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Doncaster Knights 3 London Irish 35: Knights well beaten in play-off semi-final first leg

The top two teams look likely to be contesting the Greene King IPA Championship play-off final.

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Richard List

Doncaster Knights v London Irish: Knights can take it up a level - Richard List

Neither side in this weekend's Championship play-off semi-final first-leg ties will have had to spend too much time researching their respective opponents.

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Latu Makaafi

Latu Makaafi hoping Doncaster Knights can reach second play-off final

Fans' favourite Latu Makaafi is in no hurry for his love affair with Doncaster Knights to come to an end and is hoping victory over London Irish will extend his time at the South Yorkshire club by another couple of weeks.

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Full back Paul Jarvis is one player who could unlock the Irish defence.

Doncaster Knights CAN hurt London Irish, insists Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights director of rugby Clive Griffiths has a few tricks up his sleeve which he hopes could help break down the meanest defence in the Championship in Sunday’s play-off semi-final first leg.

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Doncaster Knights chief executive David Ryall.

Doncaster Knights rule out promotion to the Aviva Premiership ahead of play-off campaign

Doncaster Knights have announced they will NOT accept promotion to the Aviva Premiership if they are successful in their forthcoming play-off campaign.

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Michael Hills

Doncaster Knights boosted by returnees for Championship play-off semi-final against London Irish

Doncaster Knights look set to field their strongest side in several months in Sunday’s Championship play-off semi-final first-leg tie against London Irish at Castle Park on Sunday (3pm).

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Jack Ram

Doncaster Knights: Tonga star Jack Ram signs new deal at Castle Park

Tonga international Jack Ram has signed a new one-yeal deal at Doncaster Knights.

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James Wright was on the trysheet for Phoenix. Photo: FSP Images

Rugby Union round-up: Doncaster Phoenix complete their great escape

Doncaster Phoenix, who have flirted with relegation for the majority of the season, ensured their survival in National Three North with a four-try 29-14 win at Firwood Waterloo in their final match.

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Paul Jarvis

Ace Paul Jarvis could give Doncaster Knights winning hand in play-offs

Full-back Paul Jarvis could prove to be the ace up Clive Griffiths' sleeve in the forthcoming Championship play-offs.

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Olly Dixon is Wheatley Hills' new director of rugby

Wheatley Hills RUFC appoint new director of rugby

Wheatley Hills RUFC have appointed Olly Dixon as their new full time director of rugby.

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Latu Makaafi in action for Knights against London Irish. Photo:   Scott Merrylees

The battle may be lost but Doncaster Knights can still win the war, says chief Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights may have lost the battle at Castle Park on Saturday but they can still win the war.

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Tyson Lewis scores Doncaster's only try and, below, in full flight for the Castle Park club. Picture Scott Merrylees

Doncaster Knights 5 London Irish 22: Knights show they will be no pushover when they meet Exiles in play-offs

Doncaster Knights failed to improve on fourth place as they suffered a 22-5 defeat at home to league leaders London Irish in their final game of the regular Championship season.

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Glen Kenworthy

Doncaster Knights: Kenworthy expecting ‘the best’ against London Irish

Fourth-placed Doncaster Knights take on runaway league leaders London Irish at Castle Park tomorrow (3pm) on what promises to be a dramatic climax to the regular Championship campaign.

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Tyson Lewis scores the opening try for Knights. 
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Doncaster Knights 24 Jersey Reds 20: Knights in play offs for second year running

Doncaster Knights booked their place in the Championship play-offs for a second successive season.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Play-off race could go right to the wire - Griffiths

Doncaster Knights director of rugby Clive Griffiths says the race for the Championship play-offs could go down to the last kick of the last game.

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Andy Bulumakau

Doncaster Knights v Jersey: Knights look to make home advantage count in vital clash - Bulumakau

There were justified fears that centre Mat Clark’s ankle injury in early February could have an adverse affect on Doncaster Knights’ play-off hopes.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Jersey brimming with confidence, warns Griffiths ahead of crucial clash

Doncaster Knights will face a Jersey outfit brimming with confidence on Saturday, director of rugby Clive Griffiths has warned.

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Glen Young gathers from the line out, Doncaster Knights v Yorkshire Carnegie.

Newcastle Falcons prospect Glen Young growing up fast with Doncaster Knights

Glen Young has proved a tower of strength - especially in the lineouts - for Doncaster Knights this season.

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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights: Play-off destiny in our hands - Griffiths

Clive Griffiths will remain at the helm as Doncaster Knights chase a second successive Championship play-off spot despite ‘going under the knife’ yesterday afternoon.

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Aaron Carpenter, left, scored Knights' second try. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Cornish Pirates 34 Doncaster Knights 17: Knights suffer first away defeat of year

Doncaster Knights suffered their first Championship defeat on the road this year in yesterday’s clash.

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