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Promotion candidates show fight and flair as title battles rumble on

Round 24 may not have thrown up too many shocks in the National Leagues, but it was always going to be a test for those sides vying for promotion...
14 March 2022

Clubs looking to attack Round 24 as finish line starts to come into view

Promotion and relegation is a topic which continues to be discussed, but the drama it injects into the final few furlongs of a season makes things incredibly exciting.
11 March 2022

Late drama encapsulates gripping National League weekend

Sale FC produced a stunning turnaround and Leeds Tykes snatched a potentially huge victory whilst Hull were involved in a thrilling finale against title rivals Rotherham Titans.
9 March 2022

Talking Rugby Union to power National League Rugby Live Stream

National One's derby day clash between Rams RFC & Chinnor will be live-streamed on March 18th, with TRU continuing to play a pivotal role in boosting the profile of tiers three and four.
9 March 2022

A weekend that could shape the season: Why Round 23 in the National Leagues is worth taking note of

There are huge games at the summit across National One and National Two between now and the end of the season.
1 March 2022

Promotion and relegation from National One confirmed after Ealing and Doncaster fall short of criteria

The RFU have confirmed that only one team will be promoted from National One at the end of the 2021/22 season.
1 March 2022

Title race blown wide open in National Two South after Esher defeat Redruth

We witnessed some significant shake-ups at both ends of the National One table in Round 22 whilst the next two weeks in National Two North and South could be season-defining.
28 February 2022

Who can gain the upper hand in the National Leagues in Round 22?

With just two months left in the season, the promotion races in all three divisions and the relegation scrap in National One are owning the narratives.
25 February 2022

Promotion bids blown off course as Round 21 delivers

Some of the title contenders across National One, National Two North and National Two South had their promotion bids dented in Round 21.
21 February 2022

National League Rugby continues in the face of Storm Eunice

Despite the UK being hit by Storm Eunice, National League Rugby soldiers on with another exciting weekend in store.
18 February 2022

Rams shock Rosslyn Park, Hull maintain first place & Redruth take top spot

Round 20 of the 2021/22 National League Rugby season did not disappoint. There were top of the table changes and shock results, read how the action played out below.
14 February 2022

Park and Hull looking to kick on while Clifton and Rams meet for crucial encounter

A full set of National League fixtures returns this week and the final third of the season kicks off with another huge clash.
11 February 2022

Plymouth stick it to Leeds Tykes, Rotherham respond and Esher overcome Guernsey challenge

Albion got the better of Leeds Tykes whilst Rotherham hit back and there was a familiar feeling for Esher despite a scare.
8 February 2022

No rest for the National Leagues on a weekend which could shape the fortunes of many

A trip to Devon for Leeds Tykes could become a significant segment in their season whilst Stourbridge and Rotherham face off.
4 February 2022

Bill Sweeney and Sir Bill Beaumont: The community game is where internationals start

Bill Sweeney and Sir Bill Beaumont have encouraged people to support local clubs during the Six Nations.
3 February 2022

Bill Sweeney and Sir Bill Beaumont | TRU Talks

Discussing National One and National Two as well as the community game, Chris Heal is joined by RFU CEO Bill Sweeney and Chairman of World Rugby Sir Bill Beaumont at Fylde RFC.
2 February 2022

Stortford stun Park, resolute Fylde stand tall and Clifton maintain steely focus

For all of Fylde’s attacking flair, their victory over Rotherham Titans was unpinned by a superb first-half defensive display.
31 January 2022

National Two North clash will spark latest chapter in unpredictable title race

Fylde’s meeting with Rotherham Titans is expected to change the direction of the promotion battle whilst it is an interesting weekend in National One.
28 January 2022

Sam Nixon Exclusive: “I was expecting to work on the family farm”

Exeter's tighthead prop spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about his journey to Sandy Park which includes spells in the National Leagues and in France.
26 January 2022

Late drama in National One and National Two leaders dominate in Round 18

Birmingham Moseley and Leeds Tykes pull off excellent fightbacks as the bottom half of National One intensifies.
23 January 2022