Yorkshire Carnegie for financial sector

Yorkshire Carnegie head coach Bryan Redpath will leave at the end of the season to take up an opportunity in the financial world - with former chief James Lowes resuming control of the side for 2017-18.

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England forward Chris Robshaw will miss the Six Nations. (Picture: PA)

Problems for England as Robshaw misses out

Chris Robshaw will miss the entire Six Nations with a shoulder problem that further deepens England’s injury troubles.

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Wharfedale v Blaydon. Jamie Guy. Picture Scott Merrylees

Yorkshire RU round-up: Jordan’s double not enough as Wharfedale hopes dashed

Wharfedale suffered heartbreak as they lost out to hosts Hinckley 31-30 with the last kick of the National Two game.

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Sam Edgerley.

Doncaster 12 Munster A 28: Sam Edgerley determined to cement place of his own with Knights

SWAPPING between playing both scrum-half and winger is unusual and can never be the easiest of tasks but it is one Doncaster Knights’ Sam Edgerley continues to prove is possible.

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Doncaster Knights 12 Munster A 28: Interceptions cost Knights in rearranged clash

Doncaster Knights 12 Munster A 28: Interceptions cost Knights in rearranged clash

DONCASTER KNIGHTS saw their British & Irish Cup hopes ended after gifting Munster A victory today.

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Clive Griffiths, Doncaster Knights director of rugby. Picture: Marie Caley.

B&I Cup - Doncaster Knights make changes in bid for lift-off

Doncaster Knights head coach Clive Griffiths has rung the changes as his side prepare to welcome Munster A in the British and Irish Cup today.

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David Doherty is to don the boots again to help Harrogate beat the drop from National Two North (Picture: Steve Riding)

National Two North: Yorkshire trio locked in battle to beat the drop

FOR a trio of under-pressure Yorkshire clubs, today marks the start of a pivotal point in their season as the battle to avoid relegation intensifies.

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John Spencer, pictured at last months media conference to announce the 2017 British and Irish Lions coaching staff (Picture: Brian Lawless/PA Wire).

The bigger the challenge, the bigger the Lions’ opportunity, says John Spencer

IT IS an indication of just how much excitement the British Lions generate that their Twitter feed yesterday declared it is “just” 150 days until the first game of its tour to New Zealand and no one thought to suggest it was an irrelevant marker.

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Jones can make his unbeaten side even better

WHEN YOU have had a perfect year, it is safe to say the state of the nation is in pretty good hands.

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Rotherham Titans will be ready to welcome back Ben Foley to the first team. (Picture: Scott Merrylees)

No panic at Rotherham Titans despite alarming freefall

Rotherham Titans chairman Nick Cragg says the club still believe Justin Burnell is the man to rescue them from their slide down the Championship table.

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