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Sanderson and Seals sign for Yorkshire Carnegie

Yorkshire Carnegie have signed ex-Rotherham Titans lock Dan Sanderson from Premiership Worcester Warriors and South African fly-half Warren Seals.

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Doncaster Knights in pre-season training for the new Championship season (Picture: Marie Caley).

Championship play-offs to come under review as part of new £200m agreement

The Greene King IPA Championship will continue with play-offs finals – for one more season, at least.

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England's Dylan Hartley holds the Cooks cup after his side's win over Australia in Sydney. Picture: AP/Rob Griffith.

Australia 40 England 44: Where next for England head coach Eddie Jones? The Tour de France ...

EDDIE JONES will spend time with Orica GreenEDGE at next month’s Tour de France in the belief he must develop as a coach if England are to become the dominant force in the game.

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FA chairman Greg Dyke

Now sports stars will need work permits to play here

THE vote to leave the EU could have damaging consequences for football’s Premier League and other leading sports in Britain.

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DOUBLE ACT: England's Owen Farrell (left) and George Ford. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA.

England playmakers George Ford and Owen Farrell aiming to seal series triumph against Australia

England will restore George Ford at fly-half for Saturday’s second Test against Australia at AAMI Park.

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BANG! England's Billy Vunipola, left, tackles Australia's David Pocock in the tourists' victory. Picture: AP.

Australia 28 England 39: Eddie Jones incensed at hosts as Luther Burrell plots another comeback

Eddie Jones has reacted with fury to the “demeaning, disrespectful and disgusting” treatment of England in Australia.

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Yorkshire Carnegie coach Bryan Redpath.

Yorkshire Carnegie sign up former Tigers lock Whetton

Yorkshire Carnegie have signed ex-Leicester Tigers lock Jack Whetton – son of All Blacks legend Gary – on a two-year deal.

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England centre Luther Burrell.

Rugby Union: Former Carnegie centre Burrell back in business and ready for Test match recall

Luther Burrell’s international comeback is gathering pace after England drafted the Northampton centre into their squad bound for Australia.

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Ollie Stedman.

Yorkshire Carnegie: Stedman signing sparks much-needed competition

YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE fans will be rightly excited at the prospect of seeing Ollie Stedman back in their colours next season after the Doncaster Knights No8’s stunning performance in the Championship final.

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USA fans next to the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road for the Scotland v USA World Cup rugby match. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe

Rugby World Cup in 2015 gave an £18m boost to Leeds economy

The number of visitors to the UK from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa rose dramatically last Autumn thanks to the success of the Rugby World Cup, which brought an extra £18m into the economy of Leeds.

Sandal's Simon Frewin was among the tryscorers for Yorkshire in the defeat to Eastern Counties.

Rugby Union Cup Finals: ‘Unbeatable’ West Leeds secure trophy treble

West Leeds completed the triple when they added the Yorkshire Shield to their trophy cabinet, alongside the RFU National Senior Vase and the Yorkshire Two title.

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Stuart Lancaster.

Mike Tindall backs Stuart Lancaster to coach England again despite World Cup misery

Mike Tindall believes Stuart Lancaster can turn his World Cup hurt on its head and one day coach England again.

Chris Jones.

Concussion forces Yorkshire Carnegie captain Chris Jones to retire from game

Yorkshire Carnegie captain Chris Jones has retired from the sport aged 35 due to the side effects of a concussion.

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Inspirational Jodie earns England deaf rugby call-up

Inspirational Jodie earns England deaf rugby call-up

A Dewsbury teenager has proved that deafness is no barrier to sporting success after making her rugby debut for Yorkshire.

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Video - Last call for Kevin Sinfield as he steps into unknown

ICONIC Kevin Sinfield admits he thought about setting his boots ablaze after the final game of a brilliant career - but he has held off the temptation for now.

West Leeds RFU crowned Senior Vase Champions at Twickenham.

West Leeds secure sweet triumph with Vase glory

West Leeds were crowned RFU Senior Vase champions after a thrilling 42-22 victory over Withycombe at Twickenham.

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Video - Doncaster Knights 14 Yorkshire Carnegie 17 (Doncaster win 44-34 on agg): Knights keep charge for promotion on track

ELATED Clive Griffiths has never been so delighted after a defeat.

Ryan Burrows

Yorkshire Carnegie: Burrows is revelling in ‘buzz’ of the play-offs

ASK any Doncaster Knights fan who they fear most in Yorkshire Carnegie’s ranks – essentially who is the likeliest to scupper their promotion dream tomorrow – and invariably the answer will come back as Ryan Burrows.

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Mark Calderwood

West Leeds hoping to complete double at HQ

West Leeds will look to complete a notable double when they face Withycombe in the RFU Senior Vase Final at Twickenham this lunchtime.

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Yorkshire Carnegie's record try scorer David Doherty is set for a dual role with Harrogate

David Doherty quick to sort future with Harrogate after shock release by Carnegie

YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE’S record try-scorer David Doherty aims to shrug off the “shock and disappointment” of his exit from the club by throwing himself into a surprise new dual-role as Harrogate’s director of rugby and commercial director.

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