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Doncaster RLFC: Richard Horne reflects on Whitehaven defeat and provides injury update ahead of Newcastle Thunder clash

Despite having seen the Dons suffer their first defeat in six League One games at high-flying Whitehaven on Sunday, head coach Richard Horne remains upbeat ahead of the visit of Newcastle this weekend.

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Dons head coach Richard Horne, pictured during his playing days with Hull FC.

Dons targeting four wins from last four games

New Doncaster RLFC head coach Richard Horne failed to celebrate his first game in charge with a win in Sunday’s League One 25-20 defeat at Whitehaven.

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Tom Carr

Whitehaven 25 Doncaster RLFC 20: Late fightback in vain as Dons beaten in Richard Horne’s first game in charge

Doncaster RLFC suffered their first League One defeat in more than two months as Whitehaven reclaimed second spot with a thrilling 25-20 win at the Recreation Ground.

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Photo: Rob Terrace

Steve Hossack: New Dons boss Richard Horne has tools to mount serious promotion challenge

The last man to take charge of Doncaster RLFC mid-season faced a much tougher task than newly-appointed head coach Richard Horne.

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Richard Horne, pictured during his playing days at Hull FC.

Whitehaven v Doncaster RLFC: Horne set for first game in charge against ‘form team’

New Doncaster RLFC head coach Richard Horne is hoping to get off to a winning start in tomorrow’s testing League One clash at second-placed Whitehaven (3pm).

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New Dons head coach Richard Horne takes charge of his first game at Whitehaven on Sunday.

Doncaster RLFC: New head coach Richard Horne outlines areas for improvement ahead of Whitehaven trip

Doncaster RLFC's new head coach Richard Horne could hardly have been handed a more testing start to life in League One than a trip to second-placed Whitehaven on Sunday.

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Paul Cooke

Doncaster RLFC: Paul Cooke backs former Hull FC teammate Richard Horne at Dons and outlines challenges he will face

Paul Cooke believes the Dons will reap the rewards as new head coach Richard Horne develops into the role.

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Richard Horne looks to go between Trent Waterhouse and Ben Harrison

New Doncaster RLFC boss Richard Horne wipes slate clean ahead of first game in charge

New Dons head coach Richard Horne, who takes charge of his first game this weekend, says that all of his charges will start with a clean slate.

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Holders Hull FC beat Wigan Warriors in Doncaster last year at the semi-final stage.

Keepmoat Stadium to host Challenge Cup semi-final between Hull FC and Leeds Rhinos

The Keepmoat Stadium has been chosen to host this year’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi-final between Hull FC and Leeds Rhinos.

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Carl Hall

Carl Hall column: Richard Horne is the perfect fit for Doncaster RLFC

Welcome to my first column this summer talking all things rugby league for the Doncaster Free Press.

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Doncaster RLFC: Richard Horne appointment ‘suits all parties’

Richard Horne is the new head coach of Doncaster RLFC - and everyone’s a winner.

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Zac Braham

Doncaster RLFC: ‘There is a real belief we can achieve something’ - Braham

The Doncaster RLFC squad believe promotion is still within grasp, according to Zac Braham.

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Richard Horne

Doncaster RLFC: New boss Horne still convinced Dons can win promotion

Richard Horne sees no reason why the Dons cannot push for promotion to the Championship after being confirmed as the club’s new head coach.

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Doncaster RLFC: Richard Horne confirmed as new Dons boss

Doncaster RLFC have confirmed the appointment of Hull FC legend Richard Horne as the club's new head coach.
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Doncaster RLFC: Hull FC legend Richard Horne set for first training session as new Dons boss

Former Hull FC legend Richard Horne is set to take charge of his first coaching session at Cantley Park tonight after taking over as Doncaster RLFC’s new head coach.

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Former Hull FC star Richard Horne is set to be named new Dons coach

Doncaster RLFC set to appoint Richard Horne as new coach, Pete Green reflects on Barrow draw

Richard Horne, set to be named as the new Doncaster RLFC head coach today, saw his new charges claim a thrilling 24-24 draw in their League One top-four clash against Barrow Raiders.

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Dons' Jason Tali scored his 12th try of the season. Picture: Andrew Roe

Doncaster RLFC 24 Barrow Raiders 24: Miller earns last-ditch draw for Dons

Doncaster RLFC dropped out of the League One top-four on points difference despite salvaging a 24-24 draw against second-placed Barrow at a windswept athletics stadium.

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Jamie Thackray will return from suspension against Barrow. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC v Barrow Raiders: Dons eye fourth straight win against second-placed Raiders

Doncaster RLFC will be looking to repel second-placed Barrow Raiders in Sunday’s top-four League One clash at the athletics stadium (3pm).

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Kieran Cross has made the step up from Toll Bar to the Dons.

Doncaster RLFC: Ray Green says there is plenty of young rugby league talent in Doncaster - but they need a pathway

Local talent has played an important role in transforming Doncaster RLFC's fortunes over the last 30 years or so, writes Steve Hossack.

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Ray Green chats to youngsters at the Keepmoat Stadium. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC: Club stalwart Ray Green backs Dons’ Super League ambitions

There were more than a few eyebrows raised when Doncaster RLFC set themselves a target of bringing Super League rugby to the Keepmoat Stadium within five years prior to the start of the current campaign.

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