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Time to scrap the British and Irish Cup, says Doncaster Knights coach Clive Grifffiths

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths claims the British & Irish Cup ‘has run its course’ and would like to see it replaced.

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Barnsley Ladies continued their fine form into 2017 with a 52 points to 0 win over Isle of Man Vagabonds. Photo: Richard Saunders

Barnsley Ladies Rugby Union team in whitewash over Isle of Man

Barnsley Ladies continued their strong start to 2017 with a 52-0 win over Isle of Man Vagabonds.

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Sam Edgerley scored a late try for the Knights against Munster

Match report: Munster A 24 Doncaster Knights 16

Munster A will fancy their chances of going all the way in this season’s British and Irish Cup after completing a Pool 2 double over Doncaster Knights at Bandon last night.

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Tyson Lewis

Doncaster Knights: Championship’s leading try scorer Tyson Lewis reflects on season so far

There have been few better sights in recent years at Castle Park than jet-heeled wing Tyson Lewis in full flight for Doncaster Knights.

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Declan Cusack

Munster A v Doncaster Knights: ‘It’s going to be tough’, admits Cusack

Fly-half Declan Cusack knows better than most what Doncaster Knights will face in their return B&I Cup Pool 2 clash against Munster A tonight.

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Francis Cummins

Doncaster Knights must right their wrongs in Munster return clash - Cummins

Francis Cummins wants Doncaster Knights to right their wrongs in Ireland tomorrow night.

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Adam Kettle scored Phoenix's only try in their defeat to Lymm. Photo: FSP Images

Rugby union round-up: Latest from Doncaster Phoenix, Wheatley Hills, Thornensians, Wath, Rossington Hornets

Any hopes Doncaster Phoenix had of a New Year turnaround in their fortunes were thwarted by Cheshire visitors Lymm who came from behind for a 17-10 victory at Castle Park.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Griffiths takes Munster defeat on the chin

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths took the club’s 28-12 B&I Cup Pool 2 defeat against Munster A at Castle Park on the chin.

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Aaron Carpenter, pictured in action for Canada.

Doncaster Knights sign Canada captain Aaron Carpenter from London Welsh

Doncaster Knights have bolstered their squad with the signing of Canada captain Aaron Carpenter from Championship rivals London Welsh.

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Jarad Williams scores his irst try for Doncaster Knights as they take the lead against Munster A. Picture Scott Merrylees

Doncaster Knights 12 Munster A 28: Knights’ B&I Cup hopes take a dive

Doncaster Knights look to have blown their chances of reaching the knock-out stages of the B&I Cup after going down to a 28-12 Pool 2 defeat against Munster A at Castle Park.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights v Munster A: Knights aim to break B&I Cup duck

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths has set his charges a target of three successive wins on their return to B&I Cup Pool 2 action today.

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Dougie Flockhart

Doncaster Knights: Record-breaker Dougie Flockhart focused on team goals

Record breaker Dougie Flockhart is putting team goals ahead of personal milestones.

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Harry Allen

Doncaster Knights: Cup king Harry Allen proving his worth at the Castle

Hooker Harry Allen has proved to be one of Doncaster Knights best summer signings.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Griffiths thrilled at nature of back-to-back wins

Doncaster Knights tackled their first training session of 2017 yesterday in good spirits after successive Championship wins over the festive period had seen them end the year in third place.

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Rotherham Titans Head Coach Justin Burnell. Picture Scott Merrylees

Rugby: Drop fears loom large as Rotherham Titans slip to defeat again

Relegation fears are mounting for Rotherham Titans after they suffered another heavy Championship loss.

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Doncaster's Dougie Flockhart. Picture: Marie Caley

Doncaster Knights 34 Richmond 3: Knights end year on high as Flockhart makes history

Doncaster Knights ended the most successful year in their history on a fitting note, when beating Richmond 34-3 at Castle Park to climb back into the Championship’s top four.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Griffiths wants his side to be feared once again

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths wants to bring back the fear factor in the second half of the Championship season.

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Rotherham Titans 12 Doncaster Knights 23: Lewis double clinches derby

Rotherham Titans 12 Doncaster Knights 23: Lewis double clinches derby

Doncaster Knights won the battle of Souh Yorkshire as they earned a first league win at Clifton Lane since 2011 by beating Rotherham Titans 23-12.

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Clive Griffiths

Rotherham Titans v Doncaster Knights: Griffiths has more options for Boxing Day derby

Doncaster Knights will field one of their strongest sides this season in their Boxing Day Championship derby against Rotherham Titans at Clifton Lane.

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Harry Allen

Doncaster Knights can end year on a high - Harry Allen

Hooker Harry Allen might not have the same connections as some of his team-mates but he is just as keen to see Doncaster Knights come out on top in their Boxing Day clash at Rotherham.

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