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Unchanged Yorkshire Carnegie ready for Cornish test

Yorkshire Carnegie head coach James Lowes has named an unchanged side for tomorrow’s re-arranged trip to Cornish Pirates in the Greene King IPA Championship.

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England's Nathan Hughes: Will start against Scotland.

Six Nations: Nathan Hughes back for England at Murrayfield

NATHAN HUGHES will start at No 8 when England’s Six Nations title defence resumes against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

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James Ellar crossed the try line in a losing effort by Sandal. PIC: Allan McKenzie/YWNG

Rugby Union: Wharfedale and Otley crash as Sandal come up short

There was little joy for West Yorkshire’s teams across National Two, with Wharfedale, having to settle for a four-try bonus point from their 37-28 defeat at Leicester Lions.

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Richard Beck powers into the Richmond defence. PIC: Varley Picture Agency

Yorkshire Carnegie 28 Richmond 22: Carnegie breathe huge sigh of relief after staving off fightback

Relief was the dominant emotion at Emerald Headingley yesterday as Yorkshire Carnegie narrowly withstood an impressive second-half fightback from Richmond to secure a tense bonus-point victory.

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Wharfedale try scorer, Charlie Graham. PIC: Tony Johnson

Club rugby: Freescoring Wharfedale continue climb up the league ladder

Wharfedale’s climb up the table continued as they emerged 43-5 winners from their Yorkshire derby with Huddersfield in National Two.

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England's Danny Care: Goes past Matt Dawson.

Six Nations: Milestone England cap for Yorkshire’s Danny Care

England have brought in Jonathan Joseph for Ben Te’o in one of two changes for Saturday’s Six Nations game with Wales.

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HELLO AGAIN: England crum-half Richard Wigglesworth. Picture: Nigel French/PA

Six Nations: Experience of Wigglesworth should serve England well against Wales

Steve Borthwick insists the experience of Richard Wigglesworth will benefit England after the Saracens scrum-half won the race to replace the injured Ben Youngs.

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Wharfedale's Tom Mann.

Wharfedale claim another huge win in the battle to beat the drop

Wharfedale gave their fight against relegation another boost on Saturday after a 30-14 win at Blaydon in National Two North.

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Yorkshire Carnegie's Richard Beck: New role. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Richard Beck stepping up to the plate with Yorkshire Carnegie

THE vast majority of his 120 appearances for Yorkshire Carnegie have come as a blindside flanker but, never too old to learn new tricks, Richard Beck is now thriving elsewhere.

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Yorkshire Carnegie man of the match Harry Newborn takes on the Hartpury defence. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire Carnegie 20 Hartpury 16: Carnegie’s blushes saved by a bit of McColl magic

STEVIE McCOLL crucially finished off a rare moment of magic as relieved Yorkshire Carnegie rescued victory against Hartpury RFC.

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Wharfedale try scorer, Charlie Graham. PIC: Tony Johnson

Club rugby: Wharfedale fend off final-fifteen-minute fightback to deny Chester

Wharfedale continued their 2018 resurgence with their third victory in four games, running out 22-20 winners at home to Chester in National Two North to climb up to 13th in the table.

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Chris Elder.

Chris Elder hails James Lowes’ influence at Yorkshire Carnegie

Prolific Yorkshire Carnegie star Chris Elder hopes to continue his career-best form admitting James Lowes’ footballing beliefs have brought the best out of him.

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Wharfedale's .Josh Burridge.

Wharfedale boost survival hopes with key win over rivals Sheffield

In the battle of the bottom two in National Two North, it was Wharfedale who boosted their survival hopes after picking up an important 16-10 home victory over Yorkshire rivals Sheffield.

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Chris Elder breaks through to score a try against Jersey.

Yorkshire Carnegie 26 Jersey 19: Boss Lowes happy with his side’s defensive prowess

YORKSHIRE Carnegie boss James Lowes praised his side’s defensive prowess as they beat previously undefeated pool leaders Jersey in the British & Irish Cup.

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Chris Elder

Display key, not the result says Yorkshire Carnegie boss Lowes

PRAGMATIC Yorkshire Carnegie head coach James Lowes maintains he is not concerned if his side fail to secure British & Irish Cup quarter-final qualification today.

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England head coach Eddie Jones: Has named his squad.

Host of new faces for England’s Six Nations opener

England have named eight uncapped players in a 35-man squad selected to prepare for the opening Six Nations opener against Italy on February 4.

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England head coach Eddie Jones.

Jones extends England deal, but RFU insert exit clause to protect against World Cup flop

England’s decision to extend Eddie Jones’s contract until 2021 was motivated by the need to avoid the confused succession planning of the past, according to Rugby Football Union chief executive Steve Brown.

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Carnegie try scorer, Josh Bainbridge. PIC: Steve Riding

London Scottish 29 Yorkshire Carnegie 19: ‘Awesome’ Carnegie held at bay by Scottish

JOSH BAINBRIDGE described some of Yorkshire Carnegie’s rugby as “awesome” but it was still not enough to pick up a British & Irish Cup win against London Scottish at Richmond.

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Otley try scorer, Robbie Davidson.

Club rugby: Bonus-point victory eases relegation fears for freescoring Otley

Otley secured a crucial bonus-point victory to ease their relegation fears after running out 40-17 winners over Blaydon in National Two North.

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Harrogate try scorer, Aarin Yorke.

Local RU: Basement-side Wharfedale clinch crucial bonus-point home win

In a day of lead changes, Wharfedale and Huddersfield both started 2018 with impressive home victories over Luctonians and Tynedale respectively in National League One.

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