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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 Carnegie and 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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England head coach Eddie Jones: Has eyes on World Cup.

State of the Nation - Rugby Union: All Blacks will test England credentials

IT seems churlish to suggest given their near impeccable record but England really must do better in 2018 if they are to achieve arguably their biggest goal – beating the All Blacks.

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Joe Buckle scored the winning try for Yorkshire Carnegie at Doncaster Knights.

‘Hungry’ Yorkshire Carnegie can still influence promotion, insists Joe Buckle

DESPITE being up to third in the Championship, Yorkshire Carnegie realise promotion remains a seriously unlikely prospect but it does not mean they cannot challenge those who are bidding for the Premiership.

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Alex Davies slotted Yorkshire Carnegie's winning injury-time conversion against Doncaster Knights (Picture: Steve Riding).

Doncaster Knights 30 Yorkshire Carnegie 32: Visitors finally end hosts’ defiance after Civetta’s exit

THERE was no triumphant outcome for New Yorker Nick Civetta last night, his red card eventually proving so costly despite a valiant effort from his Doncaster Knights team-mates in a remarkable derby against Yorkshire Carnegie.

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Luke Cole - Rotherham Titans, Rotherham, United Kingdom, 23rd August 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Hartpury College v Rotherham Titans: New coach Rouse keeps it simple for desperate Titans

ROTHERHAM Titans hooker Luke Cole says new head coach Nic Rouse has not altered “a massive amount” as the relegation-troubled club look to see out 2017 by picking up an elusive first Championship win of the season.

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On the way back: Doncaster Knights' Paul Jarvis. Picture: Tony Johnson

Knights itching to claim revenge 
in derby

DONCASTER KNIGHTS’ Paul Jarvis says his side’s controversial defeat to rivals Yorkshire Carnegie four months ago has “lingered over” their entire campaign.

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Chris Elder attacks down the wing for Yorkshire Carnegie against Bristol. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Doncaster Knights v Yorkshire Carnegie: Carnegie confidence boosted for derby

YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE will aim for a sixth successive win when they visit Doncaster Knights in the Championship tonight.

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