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Academy star Sam Jones beats cancer to sign professional deal with Doncaster Knights

Sam Jones has become the first product of Doncaster Knights’ fledgling academy to sign professional terms with the club - just 13 months after getting the all-clear from a rare form of cancer.

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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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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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Jason Hill

Doncaster Knights: Jason Hill aiming to carry on where he left off in 2018

Back-rower Jason Hill was named Doncaster Knights player of the the month for December.

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Andy Bulumakau. Picture: Chris Etchells

Doncaster Knights v Bristol: Knights get fitness boost ahead of B&I Cup clash

Centre Andy Bulumakau returns to the Doncaster Knights side for their penultimate B&I Cup Pool 2 game against Bristol at Castle Park tomorrow (2.30pm).

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Adam Kettle scored for Phoenix against Peterborough. Photo: FSP Images

Rugby union round-up: Phoenix’s pride in defeat to Lions, Thornensians claim first away win

Doncaster Phoenix failed to avenge a home defeat by Peterborough Lions in their Midlands Premier Division return at the weekend.

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Will Owen

Why are Doncaster Knights finding it tougher this season and what is their target for 2018?

Just past the half-way point in the season, we took time out with Knights correspondent Steve Hossack to reflect on the season so far.

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Paul Cooke, left, is back at Doncaster Knights.

Doncaster Knights: Paul Cooke pleased to be back in familiar surroundings

Paul Cooke probably never expected to be back at Castle Park after leaving his post as backs and skills coach to return to rugby League in early 2016.

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Aaron Carpenter

Doncaster Knights: Canadian international Aaron Carpenter announces retirement

Aaron Carpenter has announced his retirement from the professional game.

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Glen Kenworthy

Doncaster Knights: Glen Kenworthy ‘hacked off’ with defeat to Yorkshire Carnegie

Fourteen-man Doncaster Knights suffered a second Championship defeat at the hands of derby rivals Yorkshire Carnegie at Castle Park on Friday night.

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Jack Ram scores for the Knights in their clash with Yorkshire Carnegie

Report: Doncaster Knights 30 Yorkshire Carnegie 32

Doncaster Knights failed to end the year on a winning note when going down 32-30 against Championship rivals Yorkshire Carnegie at Castle Park.

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Joe Sproston

Doncaster Knights v Yorkshire Carnegie: Sproston hopes to end year on a high note

Joe Sproston found himself at the centre of a disallowed try controversy when Doncaster Knights last tackled Championship rivals Yorkshire Carnegie at Headingley in September.

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Clive Griffiths

Clive Griffiths: ‘Shades of the old Knights’ in derby win at Rotherham

Doncaster Knights completed their first double of the season when beating Championship rivals Rotherham Titans 36-19 at Clifton Lane.

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Doncaster Knights sign Namibian international Lesley Klim

Doncaster Knights sign Namibian international Lesley Klim

Doncaster Knights have signed Namibian international Lesley Klim until the end of the season.

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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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Clive Griffiths

Rotherham Titans v Doncaster Knights: Griffiths not expecting an easy ride against Championship strugglers

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths is not expecting lowly Rotherham Titans to be playing Santa in tomorrow’s Championship clash at Clifton Lane (2pm).

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Will Owen

Doncaster Knights: Rotherham old boy Will Owen sets his sights on derby double

Doncaster Knights centre Will Owen will be one of a number of visiting players to need no introduction to Clifton Lane supporters in Saturday’s Championship derby against Rotherham Titans.

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Doncaster Rovers Belles say the financial criteria associated with the new top flight are 'beyond their means'.

Comment: Why the dynamic of professional sport in Doncaster is changing - and not for the better

The dynamic of professional sport in Doncaster is changing - and not for the better.

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Paul Jarvis made a try-scoring return for the Knights

Doncaster Knights: Griffiths delighted with impact of Jarvis on return

Highly-rated Doncaster Knights full-back Paul Jarvis celebrated his return to action with a try in the club’s 42-27 B&I Cup win at Cardiff Blues Select XV.

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Curtis Wilson scored two tries in the Knights' win over Cardiff Blues

Report: Cardiff Blues Select XV 27 Doncaster Knights 42

Doncaster Knights completed back-to-back British and Irish Cup wins over Cardiff Blues Premiership Select with a 42-27 victory at Sardis Road.

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