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Professional Yorkshire rugby player collapses and dies at training session

Professional rugby union club Doncaster Knights have announced that one of their players has passed away after collapsing at training.

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Doncaster Knights prop Ian Williams, who died on Tuesday

Doncaster Knights announce shock death of forward Ian Williams, 27

Doncaster Knights prop forward Ian Williams has died after collapsing in training on Tuesday morning.
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Matt Challinor in action against Hartpury. Photo: Marie Caley

Injury mars victory for Doncaster Knights

Doncaster Knights boosted their hopes of a third consecutive top-four Championship finish with a 48-38 win over Hartpury at Castle Park.

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Glen Kenworthy

Doncaster Knights: Castle Park regulars ‘deserve better’ - Kenworthy

Doncaster Knights boast one of the best, if not the best, playing surface in the Championship.

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Jack Ram in action against London Scottish

Doncaster Knights: Griffiths hails match winner Foley

Doncaster Knights are back into the top four of the Championship for the first time since early season.

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Tyson Lewis

Doncaster Knights hand eight players new contracts

Doncaster Knights have confirmed a raft of contract extensions.

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Matt Challinor

Doncaster Knights: Matt Challinor and Michael Hills sign new contracts

Matt Challinor and Michael Hills have both signed new contracts with Doncaster Knights.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Griffiths had no hesitation over new deal

Clive Griffiths insists it took him no time at all to decide to commit his future to Doncaster Knights.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights tie down director of rugby Clive Griffiths until 2020

Director of rugby Clive Griffiths has committed his future to Doncaster Knights until the summer of 2020.

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Clive Griffiths

Nottingham v Doncaster Knights: Build-up and team news as Knights resume bid for Championship top four finish

Doncaster Knights will be looking for a sixth successive league win over Nottingham when they resume their Championship campaign at Lady Bay on Sunday (3pm).

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Clive Griffiths reacts to superb win over Leinster and prospect of B&I Cup quarter-final at Jersey

Doncaster Knights kept their hopes of lifting the B&I Cup for the first time alive when avenging their biggest home defeat of the season with a remarkable 37-28 Pool 2 win over Leinster A at Donnybrook.

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Paul Jarvis scored an excellent try.

Leinster A 28 Doncaster Knights 37: Knights book spot in B&I Cup quarter-finals with brilliant win

Doncaster Knights booked their place in the quarter-finals of the B&I Cup with a magnificent 37-28 bonus point win over previously unbeaten Pool 2 leaders Leinster A at Donnybrook Stadium.

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Clive Griffiths

Leinster A v Doncaster Knights: Do-or-die for Knights’ B&I Cup hopes

It’s do-or-die for Doncaster Knights tomorrow in their bid to reach the knockout stages of the B&I Cup.

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Lesley Klim's debut impressed coach Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights chasing best runners-up spot in B&I Cup after Bristol defeat

Doncaster Knights saw their outside hopes of topping Pool 2 in the B&I Cup, which would have guaranteed them a place in the quarter-finals, dashed when going down 37-32 at home to Bristol.

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Morgan Eames  of Doncaster Knights charges towards the  Bristol line in the B & I Cup.

Doncaster Knights 32 Bristol 37: Knights slip up to Bristol for second time this season

Doncaster Knights tasted defeat for the second time this season against Bristol at Castle Park as the visitors hung on for 37-32 B&I Cup Pool 2 win.

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Andy Bulumakau. Picture: Chris Etchells

Doncaster Knights v Bristol: Knights get fitness boost ahead of B&I Cup clash

Centre Andy Bulumakau returns to the Doncaster Knights side for their penultimate B&I Cup Pool 2 game against Bristol at Castle Park tomorrow (2.30pm).

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Aaron Carpenter

Doncaster Knights: Canadian international Aaron Carpenter announces retirement

Aaron Carpenter has announced his retirement from the professional game.

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Glen Kenworthy

Doncaster Knights: Glen Kenworthy ‘hacked off’ with defeat to Yorkshire Carnegie

Fourteen-man Doncaster Knights suffered a second Championship defeat at the hands of derby rivals Yorkshire Carnegie at Castle Park on Friday night.

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Rhodri Davies scored a late try for Titans. Picture Scott Merrylees

Hartpury 27 Rotherham Titans 18: Missed kicks cost Titans

Rotherham Titans’ miserable first half of the season concluded with another defeat.

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