RFU Championship

Round 11: GK IPA Championship Review

TRU Contributor Connor Hickinbottom reviews the opening week of December in the GK IPA Championship
6 December 2017

The latest from the GK IPA Championship

Ahead of this weekend’s fixtures in the GK IPA Championship, TRU Contributor Connor Hickinbottom updates you with each team’s progress as we enter the final month of the year
1 December 2017

Greene King IPA Championship: Round 9 Preview

TRU's Connor Hickinbottom casts an eye over this weekend's Championship fixtures
17 November 2017

Round 8: GK IPA Championship Review

TRU Contributor Connor Hickinbottom takes a look back at last weekend's action
15 November 2017

Round 8: GK IPA Championship Preview

TRU Contributor Connor Hickinbottom takes a look at this weekend's fixtures in the Championship
10 November 2017

Round 7: GK IPA Championship Review

TRU Contributor Connor Hickinbottom takes a look back at the season so far in the Championship
1 November 2017

Is Dual-Registration all good for the Championship?

Following a recent announcement by the RFU, the number of dual-registered players in Level 2 match day squads has been increased. This change will allow a Level 2 side to select up to 10 England Academy Players.
19 September 2017

What are the positives and negatives to full time & semi-pro set-ups?

Following the eventful 2016/2017 season and the demise of London Welsh, clubs in Level 2 have had to reassess their finances with some changes in the operations of squads such as the inclusion or transformation to a semi-professional set-up.
5 September 2017

2017/18 Greene King IPA Championship season launched

The 2017/18 Greene King IPA Championship season was launched at Twickenham today, with all 12 clubs in attendance.
21 August 2017

Reiss Cullen: “Bristol was my first choice and I immediately said yes”

The young and promising scum-half has left his life in Scotland behind and swapped it for Bristol as they aim to return to the Aviva Premiership
12 July 2017

Nick Kennedy lauds London Irish on their promotion to Aviva Premiership

London Irish rugby director Nick Kennedy lavished praise on his side after their victories in the two-legged final against Yorkshire Carnegie in the RFU Championship that helped them secure a promotion to the Aviva Premiership.
25 May 2017

London Irish to return to Aviva Premiership following 55-48 win over Yorkshire Carnegie

Brendan McKibbin and Alex Lewington scored a double each as London Irish completed a 55-48 victory in the second legged final of RFU Championship against Yorkshire Carnegie at Madejski Stadium to confirm their promotion in the Aviva Premiership.
25 May 2017

Tommy Bell kicks London Irish to 29-18 victory against Yorkshire Carnegie

London Irish's chances of returning back to the Aviva Premiership has received a huge boost after their 18-29 victory over Yorkshire Carnegie in the first leg of the final in Headingley on Wednesday.
18 May 2017

Sam Bedlow: “Moving to Bristol is something I needed to do in order to reach my ambition”

With the domestic season coming to a close, one of Bristol Rugby’s newest recruits tells TRU how moving to Ashton Gate was a must.
17 May 2017

Dan Temm makes switch from Newcastle to Ealing

Newcastle Falcons flanker Dan Temm has confirmed that he will be switching to RFU Championship side Ealing Trailfinders ahead of the next season.
17 May 2017

Rory Burke switches from Munster to Nottingham

RFU Championship club Nottingham has confirmed the signing of prop Rory Burke ahead of the next season.
16 May 2017

Jonah Holmes powers Yorkshire Carnegie to 16-34 win over Ealing Trailfinders

Jonah Holmes scored a double as Yorkshire Carnegie have their one foot in the final of Greene King IPA Championship after defeating Ealing Trailfinders by 16-34 in the first leg of the play-off at Ealing on Friday.
29 April 2017

Championship play-off preview

The Greene King IPA Championship play-offs kick off this weekend, but as we know, there are four teams in contention for play-off glory but only two vying for promotion.
28 April 2017

London Irish upbeat about play-off clash against Doncaster Knights

London Irish rugby director Nick Kennedy said his team is looking forward to the first leg of the semi-final clash against Doncaster Knight that kicks-off at Castle Park on 30th April.
27 April 2017

Bedford confirm Lee Dickson as player-coach ahead of next season

Bedford Blues have confirmed that former England international Lee Dickson will join the Championship club as a player-coach ahead of the next season.
6 April 2017