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Doncaster Knights CAN hurt London Irish, insists Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights director of rugby Clive Griffiths has a few tricks up his sleeve which he hopes could help break down the meanest defence in the Championship in Sunday’s play-off semi-final first leg.

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Doncaster Knights chief executive David Ryall.

Doncaster Knights rule out promotion to the Aviva Premiership ahead of play-off campaign

Doncaster Knights have announced they will NOT accept promotion to the Aviva Premiership if they are successful in their forthcoming play-off campaign.

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D-Day as Sheffield RUFC and Tigers bid for promotion and survival

D-Day as Sheffield RUFC and Tigers bid for promotion and survival

Sheffield Tigers escaped the National League Two North relegation zone with a convincing 49-22 win over South Leicester.

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Michael Hills

Doncaster Knights boosted by returnees for Championship play-off semi-final against London Irish

Doncaster Knights look set to field their strongest side in several months in Sunday’s Championship play-off semi-final first-leg tie against London Irish at Castle Park on Sunday (3pm).

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Latu Makaafi in action for Knights against London Irish. Photo:   Scott Merrylees

The battle may be lost but Doncaster Knights can still win the war, says chief Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights may have lost the battle at Castle Park on Saturday but they can still win the war.

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Tyson Lewis scores Doncaster's only try and, below, in full flight for the Castle Park club. Picture Scott Merrylees

Doncaster Knights 5 London Irish 22: Knights show they will be no pushover when they meet Exiles in play-offs

Doncaster Knights failed to improve on fourth place as they suffered a 22-5 defeat at home to league leaders London Irish in their final game of the regular Championship season.

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Sheffield Tigers RUFC game has been cancelled

Sheffield Tigers semi-final game cancelled due to injuries

Sheffield Tigers RUFC game against Otley in the Yorkshire Cup has been cancelled.

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Glen Kenworthy

Doncaster Knights: Kenworthy expecting ‘the best’ against London Irish

Fourth-placed Doncaster Knights take on runaway league leaders London Irish at Castle Park tomorrow (3pm) on what promises to be a dramatic climax to the regular Championship campaign.

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Steve Salvin: 'The boys just had nothing left - they were were physically empty.'

London Irish 82 Rotherham Titans 3: Worst ever defeat as Titans finish bottom

Rotherham Titans were condemned to finishing bottom of the Championship after suffering their worst ever defeat, 82-3 at London Irish.

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Tyson Lewis scores the opening try for Knights. 
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Doncaster Knights 24 Jersey Reds 20: Knights in play offs for second year running

Doncaster Knights booked their place in the Championship play-offs for a second successive season.

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Rotherham Titans prepared for tough Irish encounter

Rotherham Titans go into their final Championship game of the season against table toppers London Irish, knowing full well the extent of the challenge which awaits them.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Play-off race could go right to the wire - Griffiths

Doncaster Knights director of rugby Clive Griffiths says the race for the Championship play-offs could go down to the last kick of the last game.

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Andy Bulumakau

Doncaster Knights v Jersey: Knights look to make home advantage count in vital clash - Bulumakau

There were justified fears that centre Mat Clark’s ankle injury in early February could have an adverse affect on Doncaster Knights’ play-off hopes.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Jersey brimming with confidence, warns Griffiths ahead of crucial clash

Doncaster Knights will face a Jersey outfit brimming with confidence on Saturday, director of rugby Clive Griffiths has warned.

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Glen Young gathers from the line out, Doncaster Knights v Yorkshire Carnegie.

Newcastle Falcons prospect Glen Young growing up fast with Doncaster Knights

Glen Young has proved a tower of strength - especially in the lineouts - for Doncaster Knights this season.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Play-off destiny in our hands - Griffiths

Clive Griffiths will remain at the helm as Doncaster Knights chase a second successive Championship play-off spot despite ‘going under the knife’ yesterday afternoon.

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Aaron Carpenter, left, scored Knights' second try. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Cornish Pirates 34 Doncaster Knights 17: Knights suffer first away defeat of year

Doncaster Knights suffered their first Championship defeat on the road this year in yesterday’s clash.

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Glen Kenworthy

Cornish Pirates v Doncaster Knights: Knights aim to reclaim third spot at Mennaye Field

Doncaster Knights will be defending an unbeaten Championship record on the road in 2017 when they take on Cornish Pirates tomorrow in their final away game of the regular season at Mennaye Field (3pm).

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights make Nottingham’s Morgan Eames first new signing for next season

Doncaster Knights have made Nottingham’s young second row Morgan Eames their first new signing for the 2017/18 season.

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Rotherham Titans have sacked head coach Justin Burnell after winning just one of their last 14 games (Picture: Scott Merrylees).

Burnell axed as Rotherham Titans look to make quick start to squad rebuilding

Justin Burnell yesterday paid the price for Rotherham Titans’ wretched run of form that in any other year would have left them facing relegation to semi-professional rugby.

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