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Meet the gay-friendly Leeds rugby team breaking new ground

An inclusive rugby team aimed at gay and bisexual men has enjoyed 'overwhelming' support since forming in Leeds.

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Bryan Redpath.

Bedford Blues 12 Yorkshire Carnegie 29: Redpath pleased with players’ professionalism

Yorkshire Carnegie head coach Bryan Redpath admitted he was pleased his side had not let the announcement that he would be quitting the club at the end of the season affect their performance.

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Richard Mayhew

Redpath: Carnegie can still go all the way

YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE boss Bryan Redpath says his side still believe they can reach a second successive British & Irish Cup final despite an unenviable position in Pool Five.

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More than bragging rights at stake at Scatcherd Lane

More than bragging rights at stake at Scatcherd Lane

Morley will aim to climb out of the bottom three in National Three North and scupper Sandal’s push for a place in the top two when the two local rivals meet at Scatcherd Lane tomorrow.

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Yorkshire Carnegie's departing head coach Bryan Redpath. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Bryan Redpath to leave Yorkshire Carnegie for financial sector

Yorkshire Carnegie head coach Bryan Redpath will leave at the end of the season to take up an opportunity in the financial world - with former chief James Lowes resuming control of the side for 2017-18.

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Bryan Redpath

Yorkshire Carnegie bolster pack with signing of Tonga prop Faletau

Yorkshire Carnegie have strengthened their front row with the signing of Tongan international tight head prop Sione Faletau, 28, from Counties Manukau in New Zealand.

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Chris Walker.

Yorkshire Carnegie can still make improvements insists Walker

Chris Walker admits there remains room for improvement among him and his Yorkshire Carnegie team-mates as the Leeds-based club look to regain their place in the Premiership in 2017.

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CHUFFED: Carnegie head coach, Bryan Redpath. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

‘We should be chuffed’ - Carnegie coach Bryan Redpath takes the positives

BRYAN REDPATH admitted his Yorkshire Carnegie side “panicked” during their 20-13 win over London Welsh.

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Yorkshire Carnegie's Matt Smith takes on the London Welsh defence. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Carnegie 20 London Welsh 13: Carnegie win again but still lack a killer instinct

IT MAY be a new year but frustrating Yorkshire Carnegie clearly have the same old issue of failing to put opponents to the sword.

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Chris Elder.

Yorkshire Carnegie: Former Welsh star Elder relishing future ‘in exile’

FOR Yorkshire Carnegie’s new signing Chris Elder, it is easy to understand why a swift reunion with stricken former employers London Welsh will prove such a strange experience tomorrow.

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Richard Mayhew, who scored a vital try for Yorkshire Carnegie at Nottingham on his return from injury.

Nottingham 17 Yorkshire Carnegie 24: Carnegie hold their nerve for third win on the spin

A hat-trick of tries from replacement TJ Harris rescued a losing bonus point for Nottingham at The Bay on Boxing Day, but it wasn’t enough to deny high-flying Yorkshire Carnegie their third win on the spin.

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Ryan Burrows

Welsh pair set for debuts as Carnegie take on Notts

Despite sitting in second place and well clear of the chasing pack, Yorkshire Carnegie’s head coach Bryan Redpath has described today’s trip to Nottingham as “huge”, with the hard work now fully setting in as the season reaches its second half.

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NEW RECRUITS: Yorkshire Carnegie head coach, Bryan Redpath.
 Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Arrival of experienced duo boosts Yorkshire Carnegie’s options

HEAD COACH Bryan Redpath believes he has added “quality and experience” to boost Yorkshire Carnegie’s options ahead of their Boxing Day clash at Championship rivals Nottingham.

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Denny Solomona

Solomona suffers defeat on Sale debut as Farrell shines

Owen Farrell took centre-stage as Saracens claimed a record-equalling 13th straight European Champions Cup win which meant Castleford Tigers rugby league contract rebel Denny Solomona suffered a losing debut for Sale.

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Rob O'Donnell

Newport Gwent 22 Yorkshire Carnegie 20: Dragons pip Carnegie off final play to gain revenge

Having won by three points the week before, Yorkshire Carnegie lost by two points when they made the trip to Newport/Gwent Dragons.

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Warren Seals.

Fly-half Seals happy to bide his time at Yorkshire Carnegie

SOUTH AFRICAN fly-half Warren Seals realises he has to grasp every opportunity he gets with Yorkshire Carnegie.

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Castleford's Denny Solomona, left.

Denny Solomona absent from own signing press conference ... as Castleford Tigers maintain legal challenge

IT must be rare, if not unheard of, for a club to hold a press conference to announce a major new signing without the player himself actually being in attendance.

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Harrogate try scorer Jonny Giles takes on the Otley defence. PIC: Adrian Murray

Rugby Union: Mid-game dominance gives Otley the spoils

Otley earned bragging rights as they beat Yorkshire rivals Harrogate 26-15 in a National Two North clash at Cross Green.

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Guy Borrowdale scored two tries for Yorkshire Carnegie against Newport-Gwent XV after coming on as a replacement. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Carnegie 20 Newport-Gwent XV 17: Carnegie forced to work hard for latest cup win

Carnegie had to work hard for their win in the British and Irish Cup, but two tries from Guy Borrowdale and a third from Taylor Prell were enough to give Bryan Redpath’s side a second win from three in the competition.

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Yorkshire Carnegie's Steve McColl

Yorkshire Carnegie v Newport-Gwent Select: Lure of Cup final return drives on Carnegie

YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE full-back Steve McColl says the club are intent on reaching a second successive British & Irish Cup final.

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