National League 1

Brilliant Blackheath end Coventry streak

Blackheath brought Coventry’s unbeaten National One run to an end with a well-deserved victory at Well Hall in Round 18.
15 January 2018

Hull Ionians and Old Albanian hoping to seize opportunity in relegation clash

Defeats for Hull Ionians and Old Albanian to begin the New Year leaves both sides still fighting for survival in National One and this weekend, the teams meet in Hertfordshire in what could prove to be a vital fixture.
11 January 2018

Caldy thrash Loughborough while Cov remain 100 per cent

The New Year in National One started with a bang as 367 points were scored across just six matches which provided some eye catching results.
8 January 2018

Coventry aiming to pick up from where they left off

National One league leaders Coventry are firmly in control of the promotion race at the halfway point of the season and the Midlands club will be keen to continue their sensational form in 2018.
4 January 2018

Round 16 Review: Old Albanian fightback, Sale FC crank up the pressure and Chinnor edge thriller

As the National Leagues now take a break for the New Year celebrations, we take a look back at the final round of fixtures in 2017.
28 December 2017

Festivities on hold as local rivalries take centre stage in National One

At this time of year, the usual protocol is for people to be generous but when sport is played just days before Christmas, that festive spirit takes a back seat.
20 December 2017

Rosslyn Park edge out of bottom three

Rosslyn Park recorded their first win in two months thanks to a narrow victory over Birmingham Moseley in Round 15 of National One.
18 December 2017

Top two clash hit by the weather but plenty still on show in National One

Darlington Mowden Park's fixture with league leaders Coventry this weekend has been postponed due to a frozen pitch, but National One still has plenty to offer as we reach the midway point of the season.
14 December 2017

Ampthill thrashed by Coventry

Coventry extended their lead at the top of National One as they beat Ampthill and District to secure their fourteenth successive victory of the season.
11 December 2017

Can Coventry take further control?

After Coventry made it thirteen straight victories in National One last weekend, the league leaders now prepare to take on fourth placed Ampthill and District with the aim of strengthening their position at the top.
7 December 2017

Fylde late show stops Stortford

A late Luke Fowden try earned Fylde a narrow victory over Bishop’s Stortford as they continue to try and fight for survival in National One.
4 December 2017

Darlington and Ampthill target vital win

Darlington Mowden Park and Ampthill & District will be aiming for victory this weekend as second takes on third in Round 13.
1 December 2017

Alex Patton: Life in National One

It’s been an excellent start to the season for Bishop’s Stortford in National. Chris Heal spoke to one of their scrum-halves, Alex Patton, to discuss the campaign so far.
30 November 2017

Loughborough Students fightback to sink Blackheath

Blackheath suffered a third defeat in their last four games as Loughborough Students staged a second half comeback to continue their mini revival in National One.
27 November 2017

Cov looking for twelve, Stour want a response and Old Reds meet Broadstreet

Ahead of Round 12 in the National Leagues, Talking Rugby Union previews this Saturday's fixtures as teams look enter the festive period in high spirits.
24 November 2017

National Leagues: The season so far

TRU writer Chris Heal reviews the state of play in the top three National Leagues
17 November 2017

Coventry hold off Old Elthamians

League leaders Coventry headed into the first break of the National One season with a narrow win over Old Elthamians at College Meadow.
13 November 2017

Caldy and Loughborough braced for big weekend

Caldy and Loughborough Students will be hoping to end up on the winning side in National One this weekend as two of the bottom three teams search for vital victories.
8 November 2017

Coventry streak past Caldy to make it ten on the bounce

Coventry sealed a comprehensive home win over Caldy in National One to secure their 10th successive victory of the season.
7 November 2017

Oskar Hirskyj-Douglas excited by new challenge with Loughborough

Oskar Hirskyj-Douglas has achieved a great deal in a short space of time, but he is now taking on a new challenge.
2 November 2017