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Doncaster bids to host games at 2021 Rugby League World Cup

Doncaster is set to bid to be a host town for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

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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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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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Bradford v Eagles

Friendly defeat but four new signings boost Sheffield Eagles

Sheffield Eagles were beaten 12-6 against Bradford Bulls in their opening pre-season friendly as Mark Aston gave an opportunity to a number of trialists, writes Matt Young.

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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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Sheffield Eagles are on track for their homecoming in March.

Sheffield Eagles still on track to return to city in March

Sheffield Eagles remain on course to be ready for their Steel City return in March.
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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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Paul Jarvis bursts past Titans' Will Thomas. Picture: Tony Johnson

Rotherham Titans 19 Doncaster Knights 36: Derby double for Knights but Titans belie lowly positiion

Wing Curtis Wilson scored an injury-time try to secure Doncaster Knights a bonus point 36-19 Championship derby win against Rotherham Titans at Clifton Lane.

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Titans try scorer 'Drew Cheshire

Titans crash despite fine first half performance

Rotherham Titans’ chances of reaching the knockout stages in the British and Irish Cup look to be over after Saturday’s 45-10 defeat at home to Ealing Trailfinders in the third round of matches.

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Jason Hill is congratulated on scoring one of Knights' tries.  Picture Scott Merrylees

Doncaster Knights 70 Cardiff Blues Select 12: Ten-try Knights step up bid for B&I Cup ko stages

Doncaster Knights treated supporters to a ten-try feast as they posted their biggest win of the season - 70-12 - against B & I Cup Pool 2 visitors Cardiff Blues Premiership Select.

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Dougie Flockhart

Doncaster Knights: Dougie Flockhart may miss rest of season through injury

Doncaster Knights’ record points scorer Dougie Flockhart is facing another lengthy spell on the sidelines.

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Charlie Foley was injured against Ealing -   Picture Scott Merrylees

Ealing Trailfinders 57 Doncaster Knights 14: Heavy defeat and more injury agony for Knights against big spenders

Injury-hit Doncaster Knights crashed to their heaviest Championship defeat of the season as second-placed Ealing Trailfinders posted a 57-14 win at Vallis Way.

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Titans' Yiannis Loizias is challenged in the air against Scottish. Picture Scott Merrylees

Rotherham Titans 24 London Scottish 27: Titans denied first win of season by try in ‘Fergie time’

Rotherham Titans were denied their first Championship victory of the season by a try in the tenth minute of injury time.

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Matt Challinor made his 200th appearance for the Knights - Picture Scott Merrylees

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths takes positives from draw with Bedford

Despite a late converted try denying Doncaster Knights their first victory in four Championship games, Clive Griffiths rightly took the positives from their 25-25 draw against third-placed Bedford Blues at Castle Park.

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Simon Humberstone's late drop kick was wide. Picture: Chris Etchells

Doncaster Knights 25 Bedford Blues 25: Knights have to settle for draw after last-ditch drop-kick miss

Fly-half Simon Humberstone missed out on becoming Doncaster Knights’ match-winning hero in the club’s Championship clash against Bedford Blues at Castle Park.

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The Jersey defence halt Titans' Ben Foley. Photo: Simon Hall

Rotherham Titans 14 Jersey Reds 45: 13-points adrift Titans face huge fight against relegation

Rotherham Titans face a huge fight if they are to avoid relegation.

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Jack Ram was industrious on his return for Knights. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Doncaster Knights face tough run on the back of three-match losing run

Doncaster Knights will go into their toughest run of games having suffered three successive Championship defeats for the first time in three seasons.

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Head Coach Andy Key

Rotherham Titans coach backs club to escape bottom of the table

Rotherham Titans’ head coach Andy Key is backing his side to come good as they prepare for the daunting task of facing unbeaten league leaders Bristol this weekend.

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