National League 2 North

Caldy in complete control and vital wins for Hull, Luctonians and Dale

Caldy opened up a 17-point lead at the top of National Two North following a comfortable victory over Otley in Round 21.
3 February 2020

Jacob Umaga's Journey: “The plan was to put him in a black jersey...I think that's gone now!”

Jacob Umaga was one of the uncapped youngsters called up to England’s squad and TRU caught up with his Dad, Mike and his former coach, Chris Campbell.
29 January 2020

The future of North-West rugby looks bright thanks to Sale Sharks

In just over a weeks’ time, Sale Sharks will be kicking off against Saracens in the Premiership Rugby Cup semi-finals.
29 January 2020

Wharfedale, Luctonians and Huddersfield secure vital wins

The battle to avoid relegation in National Two North intensified greatly on Saturday as three sides all picked up potentially crucial victories.
27 January 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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