National League 2

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

Taunton fall at Henley in promotion battle

Taunton Titans’ promotion hopes suffered a blow in Round 18 after losing to rivals Henley Hawks.
13 January 2020

Seven-try Caldy race clear after rivals stumble

Caldy maintained their remarkable winning run in National Two North after they recorded their 17th successive victory of the season against Loughborough Students.
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

Hoppers impress to ignite survival bid

An excellent display by Preston Grasshoppers saw them clinch a welcome win in National Two North as they defeated Scunthorpe in Round 17.
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

Lewis Holsey on the faith of Worcester Warriors and working hard to achieve his goal

Worcester Warriors have made an encouraging start to the season - and their belief in youth and development is continuing to grow.
20 December 2019

TJs recover to stay on top

Tonbridge Juddians are still leading the way in National Two South after they came from behind to beat Bury St Edmunds.
16 December 2019

Fylde lose ground, Lucs bounce back and a piece of history at Cross Green

Fylde’s top two aims suffered a dent in Round 15 as the second-placed side were beaten by Sheffield Tigers.
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

TRU Podcast - The Life and Times of an Academy Player

In what may be the start of a new series, Joe Harvey and Max Ashcroft sit down to talk playing academy rugby and life after pro rugby.
13 December 2019

Westcliff and Bournemouth earn vital wins

Westcliff and Bournemouth strengthened their survival bids in National Two South as both clubs recorded excellent home wins in Round 14.
9 December 2019

Huddersfield edge past Loughborough to move out of bottom three

Huddersfield battled to a hard-fought victory over Loughborough Students to lift themselves out of the relegation places in National Two North.
9 December 2019

Josh Beaumont Column: You start to understand how much you miss playing the game

In his latest column for Talking Rugby Union, Josh Beaumont reflects on his unfortunate long-term injury, Sale’s Premiership & Champions Cup form + he looks at Exeter’s visit to the AJ Bell as well as two teams close to his heart…
6 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

Lions edge out Taunton as TJs return to the top

Taunton Titans were narrowly beaten by Leicester Lions in Round 13 which allowed Tonbridge Juddians to return to the summit of National Two South.
2 December 2019