RU Championship fixtures: Home date with Albion for returning Knights

Rotherham Titans, who reached the play-offs last season, visit London Scottish to kick-off the new season.
Rotherham Titans, who reached the play-offs last season, visit London Scottish to kick-off the new season.
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Promoted Doncaster Knights will face Plymouth Albion while Rotherham Titans and Leeds Carnegie are off on their travels on the opening weekend of the 2014-15 Greene King IPA Championship season.

Rotherham visit London Scottish on the weekend of September 5/6/7 while Leeds - who will be known as Yorkshire Carnegie by the start of the season - travel to Cornish Pirates.

Carnegie host Bristol on the second weekend as Rotherham - who face three away games in the opening month - are at Bedford.

The first Yorkshire derby is slated for round four of the season, the weekend of September 26/27/28 when Leeds host Doncaster.

Rotherham visit Headingley two weeks later.

The first South Yorkshire derby is scheduled for the opening weekend of 2015 with the Titans visiting the Knights.

Significantly, the two legs of the play-off final is scheduled for May 11 and 18, two weeks earlier than last season.

Fixtures in full

Round 1 – September 5/6/7

London Scottish v Rotherham Titans

Nottingham Rugby v Bedford Blues

Doncaster Knights v Plymouth Albion

Moseley v Jersey RFC

Bristol Rugby v Worcester Warriors

Cornish Pirates v Leeds Carnegie

Round 2 – September 12/13/14

Bedford Blues v Rotherham Titans

Leeds Carnegie v Bristol Rugby

Worcester Warriors v Moseley

Jersey RFC v Doncaster Knights

Plymouth Albion v Nottingham Rugby

Cornish Pirates v London Scottish

Round 3 – September 19/20/21

London Scottish v Bedford Blues

Rotherham Titans v Plymouth Albion

Nottingham Rugby v Jersey RFC

Doncaster Knights v Worcester Warriors

Moseley v Leeds Carnegie

Bristol Rugby v Cornish Pirates

Round 4 – September 26/27/28

Jersey RFC v Rotherham Titans

Plymouth Albion v Bedford Blues

Cornish Pirates v Moseley RFC

Leeds Carnegie v Doncaster Knights

Worcester Warriors v Nottingham Rugby

Bristol Rugby v London Scottish

Round 5 – October 3/4/5

London Scottish v Plymouth Albion

Bedford Blues v Jersey RFC

Rotherham Titans v Worcester Warriors

Nottingham Rugby v Leeds Carnegie

Doncaster Knights v Cornish Pirates

Moseley v Bristol Rugby

Championship XV v Canada – Sunday November 2

Round 6 – November 7/8/9

Leeds Carnegie v Rotherham Titans

Worcester Warriors v Bedford Blues

Jersey RFC v Plymouth Albion

Bristol Rugby v Doncaster Knights

Cornish Pirates v Nottingham Rugby

Moseley v London Scottish

Round 7 – November 14/15/16

London Scottish v Jersey RFC

Plymouth Albion v Worcester Warriors

Bedford Blues v Leeds Carnegie

Rotherham Titans v Cornish Pirates

Nottingham Rugby v Bristol Rugby

Doncaster Knights v Moseley RFC

Round 8 – November 21/22/23

Bristol Rugby v Rotherham Titans

Cornish Pirates v Bedford Blues

Leeds Carnegie v Plymouth Albion

Worcester Warriors v Jersey RFC

Moseley RFC v Nottingham Rugby

Doncaster Knights v London Scottish

Round 9 – December 19/20/21

London Scottish v Worcester Warriors

Jersey RFC v Leeds Carnegie

Plymouth Albion v Cornish Pirates

Bedford Blues v Bristol Rugby

Rotherham Titans v Moseley

Nottingham Rugby v Doncaster Knights

Round 10 – January 2/3/4

Doncaster Knights v Rotherham Titans

Moseley v Bedford Blues

Bristol Rugby v Plymouth Albion

Cornish Pirates v Jersey RFC

Leeds Carnegie v Worcester Warriors

Nottingham Rugby v London Scottish

Round 11 – January 9/10/11

London Scottish v Leeds Carnegie

Worcester Warriors v Cornish Pirates

Jersey RFC v Bristol Rugby

Plymouth Albion v Moseley

Bedford Blues v Doncaster Knights

Rotherham Titans v Nottingham Rugby

Round 12 – January 16/17/18

Rotherham Titans v Bedford Blues

Nottingham Rugby v Plymouth Albion

Doncaster Knights v Jersey RFC

Moseley v Worcester Warriors

Bristol Rugby v Leeds Carnegie

London Scottish v Cornish Pirates

Round 13 – January 30/31/1

Plymouth Albion v Rotherham Titans

Cornish Pirates v Bristol Rugby

Leeds Carnegie v Moseley

Worcester Warriors v Doncaster Knights

Jersey RFC v Nottingham Rugby

Bedford Blues v London Scottish

Round 14 – February 6/7/8

Bedford Blues v Plymouth Albion

Rotherham Titans v Jersey RFC

Nottingham Rugby v Worcester Warriors

Doncaster Knights v Leeds Carnegie

Moseley v Cornish Pirates

London Scottish v Bristol Rugby

Round 15 – February 13/14/15

Worcester Warriors v Rotherham Titans

Jersey RFC v Bedford Blues

Bristol Rugby v Moseley

Cornish Pirates v Doncaster Knights

Leeds Carnegie v Nottingham Rugby

Plymouth Albion v London Scottish

Round 16 – February 20/21/22

Plymouth Albion v Jersey RFC

Bedford Blues v Worcester Warriors

Rotherham Titans v Leeds Carnegie

Nottingham Rugby v Cornish Pirates

Doncaster Knights v Bristol Rugby

London Scottish v Moseley

Round 17 – March 6/7/8

Cornish Pirates v Rotherham Titans

Leeds Carnegie v Bedford Blues

Worcester Warriors v Plymouth Albion

Moseley v Doncaster Knights

Bristol Rugby v Nottingham Rugby

Jersey RFC v London Scottish

Round 18 – March 20/21/22

Jersey RFC v Worcester Warriors

Plymouth Albion v Leeds Carnegie

Bedford Blues v Cornish Pirates

Rotherham Titans v Bristol Rugby

London Scottish v Doncaster Knights

Nottingham Rugby v Moseley

Round 19 – March 27/28/29

Moseley v Rotherham Titans

Bristol Rugby v Bedford Blues

Cornish Pirates v Plymouth Albion

Leeds Carnegie v Jersey RFC

Doncaster Knights v Nottingham Rugby

Worcester Warriors v London Scottish

Round 20 – April 10/11/12

Worcester Warriors v Leeds Carnegie

Jersey v Cornish Pirates

Plymouth Albion v Bristol Rugby

Bedford Blues v Moseley

Rotherham Titans v Doncaster Knights

London Scottish v Nottingham Rugby

Round 21 – April 17/18/19

Nottingham Rugby v Rotherham Titans

Doncaster Knights v Bedford Blues

Moseley v Plymouth Albion

Bristol Rugby v Jersey RFC

Cornish Pirates v Worcester Warriors

Leeds Carnegie v London Scottish

Round 22 – Saturday April 25

Leeds Carnegie v Cornish Pirates

Worcester Warriors v Bristol Rugby

Jersey RFC v Moseley

Plymouth Albion v Doncaster Knights

Bedford Blues v Nottingham Rugby

Rotherham Titans v London Scottish

Play-offs: May 1/2/3 and May 8/9/10

Finals: w/c May 11 and w/c May 18