National League 1

The next chapter, Huddersfield’s hopes and Redruth out to topple Henley

This National League season refuses to be dull. All three divisions continue to write their own headlines and as the final stretch moves into vision, there is still a lot to play for.
24 January 2020

Richmond rise to the top, Huddersfield out of drop zone and Taunton hit back

Round 19 in the National Leagues was billed as one of the most exciting weekends of the season and Saturday certainly didn’t disappoint.
21 January 2020

National Leagues gearing up for potentially pivotal weekend

This is a good time to be following the National Leagues and Round 19 is full of sub-plots which will change the dynamic at both ends of the respective tables.
17 January 2020

Rams beat Chinnor, but Richmond hold pole position as Park falter

Rams RFC maintained their title challenge in National One in Round 18, but Richmond were able to return to the summit.
13 January 2020

James Stokes: From the National Leagues to the Premiership

One of London Irish’s newest recruits, James Stokes, chatted to Talking Rugby Union about his rise to the Gallagher Premiership via the National Leagues.
10 January 2020

Friday night showdown, Dale aim to steer clear and Henley & Taunton clash

Swat away those January blues and settle in for one of the most exciting weekends of National League rugby so far this season.
10 January 2020

Leading pack have to fight hard in National Two South

Tonbridge Juddians, Henley Hawks and Taunton Titans all had to battle to kick off the New Year with victories in National Two South.
6 January 2020

Top three begin New Year on front foot

The leading trio in National One made no mistake on the opening weekend of 2020 as Rosslyn Park, Rams RFC and Richmond all secured victories.
6 January 2020

Title race back with a bang, Hoppers seek revival and TJs aim to stay in charge

Happy New Year to everyone and welcome to the start of a fresh decade in the National Leagues. We preview the action from Round 17 across all three divisions.
3 January 2020

Park go top, Caldy waltz to win and TJs produce a Christmas cracker

With it being the final round of fixtures before the festive break, we have decided to deliver a more condensed review from Round 16 in the National Leagues which included some monumental scorelines and results.
23 December 2019

Richmond eager to be Christmas number one, Caldy out to ‘rein’ supreme and Taunton wrap up year at Redruth

As the Sky Sports advert goes: “Christmas is a time to play a friendly game or two”, but in the National Leagues, there will be no early gifts.
20 December 2019

Rotherham beat Canterbury to reignite survival bid

Rotherham Titans have sparked their survival hopes back into life following a last-gasp win over rivals Canterbury in Round 15.
16 December 2019

Chinnor and DMP up for the fight and relegation battles under the spotlight

And just like that, the 2019/20 National League campaign has reached its halfway mark. Four months have flown by, but the drama and thrilling action has not wavered.
13 December 2019

Canterbury finally off the mark with win over Cinderford

Canterbury recorded their first win of the National One season as they defeated Cinderford at the Marine Travel Ground.
9 December 2019

Gripping Nat One title race continues, Fylde meet Sedge and Bournemouth host Old Reds

A winding down period before Christmas couldn’t be further from the truth across the National Leagues.
6 December 2019

Last-gasp defeats for both Richmond and Rosslyn Park

The top two in National One both fell to late and dramatic defeats in Round 13 as the title race was blown wide open on the weekend.
2 December 2019

Rams aim to add twist to title race and it’s the same again at the foot of National Two

The Christmas decorations are starting to get unpacked and Shakin’ Stevens seems to be constantly on the radio as the final weekend of November is upon us.
29 November 2019

Youth and progression is a shining light for Saracens

It has been a tough few weeks for the Premiership and European champions, but Saracens' young players have continued to display their talent and it is nothing new.
28 November 2019

Manu Tuilagi: ‘Maybe a year ago, I might have had to hang the boots up’

Manu Tuilagi says he is determined to enjoy his rugby and focus on the here and now following England’s run to the Rugby World Cup final.
25 November 2019

Richmond fall to Sale as Park go top

Richmond slipped to their second defeat in a row and their loss against Sale FC means Rosslyn Park are now the new leaders in National One.
25 November 2019