Headingley was the scene for the latest upset in what is proving to be a fascinating second tier competition, writes Richard Grainger. The penultimate week the Championship’s Stage One saw…

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With wintry conditions decimating the Championship’s week 20 programme once again, at least one thing was decided – no one can catch Bristol in Stage One, writes Richard Grainger. Bristol…

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND-UP – ROUND 20…or not…as was the case. With a fairness seldom seen in any sport, the return of winter managed to wipe out the entire Championship programme last…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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…