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Professional Yorkshire rugby player collapses and dies at training session

Professional rugby union club Doncaster Knights have announced that one of their players has passed away after collapsing at training.

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Richard Horne. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC: ‘Plenty of room for improvement’ despite big win over Coventry

Despite seeing his new-look side run in 12 tries in a 70-10 win over Coventry Bears, Doncaster RLFC boss Richard Horne was still not satisfied.

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Hakim Miloudi. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC 70 Coventry Bears 10: Hakim Miloudi equals Dons’ points-in-a-game record in big opening day win

French international Hakim Miloudi equalled Doncaster Rugby League Club’s points-in-a-match record set by Tony Zelei back 1991 despite playing for less than an hour.

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Carl Hall

The Big Interview: Doncaster RLFC chief executive Carl Hall on Super League ambitions and the challenge ahead in League One

Doncaster RLFC kick off their new season today desperate to secure promotion back to the Championship at the third time of asking. In the first of a series of interviews with key figures at Doncaster’s leading sports clubs, PAUL GOODWIN talks to chief executive Carl Hall about Super League ambitions, trying to get out League One, the prospect of going full time and the lessons learned since relegation in 2015.

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Pete Green

Doncaster RLFC v Coventry Bears: Team news and build-up to Dons’ League One curtain-raiser

Doncaster RLFC players are counting the minutes to the kick-off of the 2018 Betfred League One campaign.

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Dons chief executive Carl Hall. Picture: Marie Caley

Carl Hall: ‘The public of Doncaster has to support the town’s teams if they want them to be successful’

Doncaster RLFC chief executive Carl Hall says the Doncaster public must support their leading football and rugby teams if they want them to be successful.

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Richard Horne. Photo: Rob Terrace

Analysis: Promotion-chasing Doncaster RLFC can make it third time lucky

Whatever the sport there is generally always an air of optimism at every club at the start of a season.

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Pete Green. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC: Pete Green talks to Steve Hossack ahead of League One opener against Coventry Bears

Doncaster RLFC will be bidding to get their Betfred League One campaign off to a winning start when they entertain Coventry Bears at the Keepmoat Stadium on Sunday (3pm).

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Dons chief executive Carl Hall. Picture: Marie Caley

Doncaster RLFC’s Super League target is realistic, insists Carl Hall

Chief executive Carl Hall insists reaching Super League by 2022 IS a realistic target for Doncaster RLFC.

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Photo: Rob Terrace

OFFER: Buy this week’s Free Press and claim more than 50% discount on family ticket to Dons v Coventry

Another week, another fan-tastic offer!

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Doncaster RLFC: Fired up Kyle Kesik desperate for Championship return

Doncaster RLFC’s longest serving player Kyle Kesik is all set to kick off his ninth season at the club on Sunday when Coventry Bears visit the Keepmoat Stadium.

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Peter Green

Doncaster RLFC: Dons ‘heading into season stronger than last one’

Doncaster RLFC No 2 Peter Green claims the club is better placed than at this time last year following the last of their pre-season warm-up games at the weekend.

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Doncaster RLFC 34 Batley Bulldogs 36

Doncaster RLFC 34 Batley Bulldogs 36

Doncaster RLFC’s spirited comeback proved in vain as Batley Bulldogs just held on to claim a 36-34 win in their pre-season friendly at town’s athletics stadium.

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Connor Scott celebrates his try against London. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC v Batley Bulldogs: Build-up and team news ahead of Dons’ final pre-season friendly

Doncaster RLFC complete their pre-season fixtures with a home game against Championship side Batley Bulldogs tomorrow (3pm).

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Ryan Boyle eyes up the opposition at a scrum. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC: Richard Horne analyses friendly defeat to London Broncos

There were plenty of positive signs for Doncaster RLFC in Sunday's first pre-season fixture against London Broncos at a wintry Keepmoat Stadium.

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Ryan Boyle eyes up the opposition at a scrum. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC 16 London Broncos 22

Doncaster RLFC failed to get their pre-season campaign off to a winning start against full-time Championship side London Broncos, who won a competitive game at the Keepmoat Stadium 22-16, but there were plenty of encouraging signs.

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Richard Horne. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC v London Broncos: Dons set for opening pre-season friendly

Head coach Richard Horne is determined to get as much out of pre-season as possible.

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Carl Hall

Doncaster RLFC triple season ticket count

Doncaster RLFC have tripled their total number of season ticket holders following their Challenge 1000 scheme.

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