National League 1

Richmond DoR Steve Hill: ‘It has been a challenging summer, but we now look forward to National One’

Following a summer of fighting for their place in the Championship, Richmond are now preparing for life in National One.
22 August 2019

Khan positive about chances of Jamaica and Chinnor

Jamaica coach and Chinnor’s Ricky Khan spoke to Joe Harvey about his Olympic aim and National One ambitions.
2 August 2019

Williams and Bradley take positives from Olympic qualifier

After competing in the Olympic qualifier last weekend, Joe Harvey caught up with Cambridge Director of Rugby Richie Williams and Sale FC’s Matt Bradley to discuss their experience with Hungary.
17 July 2019

Skeat Sevens set looking to kick on after summer success

Just over a week ago, Talking Rugby Union brought you the story of the England Universities sides that fought valiantly in the Nottinghamshire sunshine at the RFU National Finals.
10 July 2019

Richie Williams - The Hungary Dream

This weekend will see Cambridge Director of Rugby Richie Williams take a break from his role in National One as the Welshman aims to lead Rugby Hungary to the Olympic Games.
8 July 2019

High praise for Rosslyn Park by Sneddon as he continues his work with Hong Kong

Joe Harvey chats to former Rosslyn Park player and coach Scott Sneddon about his experience in the National League and life in Hong Kong.
14 June 2019

TRU’s National 1 Team of the Season 2018/19

The 2018/19 National One season concluded at the end of April and what a brilliant campaign it was. TRU have selected their team of the year from the third tier.
4 June 2019

'The National Leagues have been a massive learning curve'

Rus Tuima has revealed his time spent at Plymouth Albion in National One has helped his development this season as the Number 8 prepares for the U20 World Championship with England.
29 May 2019

National League 2019/20 fixtures announced

Ampthill and District, Hull Ionians and Rams RFC were crowned champions of their respective leagues last month but attention has already turned to the start of the 2019/20 season after the National League fixtures were announced.
23 May 2019

National One - 2018/19 Season Review

After one of the best promotion races in years, Ampthill and District came out on top to win the 2018-19 National One title and a place in the Championship.
15 May 2019

Late drama sees Moseley and Cambridge survive as Ampthill clinch promotion

Birmingham Moseley scored a late try to avoid relegation from National One as they beat rivals Caldy and their victory also ensured Cambridge’s survival in the division.
29 April 2019

TRU's Live Rugby Scores Show - Week 12

Joe Harvey is live on Talking Rugby Union's Facebook page for the 12th Week of the Live Score Show to provide a round up on National Leagues 1, National League 2 North, National League 2 South, Super Rugby and the Gallagher Premiership.
27 April 2019

Promotion and relegation to be decided in dramatic finale

There will be no shortage of drama on the final day of the National One season as both the race for the title and the fight for survival takes centre stage on Saturday afternoon.
26 April 2019

Johnny Leota Column: My National One experience and life after rugby

In his first column for Talking Rugby Union, Sale Sharks’ Johnny Leota discusses his season in the third tier, the importance of the National Leagues, preparing for life after the game and his blog; Rugby Yarns.
18 April 2019

Caldy beat Rosslyn Park to move out of bottom three

Caldy strengthened their survival hopes in National One with a brilliant bonus-point win over Rosslyn Park.
15 April 2019

Cambridge and Birmingham Moseley targeting huge step towards survival

Cambridge or Birmingham Moseley could take a significant step towards National One safety when the sides meet in Round 29.
12 April 2019

Caldy and Loughborough boost survival hopes

Caldy and Loughborough Students have enhanced their chances of staying in National One as both sides secured vital victories in Round 28.
8 April 2019

TRU's Live Rugby Scores Show - Week 10

Joe Harvey is live on Talking Rugby Union's Facebook page for the 10th Week of the Live Score Show to provide a round up on National Leagues 1, National League 2 North, National League 2 South, Super Rugby and the Gallagher Premiership.
6 April 2019

New content for RFU National Leagues

The RFU National Leagues cover English Rugby’s tiers 3 and 4; operated by NCA Rugby. In 2017, the digital assets of NCARugby were relaunched in partnership with TalkingRugbyUnion.
6 April 2019

Victory vital for both Loughborough Students and Esher

Loughborough Students and Esher are targeting a potentially crucial win when the sides meet in National One on Saturday afternoon.
5 April 2019