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Club rugby: Wharfedale edge up ladder with bonus-point victory

Wharfedale moved up to 11th in National Two North after a 27-3 home win over Tynedale in difficult conditions.

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VIDEO - Eddie Jones calls for law change after Italy steer clear of defensive rucks against England

ENGLAND head coach Eddie Jones believes World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont will instigate a law change after witnessing a “joke” game against Italy – then admitted contemplating in the past using the same tactics that irritated him so much.

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VIDEO - England 36 Italy 15: ‘Ask for your money back’ - Eddie Jones baffled by Italy’s confusing Twickenham tactics

IF YOU think that scoreline is alarming it could have been so much worse for chaotic England.

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Dean Schofield

Jersey Reds 24 Yorkshire Carnegie 19: Frustration for Carnegie after second straight defeat

Yorkshire Carnegie suffered second defeat in six days, after losing out at Jersey Reds.

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Bryan Redpath

Yorkshire Carnegie need to be mentally tough says Redpath

BRYAN REDPATH has admitted his Yorkshire Carnegie side have been “flaky” this season and need to toughen up for the final run-in.

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Yorkshire Carnegie 27 Cornish Pirates 42: Redpath’s at a loss over six-try surrender

YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE head coach Bryan Redpath admitted he did not know why his side were so abject when suffering a shock six-try home defeat to Cornish Pirates.

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Sandal try scorer Tom Coad.

Club Rugby: Wharfedale under pressure at wrong end of table

Wharfedale remain under pressure at the wrong end of National Two North after falling to a 36-12 defeat at third place Leicester Lions.

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Warren Seals. Picture:  Richard Lane.

Yorkshire Carnegie: Fly-half Seals finally gets a chance to stake his claim

AFTER a productive loan spell with Premiership club Wasps, Warren Seals finally gets the chance to prove his worth for Yorkshire Carnegie in the Championship this afternoon.

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Wharfedale's Richard Rhodes.

Wharfedale and Harrogate boost survival hopes with crucial wins

Wharfedale boosted their battle to avoid relegation when they ran out 37-0 winners over high-flying Stourbridge in National Two North on Saturday.

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Jones explains method behind England’s ability to last the pace

DO not be fooled thinking England got lucky with their 16th straight victory as tactical periodisation inspired by a Spanish exercise physiologist friend of Jose Mourinho – who else? – actually helped win the day.

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Wales v England: BBC pulls this Six Nations promo over 'borderline racism' claims

A BBC Six Nations trailer has been taken down ahead of this weekend's match between Wales and England.
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Mark Calderwood.

Otley crush Scunthorpe as Calderwood stars for West Leeds

Otley ran in five tries as they won 32-8 against Scunthorpe in National Two North.

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England celebrate victory over France on Saturday (Picture:  David Davies/PA Wire).

England seek solution as they enter Dragons’ den

ENGLAND head coach Eddie Jones admits his primary aim today is to discover just why the national side is so “petrified” of facing Wales in Cardiff.

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Stevie McColl scoring a try for Yorkshire Carnegie in the win over Rotherham Titans. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Carnegie 56 Rotherham Titans 26: Carnegie are looking like a genuine play-off team

In an extraordinary derby at Headingley where Rotherham were slaughtered in the first half by six tries to one, Yorkshire Carnegie resisted a Titans recovery and confirmed their status as genuine candidates for the promotion play-offs in the spring.

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Taylor Prell.

Redpath is wary of rivals Titans despite lowly berth

YORKSHIRE Carnegie boss Bryan Redpath has urged his promotion-chasing side not to give lowly derby rivals Rotherham Titans a sniff at Headingley or they could come unstuck.

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Wharfedale's Josh Burridge. PIC: Scott Merrylees

Rugby Union: Wharfedale remain third bottom but ease their relegation fears

Wharfedale eased their relegation worries when they battled to a 32-22 victory over fellow strugglers Luctonians.

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Jonah Holmes, scorer of two tries for Yorkshire Carnegie at London Scottish.

London Scottish 14 Yorkshire Carnegie 26: Carnegie keep pressure on leaders London Irish with solid win over London Scottish

TWO-TRY JONAH Holmes helped ensure Yorkshire Carnegie kept the pressure on Championship leaders London Irish.

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Phil Nilsen.

Yorkshire Carnegie: Hooker Nilsen’s proud to bring up his double century

HOOKER Phil Nilsen will today become only the third player in the history of Yorkshire Carnegie – and its many incarnations – to reach 200 appearances for the club.

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Harrogate's match-winning try scorer Guy Coser.

Rugby Union: Harrogate earn their stripes in relegation showdown with Tigers

A late Guy Coser try saw Harrogate edge in front of Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Tigers as they won their National Two North showdown 19-14.

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VIDEO - Yorkshire Carnegie 14 Ealing Trailfinders 10: Carnegie rally to end Ealing’s win run in cup

CONSIDERING some of the selection problems they had, Yorkshire Carnegie head coach Bryan Redpath believes their British & Irish Cup win over Ealing Trailfinders was quite notable.

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