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Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Results from the second tier of England Rugby’s professional structure continue to be as difficult to predict as an English winter, writes Richard Grainger. With only four rounds remaining in…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Moseley and Leeds accumulated 74 points at Billesley Common last Saturday in a post-Christmas cracker from which both teams took a try bonus point, writes Richard Grainger. However, It was…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

During the week when most of us were contemplating resolutions and festive excesses, Pete Drewett was left to ponder his rugby future having resigned as Director of Rugby at Plymouth…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

With nine outings remaining in the first round of the Championship, the 14-point gap between  eight promotion hopefuls and the four teams fighting to avoid relegation, is beginning to look…

Rugby World’s Championship blog

Rugby World’s Championship blog

Unquestionably the story of the week is the sudden departure of Graham Dawe from Plymouth Albion, writes Richard Grainger. Dawe, 51, had coached Albion for 12 years and only hung…

Danny Paul returns from injury

All change in front row for Leeds Carnegie

Leeds Carnegie Head Coach Diccon Edwards has made three changes to his side for this Friday’s massive clash with Rotherham Titans at Headingley Carnegie, kick off 8pm. All three changes…

The Championship Blog

The Championship Blog

London Welsh 18 London Scottish 16, Old Deer Park; Saturday 19th November, 2011. It took a Scotsman to silence the lone piper in the gathering gloom at the Old Deer…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Despite the trip from west of the Tamar to north of the Avon, the Cornish Pirates start as favourites for Sunday’s top of the Championship clash, writes Richard Grainger. Retaining…

RFU Championship Blog

RFU Championship Blog

You could throw a blanket over the top five clubs in the Championship, but one team is beginning to put a little daylight between themselves and the chasing pack, writes…