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Doncaster Knights: Clive Griffiths waxes lyrical about Nottingham victory

Doncaster Knights players can expect few critical comments when the coaching staff review Friday’s 29-7 Championship win against Nottingham at Lady Bay ahead of today’s training session.

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Chesterfield Panthers v Keyworth Derrick
Sherlock hoisted up by his Chesterfield Panthers squad as they secure the championship with a dominant victory over keyworth Photo By James Williamson

Chesterfield Panthers part with promotion winning coach Derek Sherlock

Chesterfield Panthers RUFC have parted company with coaches Derek Sherlock and Walsale Sovatabua.

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Matlock see off Loughborough threat to claim another victory

Matlock see off Loughborough threat to claim another victory

Matlock travelled to Loughborough with renewed confidence on the back of a resounding win the previous week, and returned with a 29-8 victory.

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School has designs on Twickenham date

School has designs on Twickenham date

CHILDREN from Frederick Gent School at South Normanton will get the chance to take centre stage at Twickenham during England’s RBS 6 Nations campaign next year after being hand-picked to be involved in a national rugby project.

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Morgan with the man who brought him to United, Neil Warnock

‘The Derbyshire Times broke my heart’ - Warnock on Spireites, Ernie and his future

The Derbyshire Times broke Neil Warnock’s heart almost fifty years ago.

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WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS! -- jubilant Dronfield RUFC after they had clinched the title.

Coach Richard Selkirk steers revived Dronfield RUFC to league title

Delighted Dronfield RUFC have been crowned champions of the Midlands 2 East (North) division of the National League.

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Buxton Stags celebrate their win

PICTURES: Buxton Stags 13 Wetherby 7

Buxton Stags beat Wetherby in the semi-final of the RFU Junior Vase on Saturday afternoon to book their place in a dream Twickenham final.

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Buxton Stags v Wetherby (red)

Buxton Stags book dream Twickenham date

Buxton Stags are bound for Twickenham after beating Wetherby in the semi-final of the RFU Junior Vase on Saturday afternoon.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights set for highest ever league finish

Doncaster Knights remain on course to finish in their highest ever league position.

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Poll: Should tackling by banned in school rugby?

Poll: Should tackling by banned in school rugby?

A group of medical experts have petitioned the government to ban tackling from school rugby.

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ONE IN THE FACE -- Ashfield's Jake Manning deploying his trademark hand-off during the defeat against Chesterfield Panthers.

Gritty Chesterfield inflict rare home defeat on derby rivals Ashfield

In a local derby of few opportunities and too many penalties, Ashfield suffered a rare home defeat at the hands of gritty Chesterfield Panthers.

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Buxton Rugby first XV v Cleethorpes (yellow)

Buxton RUFC building towards a brighter future

Undefeated Buxton RUFC are having a season to savour.

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Chesterfield Panthers v Ashby (blue)

Chesterfield Panthers claw past Ashby to claim first home win since mid-December

Chesterfield Panthers picked up their first success at home since mid-December with a narrow win over Ashby.

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1980 Harold Larwood and Bill Voce visit Nuncargate 2

In the year that sees the last deep coal mine close, celebrate 10 miners who became sporting heroes

With the last deep coal mine in Britain closing this year, there is no better time to celebrate those mining heroes who excelled in sport.

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VIDEO: Highlights as France narrowly pip Italy in the Six Nations opener

VIDEO: Highlights as France narrowly pip Italy in the Six Nations opener

France could count themselves somewhat fortunate to pick up victory on the Six Nations opening weekend.

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VIDEO: Highlights of Ireland’s bruising Six Nations draw with Wales

VIDEO: Highlights of Ireland’s bruising Six Nations draw with Wales

Ireland and Wales went toe-to-toe in the Six Nations opening weekend and although both sides came out bruised, there was no winner.

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VIDEO: Highlights of England’s Six Nations win over Scotland

VIDEO: Highlights of England’s Six Nations win over Scotland

England lifted the Calcutta Cup for the sixth successive year with a 15-9 victory over Scotland on Saturday, as the Six Nations got underway.

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SIX NATIONS BLOG: Ireland’s draw with Wales leaves an odd taste but drama levels fittingly high on opening weekend

SIX NATIONS BLOG: Ireland’s draw with Wales leaves an odd taste but drama levels fittingly high on opening weekend

As a rugby union fan, the start of the Six Nations is a glorious and stressful time of the year.

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VIDEO: Warren Gatland discusses Wales’ draw with Ireland in RBS 6 Nations

Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton give their views after their side drew 16-16 with Ireland in their RBS 6 Nations opener in Dublin.

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