The Championship

Championship and B & I Cup round-up

Championship and B & I Cup round-up

WHILE HALF of the second tier clubs enjoyed the luxury of a rare free weekend, the other six had the pleasure of A re-scheduled league or cup fixture to fill…

The Championship Blog – Week 14 round-up

The Championship Blog – Week 14 round-up

DESPITE WINTRY conditions, four Championship games managed to go ahead, with only Newcastle and London Scottish conceding postponements. On Friday night Bristol reaped the reward of their ground staff's efforts…

Tough times: Plymouth's Aaron Carpenter is tackled by Jacob Rown

The Championship Blog – Week 13 round-up

LONDON SCOTTISH grab the spotlight this week after a storming 26-23 win over Bedford Blues at the Athletic Ground. Bedford, who started 2013 in second place behind the Falcons and…

The Championship Blog – Festive round-up

The Championship Blog – Festive round-up

THE HIGHLIGHT of the festive period was London Scottish’s performance at Kingston Park where they almost pulled off a shock win over Championship leaders Newcastle. In front of the Sky…

The Championship Blog – Week 11 round-up

The Championship Blog – Week 11 round-up

AS EXPECTED, Newcastle Falcons dominate the Championship at the half-way mark of Stage One after their 31-15 win over Plymouth at Kingston Park on Friday night.

The Championship Blog – Week 10 round-up

The Championship Blog – Week 10 round-up

A MERE 320 hardy souls braved atrocious conditions at the Athletic Ground on Saturday to watch London Scottish win their Championship basement battle against Moseley. The 28-13 victory mean Scottish…

Black sea: Josh Bassett struggling to avoid the Maori All Blacks' defense

Maori All Blacks cast aside Championship XV

CHAMPIONSHIP CLUB rivalry was put on hold on Saturday when a select RFU XV took on the Maori All Blacks at Doncaster’s Castle Park. Despite going down 21-52, head coach…