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Doncaster Knights: Mat Clark and Dougie Flockhart could feature against Bedford Blues

Mat Clark and Dougie Flockhart could both make their Championship debut for the season in tomorrow’s home clash against Bedford Blues.

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Sam Jones on his way to scoring for Phoenix. Photo: FSP Images

Doncaster Phoenix 42 Lichfield 33

Doncaster Phoenix continued their recent good form in the Midlands Premier with another bonus point victory (42-33) over Lichfield at Castle Park on Saturday.

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Thornensians' Adan Smith

Thornensians turn on the style to shock Wath

Thornensians turned the Yorkshire Division Two formbook upside down when beating Wath Upon Dearne 50-36 at Coulman Road, writes Steve Hossack.

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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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Simon Humberstone made just one successful kick in the Knights' defeat at Richmond

Richmond 26 Doncaster Knights 22 - dramatic conclusion sees Knights fall to third straight defeat

Doncaster Knights suffered a third successive Championship defeat at the Athletic Ground tonight as Richmond claimed a dramatic 26-22 win.

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Jack Ram

Richmond v Doncaster Knights: Jack Ram returns to boost Knights

Doncaster Knights are boosted by the return of strong-running flanker Jack Ram at Richmond tonight (7.45pm).

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Ben Hunter

Doncaster Knights aim to shine under Friday night lights

Doncaster Knights, who travel to face Richmond tomorrow night, face a battle to hold on to their top-four Championship spot this weekend.

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Richard Agar

Doncaster Knights: Former Warrington Wolves coach Richard Agar helps out at Castle Park

Doncaster Knights have left no stone unturned in their bid to get back to winning ways and avoid a third successive Championship defeat.

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Injured full back  Paul Jarvis. Picture by Simon Hulme

Doncaster Knights star Paul Jarvis bids to be back after injury before Christmas

Paul Jarvis is hoping to give Doncaster Knights supporters an early Christmas present by returning to action before the big day.

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Seva Bulumakau was on the trysheet for Pheonix. Photo: FSP Images

Rugby union round-up: Phoenix back from the Brink at Derby

Doncaster Phoenix returned to winning ways in the Midlands Premier Division with a high-scoring 46-38 victory at Derby.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Clive Griffiths pulls no punches following Pirates defeat

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths won’t be pulling his punches when he and his fellow coaches review Sunday’s Championship defeat against Cornish Pirates today.

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Togetheer again: Coaches Paul Cooke and  Clive Griffiths.   Picture: Malcolm Billingham

No happy return for coach Paul Cooke as Doncaster Knights crash

There was to be no winning return to Castle Park for Paul Cooke as fourth-placed Doncaster Knights suffered a 46-29 Championship defeat against Cornish Pirates.

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Doncaster's Tom James scored two late tries. Picture: Marie Caley

Doncaster Knights 29 Cornish Pirates 46: Pirates sink Knights in Castle Park horror show

Doncaster Knights served up a real Halloween horror show at times as they crashed to a 46-29 defeat against Cornish Pirates in Sunday’s televised Championship clash at Castle Park.

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Matt Challinor

Doncaster Knights: Challinor confident history won’t repeat itself against Cornish Pirates

Doncaster Knghts will be aiming to get back to winning ways in the Championship on Sunday when they take on Cornish Pirates live on Sky Sports.

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Cornish Pirates won 35-26 when the sides met at Castle Park last season.

Doncaster Knights v Cornish Pirates: Sky-televised clash could be another high scoring affair - Griffiths

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths has not been lulled into a false sense of security by Cornish Pirates’ position in the Championship.

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Will Smith scores for Phoenix. Photo: FSP Images

Rugby union round-up: Doncaster Phoenix and Thornensians both beaten after letting leads slip

For the second week in succession Doncaster Phoenix, beaten 26-22 by Bridgnorth at Castle Park, lost a Midlands Premier game they should have won, writes Steve Hossack.

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Will Owen

Doncaster Knights: Griffiths to check on in-form Owen

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths was due to check on in-form centre Will Owen when the players reported back for training today.

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Two-try Will Owen, who lead Knights for the first time.  Picture Scott Merrylees

Bristol Rugby 22 Doncaster Knights 33: Knights open B&I Cup account by ending Bristol’s unbeaten start to season

Doncaster Knights kick-started their B & I Cup campaign with a bonus-point 33-22 win over Bristol Rugby at Ashton Gate.

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Dougie Flockhart. Picture Scott Merrylees

Doncaster Knights: Dougie Flockhart targets return to action next month

Doncaster Knights star Dougie Flockhart has been kicking his heels instead of goals so far this season.

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Clive Griffiths

Bristol Rugby v Doncaster Knights: Griffiths’ men return to scene of club’s finest hour

Doncaster Knights and Bristol Rugby will cross swords for the first time since meeting in the 2015-16 Championship play-off final at Ashton Gate on Sunday (2pm).

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