National League 2 North

Promotion and relegation battles take centre stage

The first round of rearranged fixtures this season is upon us and all the games taking place this weekend hold great significance for the reminder of the campaign.
24 February 2017

Caldy looking to head into March in complete control

It has been a perfect 2017 for league leaders Caldy and with one final fixture of February still left to play, Simon Verbickas’ side will be keen to begin the penultimate month of the season in the driving seat.
16 February 2017

Sale beat Leicester Lions to move into play-off box seat

Sale FC secured a brilliant win against promotion rivals Leicester Lions to tighten their grip on the play-off spot in National Two North.
13 February 2017

‘It will only become ours to throw away if we beat Leicester Lions’ - Keep

Coach Jonathan Keep says the play-off place in National Two North will only be Sale FC’s to lose if they secure a victory against Leicester Lions on Saturday.
10 February 2017

Sale FC take control of play-off spot

Sale FC produced an outstanding performance away at Stourbridge to stay in the driving seat for the play-off position in National Two North.
6 February 2017

National League reshuffle

In recent weeks Talking Rugby Union has focused on potential reform to the Championship and the leagues immediately below it within the RFU’s domestic structure following reports that significant problems threaten the existence of a second-tier professional league in England.
6 February 2017

Stourbridge aiming to stay in the hunt

Stourbridge clinched a crucial win over Leicester Lions two weeks ago to keep their promotion ambitions alive and they can increase their chances of a possible top two finish when they lock horns with Sale FC this weekend.
3 February 2017

Preston off the bottom of National Two North

Preston Grasshoppers sealed their first win in seven matches to move off the bottom of National Two North.
30 January 2017

Caldy aiming to keep in control of their own fate

It has been the perfect 2017 so far for Caldy having secured three wins in January, but the league leaders will be keen to stay in control of the National Two North title race by ending the month with yet another victory.
27 January 2017

Radical Semi-Pro League - is this a more sustainable financial model

Following on from Lewis Hughes’ look at semi pro rugby union and his challenge to debate this burning rugby issue, we offer this structure for rugby fans to consider and debate.
27 January 2017

Stourbridge strengthen play-off bid

Stourbridge came out on top against promotion rivals Leicester Lions to keep their top two ambitions alive in National Two North.
24 January 2017

Stourbridge and Leicester Lions put promotion bids to the test

It is getting to that time of the season where every game seems to become a ‘big’ game and that certainly applies to Stourbridge’s clash with Leicester Lions in Round 19.
20 January 2017

Eddie Jones visits Preston Grasshoppers

Preston Grasshoppers hosted current England Coach Eddie Jones on Monday 16th January to officially open the new artificial grass pitch.
17 January 2017

Harrogate leap out of bottom three

A nail-biting victory for Harrogate over Luctonians in Round 18 moved the Yorkshire side out of the relegation zone for the first time this season.
17 January 2017

Caldy target Hoppers to continue unbeaten run

National Two North leaders Caldy maintained their nine point gap at the summit of the division last week and now their aim is to continue their superb run of form when they host Preston Grasshoppers this weekend.
13 January 2017

Top three make no mistake

Caldy, Sale FC and Sedgley Park got 2017 off to a winning start in National Two North to maintain their promotion ambitions.
10 January 2017

Caldy aiming to continue momentum

National Two North league leaders Caldy will want to get 2017 off to a winning start as they look to maintain their advantage at the top of this division.
6 January 2017

Derby delight for Lions

After victory over local rivals Hinckley last weekend, that win was matched in Round 16 by Leicester Lions as they beat near neighbours South Leicester to earn the bragging rights once again.
20 December 2016

Derby weekend in National Two North set to be a Christmas cracker

As usual at this stage of the season, a few local derbies are taking place which could really shape the rest of the campaign for all of the sides involved.
16 December 2016

Future Wasps aiming to shine at all levels

Wasps Academy members Jacob Umaga, Conor Eastgate and Ehize Ehizode speak exclusively to TRU about their journey to the Ricoh Arena and life in National Two North this season.
15 December 2016