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Leinster A 28 Doncaster Knights 37: Visitors battle back to claim superb victory

SAMOA flanker Josh Tyrell enjoyed a stunning debut as resilient Doncaster Knights produced a memorable comeback in Dublin.

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B&I, the cup that didn’t cheer and hasn’t even seen clubs break even

DONCASTER KNIGHTS paid the sizeable sum of £30,000 to charter a flight to Ireland for Saturday’s British & Irish Cup pool game against Leinster A.

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Wharfedales Josh Burridge scored a try on his 100th appearance for the club as they beat Sheffield 16-10.

Hull Ionians slow out of blocks before beating Blackheath

Hull Ionians bounced back from the previous week’s defeat with an impressive 32-21 home victory over Blackheath in National One.

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Chris Elder breaks through to score a try against Jersey.

Yorkshire Carnegie 26 Jersey 19: Boss Lowes happy with his side’s defensive prowess

YORKSHIRE Carnegie boss James Lowes praised his side’s defensive prowess as they beat previously undefeated pool leaders Jersey in the British & Irish Cup.

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Doncaster Knights' Paul Jarvis

Leinster A 28 Doncaster Knights 37: Rally proves enough to clinch last eight Cup spot for Knights

DONCASTER KNIGHTS produced a stunning comeback in Dublin to end Leinster A’s 100 per cent record and secure a place in the British & Irish Cup quarter-finals.

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Chris Elder

Display key, not the result says Yorkshire Carnegie boss Lowes

PRAGMATIC Yorkshire Carnegie head coach James Lowes maintains he is not concerned if his side fail to secure British & Irish Cup quarter-final qualification today.

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Tyrell handed swift debut for Doncaster

Tyrell handed swift debut for Doncaster

Samoa international Josh Tyrell makes his Doncaster Knights debut today as the club head to Dublin looking to secure their place in the British & Irish Cup last-eight.

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James Lowes.

Performance key for Yorkshire Carnegie coach Lowes

PRAGMATIC Yorkshire Carnegie head coach James Lowes maintains he is not concerned if his side fail to secure British & Irish Cup quarter-final qualification today.

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Lewis Boyce

Former Carnegie prop can’t believe his rapid rise

Former Yorkshire Carnegie prop Lewis Boyce revealed he was “totally speechless” hearing he had been picked for England’s squad to prepare for the NatWest 6 Nations opener against Italy.

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England head coach Eddie Jones: Has named his squad.

Host of new faces for England’s Six Nations opener

England have named eight uncapped players in a 35-man squad selected to prepare for the opening Six Nations opener against Italy on February 4.

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England head coach Eddie Jones.

Jones extends England deal, but RFU insert exit clause to protect against World Cup flop

England’s decision to extend Eddie Jones’s contract until 2021 was motivated by the need to avoid the confused succession planning of the past, according to Rugby Football Union chief executive Steve Brown.

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England head coach Eddie Jones. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Eddie Jones happy to be extending ‘dream’ job with England

England have extended Eddie Jones’ reign as head coach by a further two years as part of their succession planning for his eventual replacement.

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Robbie Davidson of Wharfedale

Weekend Review: Otley benefit as Yorkshire rivals suffer blow to survival hopes

OTLEY secured a crucial bonus-point victory to ease their relegation fears after running out 40-17 winners over Blaydon in National Two North.

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Rotherham Titans'  Drew Cheshire

Nic Rouse off the mark as Rotherham Titans win

ROTHERHAM TITANS picked up only their second win of the season – and a first for new head coach Nic Rouse – as they beat Richmond 31-10 in the British & Irish Cup at Clifton Lane.

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Lesley Klim of Doncaster Knights charges through the Bristol defence in the B and I Cup. (Pictures: Gary Longbottom)

Doncaster Knights in generous mood as they throw away victory chance against Bristol

AFTER an impressive try-scoring debut, Doncaster Knights’ new signing Lesley Klim offered his man-of-the-match reward – a 24-can case of beer – to his sidelined colleague Andy Bulumakau.

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Carnegie try scorer, Josh Bainbridge. PIC: Steve Riding

London Scottish 29 Yorkshire Carnegie 19: ‘Awesome’ Carnegie held at bay by Scottish

JOSH BAINBRIDGE described some of Yorkshire Carnegie’s rugby as “awesome” but it was still not enough to pick up a British & Irish Cup win against London Scottish at Richmond.

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Doncaster Knights score a push over try against Bristol  in the B and I Cup.

Doncaster Knights 32 Bristol 37: Knights left to rue missed chances

FRUSTRATED Doncaster Knights were left ruing missed opportunities as they came so close to completing a British & Irish Cup double over unbeaten Championship leaders Bristol.

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ROUSING TIMES: New Rotherham Titans' head coach Nic Rouse is hoping to end the Titans long wait for a league win. Picture:  Tony Johnson

New coach Nic Rouse hoping direct approach will pay dividends at Rotherham Titans

MOST people would view it as a poisoned chalice but new Rotherham Titans head coach Nic Rouse insists he can make a success of the role.

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Samoan Tyrell agrees deal with Knights

Samoan Tyrell agrees deal with Knights

Doncaster Knights have signed Samoa back-row Josh Tyrell on a deal until the end of the season.

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Doncaster's Matt Challinor.

Challinor planning for ‘real life’ after Doncaster

DONCASTER KNIGHTS legend Matt Challinor admits this could be his final season for the South Yorkshire club as he contemplates a “transition into the real world.”

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