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Yorkshire Carnegie sign up former Harrogate fly-half Callum Irvine

Yorkshire Carnegie have signed former Harrogate fly-half Callum Irvine from Hull Ionians on a one-year deal.

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British and Irish Lions' Rory Best and team-mates after defeat to the Blues in the tour match at Eden Park, Auckland.

Tour match: Battling Lions fall to piece of magic from Sonny Bill

One moment of Sonny Bill Williams magic was all it took for Auckland Blues to sink the British and Irish Lions 22-16 at Eden Park.

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Gareth Puttock played for Roundhegians RUFC in north Leeds

Funeral of young Leeds rugby player to be held locally

The funeral of a Leeds rugby player who died suddenly at the age of just 25 is to be held in the city.

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Ollie Stedman

Yorkshire Carnegie own worst enemies in Championship play-off final loss to London Irish

THIS final game, which brought an 84-66 aggregate defeat, was a microcosm of their entire season – at some points Yorkshire Carnegie looked like a side capable of winning promotion to the Premiership yet, when it mattered most, they were so far off the pace.

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Joe Ford

Rugby Union Championship play-off final: Yorkshire Carnegie confident of springing big final upset

DEPARTING fly-half Joe Ford says Yorkshire Carnegie will attack from the off tonight in a bold attempt to rescue their promotion bid and create the biggest upset in Championship final history.

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Yorkshire Carnegie captain, Ryan Burrows.

All is not lost: Carnegie captain Ryan Burrows buoyed by chinks in London Irish armour

IN THE aftermath of their 
29-18 Championship final first leg defeat to London Irish, Yorkshire Carnegie’s Bryan Redpath said it would be the greatest achievement of his coaching career if his side could overturn the deficit and earn promotion.

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Ryan Burrows

Carnegie remaining upbeat says Burrows

IN THE aftermath of their 29-18 Championship final first leg defeat to London Irish, Yorkshire Carnegie’s Bryan Redpath said it would be the greatest achievement of his coaching career if his side could overturn the deficit and earn promotion.

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Gareth Puttock in action for Roundhegians

'Rugby family' pays tribute to Leeds player Gareth Puttock

Rugby clubs in Leeds have rallied round to pay tribute to a young Roundhegians player who died in his sleep.


Video - Yorkshire Carnegie 18 London Irish 29: Carnegie’s late lapse hands the initiative to Irish

FOR more than an hour last night, Yorkshire Carnegie looked like a side potentially capable of ruining London Irish’s bid for an immediate return to the Premiership.

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Ian Ritchie at Twickenham

Ian Ritchie calls time on long life of a chief executive

Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie is to retire at the end of the summer.

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Gareth Puttock carries the ball for Roundhegians during a match

Leeds rugby player, 25, dies in his sleep

A Leeds rugby club have paid tribute to a young sportsman who has died in his sleep.

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Yorkshire Carnegie v London Irish - Bryan Redpath looking to bow out with winning smile

IT IS a strange scenario for head coach Bryan Redpath tonight – urging his Yorkshire Carnegie side to take a major leap towards promotion yet knowing, if they do prosper against the odds, he will not be there to experience the gains.

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Michael Cusack.

Yorkshire Carnegie v London Irish: We can make Yorkshire proud, says prop Cusack

Prop Michael Cusack is backing his side to make Yorkshire proud when Yorkshire Carnegie take on London Irish in the Greene King IPA 
Championship Final.

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West Leeds celebrate winning the RFU Intermediate Cup.

West Leeds chairman hails ‘incredible’ cup success

STUNNED chairman Phil Christopher described West Leeds’ historic RFU Intermediate Cup success as “nothing short of incredible” as the club won at Twickenham for a second successive season.

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Joe Ford

Carnegie lose but reach their first final

THE unerring accuracy of Joe Ford’s boot last night ensured Yorkshire Carnegie secured their place in a maiden Championship final.

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Ollie Stedman

We aren’t in the final yet warns Stedman

AS A VETERAN of so many Championship play-offs campaigns, Yorkshire Carnegie’s Ollie Stedman realises the job is not yet complete for his promotion-chasing side.

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Ryan Burrows.

Carnegie captain Burrows repeats player-of-the-year honour

Yorkshire Carnegie skipper Ryan Burrows has been named Yorkshire Carnegie Player of the Year for the 2016-17 season, retaining the title he won 12 months ago.

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Moortown RUFC in action against Wetherby

Rugby Union: Moortown RUFC celebrate memorable unbeaten treble

Moortown rugby club have made history this season with all three senior sides securing promotion having won every game in their respective leagues.

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Hull Ionians' Callum Irvine, left.

Ionians and Tigers secure safety but Harrogate suffer relegation

Hull Ionians secured their National One status for next season after a 41-26 victory at Darlington Mowden Park on the final day of the season.

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James Tincknell

Rugby Union: Hinckley’s late show consigns Harrogate to relegation on final day

It was a three-way fight for survival between Harrogate, Sheffield Tigers and Scunthorpe in National Two North, and it was Tigers who ensured their status for next season after a 36-23 victory at Luctonians.

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