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Rotherham Titans 10 London Irish 38: Titans not disgracd against champions-elect

Championship leaders London Irish, who are favourites to return immediately to the Aviva Premiership, were too powerful and skilful at Clifton Lane where they won by five tries to one.

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Sheffield RUFC march on but Sheffield Tigers suffer sixth sucessive defeat

Sheffield RUFC march on but Sheffield Tigers suffer sixth sucessive defeat

Sheffield underlined their promotion credentials with another good win in National Three Midlands, four second-half tries seeing them to a 38-20 verdict over Bedford Athletic at Abbeydale Park.

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Ben White stood out for Knights -  Picture Scott Merrylees

Poor first half Doncaster Knights’ downfall, says Griffiths

Doncaster Knights failed to regain their top-four spot in the Championship after suffering their third successive defeat against Jersey Reds at St Peter.

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Glen Young scored a late try for Knights -  Picture Scott Merrylees

Jersey Reds 35 Doncaster Knights 29: Third defeat on trot for Knights

Doncaster Knights suffered a third successive Championship defeat for the first time in two years as they went down 35-29 to Jersey Reds at St Peter.

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Rotherham Titans Head Coach Justin Burnell. Picture Scott Merrylees

Rotherham Titans make changes as they try to contain title favourites London Irish at Clifton Lane

Rotherham Titans have made three changes to the side for today’s Championship clash against promotion favourites and league leaders London Irish at Clifton Lane.

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Glen Kenworthy, right, watches on with Clive Griffiths.

Jersey v Doncaster Knights: Travel sick Knights seek relief at crisis-hit Reds

Doncaster Knights will be aiming to avoid a fourth successive away defeat at Jersey tomorrow (2.30pm) as the Championship campaign hits the halfway stage.

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17 Sept 2016...... Rotherham Titans v London Scottish . Ben Foley in action. Picture Scott Merrylees

Rotherham will be ‘hammered’ unless they show top form against London Irish

Rotherham winger Ben Foley is running into form at the right time as the Titans face their toughest home match tomorrow against Championship leaders and promotion favourites, London Irish, who will have in their starting line-up forward Ben Franks, twice a World Cup winner in 2011 and 2015 with New Zealand.

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Beau Robinson is in a race to be fit for this weekends trip to Jersey.

Doncaster Knights: Beau Robinson has Jersey in his sights

Former Australian international Beau Robinson was one of four Doncaster Knights back-row forwards sitting out Sunday's Championship defeat against Cornish Pirates at Castle Park.

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Rotherham Titans Coach Justin Burnell.

Rotherham Titans plea for ‘fair refereeing’ against London Irish

As Rotherham prepare for their toughest home game of the season against Championship leaders, London Irish, on Saturday, Titans’ coach Justin Burnell has put out as special appeal to match referee Steve Lee.

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Andy Ellis scores for Phoenix. Photo: FSP Images

Rugby union round-up: Doncaster Phoenix suffer fifth straight defeat

Doncaster Phoenix lost more ground in National Three North when they conceded eight tries in a 53-17 defeat by Billingham at Castle Park.

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Clive Griffiths and Glen Kenworthy

Doncaster Knights ‘just weren’t good enough’ in Pirates defeat - Kenworthy

Doncaster Knights dropped out of the Championship’s top four following Sunday’s 35-26 defeat by Cornish Pirates at Castle Park.

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Doncaster Knights: ‘Just not good enough’ laments coach after defeat to Cornish Pirates

Doncaster Knights: ‘Just not good enough’ laments coach after defeat to Cornish Pirates

Doncaster Knights dropped out of the Championship’s top-four following yesterday’s 35-26 defeat by Cornish Pirates at Castle Park.

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Paul Jarvis gets set to go over the line for Doncaster Knights: Picture Simon Hulme

Report: Doncaster Knights 26 Cornish Pirates 35 - Castle finally conquered

Cornish Pirates plundered the spoils as they beat Doncaster Knights 35-26 in yesterday’s televised Championship game to become the first side to win at Castle Park this season.

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Rugby report: Rotherham Titans 19 Nottingham 19

Rotherham threw away a match winning position in a Championship match they dominated when Nottingham’s forwards set up a try in the last minute which was then converted just before the final whistle at The Bay.

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Clive Griffiths (centre) takes charge of training.

Doncaster Knights v Cornish Pirates: Knights have big task on their hands - Griffiths

Doncaster Knights look to have a big task on their hands in Sunday’s televised Championship clash against Cornish Pirates at Castle Park (2pm).

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Rotherham Titans: Caolan Ryan rewarded with start for Nottingham clash

Rotherham Titans: Caolan Ryan rewarded with start for Nottingham clash

Rotherham Titans’ coach Justin Burnell has made significant changes to the side which will take on Nottingham in tomorrow’s Championship clash.

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Rotherham Titans Tom MacDonald, breaks between Cornish Pirates Sam Simmonds, left, and Alex, right. Picture James Hardisty

Rotherham Titans prospect aims for Premiership future

As Rotherham Titans prepare for Sunday’s Championship game at Nottingham, coach Justin Burnell is likely to give another first team opportunity to promising number eight Tom MacDonald who was in the side that beat Jersey Reds last week.

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The Sky cameras will be at Castle Park on Sunday.

Doncaster Knights set for Sky-televised clash with Cornish Pirates

Doncaster Knights are hoping for a bumper crowd for Sunday’s Sky-televised Championship clash at home to Cornish Pirates (2pm).

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�1 tickets - Knights players promote the ticket offer for the Cornish Pirates game later this month.

Doncaster Knights slash entry price to £1 for Cornish Pirates clash

£1 - that is all it will cost you to watch Doncaster Knights tackle Cornish Pirates later this month.

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Adam Kettle

Rugby Union: Doncaster Phoenix fail to halt their slide

Doncaster Phoenix suffered their fourth straight defeat in National Three North as they were sunk 26-7 at Kendal.

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