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Carnegie handed opening day trip to Hartpury for new season

YORKSHIRE Carnegie visit Hartpury RFC on the opening weekend of the new 2018-19 Championship season – and face derby rivals Doncaster Knights, promoted Coventry and Nottingham in the inaugural Championship Cup.

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South Africa's Thomas du Toit, left, tackles England's Nathan Hughes in the second rugby test match between South Africa and England in Bloemfontein. Picture: AP/Christiaan Kotze.

South Africa 23 England 12: Tempers flare as Springboks seal series with game to spare

England surrendered their series to South Africa after being brushed aside in a bad-tempered second Test at Free State Stadium that registers their sixth successive defeat.

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Reptile evening helps take England’s mind off bad defeat to South Africa

ENGLAND spent a night with snakes and spiders to help take their minds off Saturday’s harrowing collapse to South Africa at Ellis Park.

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England's coach Eddie Jones at Ellis Park. Picture: AP/Themba Hadebe

England boss Eddie Jones laughs off tunnel row with South Africa fans

EDDIE JONES was involved in a confrontation with South Africa fans as England fell to a thrilling 42-39 defeat at Ellis Park.

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England's Brad Shields, right, with teammate Ben Youngs looks dejected at Ellis Park. Picture: AP/Themba Hadebe

South Africa 42 England 39: Early promise comes to nothing as England fall away at Ellis Park

England crashed to a fifth successive defeat after a blistering start gave way to a dramatic collapse as South Africa emerged 42-39 winners from a thrilling first Test at Ellis Park.

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GONE: James Lowes has coached in both rugby codes and wants a return to the 13-a-side game after leaving Carnegie. Picture: Getty images.

Whirlwind 24 hours sees Boden replace Lowes at Yorkshire Carnegie

GIVEN recent events, Yorkshire Carnegie’s new head coach Steve Boden admitted he was preparing to go for a run last night “just to clear my mind” after some surprise developments at Headingley.

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James Lowes.

James Lowes leaves Yorkshire Carnegie by ‘mutual agreement’

Yorkshire Carnegie have announced the shock departure of head coach James Lowes.

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Chris Stirling did his research before taking on the director of rugby role at Yorkshire Carnegie

Weekend Interview: Chris Stirling’s bold aim to transform international perspective of Yorkshire Carnegie

THERE was a time when Chris Stirling almost had to beg people to come and play for Cornish Pirates.

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Over £2,000 raised for young Leeds rugby player who suffered devastating back injury in a match

Over £2,000 raised for young Leeds rugby player who suffered devastating back injury in a match

A crowdfunding page has been set up to help pay for the treatment of a young Leeds Rhinos rugby star who broke her back on the pitch.

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Carnegie capture, tighthead prop Andrew Foster. PIC: Yorkshire Carnegie

Yorkshire Carnegie capture Foster eager to take his game to a new level

YORKSHIRE CARNEGIE have signed tighthead Andrew Foster from relegated Championship rivals Rotherham Titans.

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Harrogate try scorer, Keane Naylor. PIC: Richard Brown

Club rugby: Nervous wait for relegation-threatened Wharfedale

Wharfedale climbed out of the relegation zone in National Two North with a 30-21 win over Macclesfield – but they will have to wait before they can celebrate safety.

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Yorkshire Carnegie head coach, James Lowes. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire Carnegie 27 London Scottish 19: Outgoing contingent earns huge praise from Carnegie coach Lowes

MATT WILLIAMS scored one of the fastest tries in rugby history but it was Yorkshire Carnegie who ended their campaign with a victory as Jimmy Lowes paid tribute to the club’s departing players.

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Chris Stirling.

Europe has to be Carnegie’s target, insists ambitious Stirling

Director of rugby Chris Stirling heads home to New Zealand tomorrow adamant that Yorkshire Carnegie can not only return to the Premiership but also become a force in Europe

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Ewan McQuillan.

Yorkshire Carnegie recruit McQuillan all set to face his new employers

EX-Edinburgh Rugby prop Ewan McQuillan will join Yorkshire Carnegie next season – but not before facing them with London Scottish on Saturday.

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Yorkshire Carnegie coach James Lowes.

Yorkshire Carnegie add Canada prop to squad after netting new half-back pair

Canada prop Jake Ilnicki is hoping to follow in the footsteps of his mentor Mike Shelley after agreeing a one-year contract with Yorkshire Carnegie.

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Yorkshire champions, West Park under-14s. PIC: Danielle Joslin

Junior Rugby: Yorkshire RL champions Stanningley steer West Park to fourth RU county crown on spin

A GROUP of Leeds youngsters have achieved success in both codes of rugby.

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Chris Elder.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Carnegie tie down foursome to new deals for 2018-19

YORKSHIRE Carnegie backs Chris Wolfe-Elder, Pete Lucock, George Watkins and Andy Forsyth have all agreed new deals with the club for 2018-19.

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Wharfedale tryscorer, Rhys Lovegrove. PIC: Wharfedale RUFC

Club rugby: Wharfedale edge clear of relegation zone

Wharfedale climbed out of the relegation zone with a 24-22 comeback win over Tynedale in National Two North.

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Carnegie frustrated as Ealing nick a draw

FRUSTRATED Yorkshire Carnegie had to settle for just a draw last night after a slightly bizarre contest against Ealing Trailfinders.

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WATCH - ‘Stark warning’ after former Yorkshire Carnegie No8 is hit with ban

Yorkshire Carnegie chief executive Gary Hetherington says former player Brandon Staples ‘ four-year ban following a failed drugs test is a “stark warning to all professional sportspeople.”

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