RFU Championship

Will Homer Exclusive: Making rugby enjoyable and worthwhile again

Richmond utility back Will Homer spoke to Joe Harvey about his start to the season, the Championship and falling back in love with rugby.
13 October 2021

Nick Tompkins Exclusive: Time away, promotion and a Premiership return

Tompkins is back with Saracens in the top flight and TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to the Wales international about his time away from the club and the new Gallagher Premiership season.
16 September 2021

Charlie Beckett Column: What rugby can learn from The Hundred

As the season 2021/22 season prepares to get underway, TRU Columnist Charlie Beckett has taken a look at a tournament that has just finished, The Hundred, and what he feels that rugby can learn from the new tournament.
1 September 2021

Richmond’s year of learnings could stand them in good stead

After an atypical return to the Championship for Richmond, there are a number of positives which the club are taking into the new season which begins in September.
2 August 2021

Alex Goode Exclusive: “I want to be winning again with this group of players”

The Saracens stalwart hopes his side can build from their experience in the GK IPA Championship and return to challenging for the big prizes.
19 June 2021

Exclusive: Ealing’s Max Bodilly on Saracens, the Championship and Trailfinders

Ahead of Ealing's encounter with Saracens in the first leg of the Championship playoffs, TRU Contributor Callum Wood spoke to Ealing's Max Bodilly.
12 June 2021

Mark Cornwell Exclusive: Covid-19 challenges, reflecting on a tough season and Hartpury's conveyor belt of talent

Hartpury's season ended with the club grabbing the headlines amid a Covid outbreak and TRU's Callum Wood chatted to Mark Cornwell.
8 June 2021

Regular season ends with a bang despite Championship play-off questions

The final round of regular season action in the GK IPA Championship certainly didn’t peter out despite Saracens' absence.
1 June 2021

No Saracens in Round 11 as curtain comes down on regular season in the Championship

The final day of the GK IPA Championship season will be contested without Saracens, but there are still plenty of talking points across Round 11 in the second tier.
28 May 2021

Saracens and Ealing confirm their place in GK IPA Championship play-off

Ealing and Saracens will compete for a spot in the Gallagher Premiership next month after victories in Round 10 of the GK IPA Championship.
24 May 2021

Saracens romp into the top two after dispatching Ampthill

Saracens have moved up to second in the GK IPA Championship and are now five points behind Ealing following a blistering weekend of action.
18 May 2021

Alex Goode makes Saracens return after loan deal

Saracens have confirmed that England international Alex Goode has returned back to the club following his loan stint with Japanese side NEC Green Rockets.
14 May 2021

Promotion-chasing Ealing kick off GK IPA Championship run-in

The Trailfinders sit at the summit and with rivals Saracens not in action until Monday, they have the chance to take another step towards the Championship play-off.
14 May 2021

Max Argyle Exclusive: "It was quite nice to give something back to the club"

Jersey Reds welcomed 1,000 fans back to the Stade Santander International at the end of last month and back-rower Max Argyle is relishing the return of supporters once again.
10 May 2021

Play-off ambitions for Championship top three remain on track

Ealing Trailfinders, Doncaster Knights and Saracens all secured victories ahead of the Greene King IPA Championship's second fallow week.
4 May 2021

Saracens into the top three following dominant win over Ealing Trailfinders

Saracens' winning run in the Championship continued as their British and Irish Lions contingent starred against promotion rivals Ealing.
26 April 2021

Colossal clash between Ealing Trailfinders and Saracens could prove pivotal in promotion picture

Greene King IPA Championship league leaders Ealing Trailfinders take on Saracens as the second tier's hotly-anticipated fixture takes centre stage this weekend.
23 April 2021

Saracens power past Doncaster Knights and Ampthill pull off remarkable fightback

Owen Farrell returned for Saracens as Mark McCall’s side defeated Doncaster and at Dillingham Park.
19 April 2021

Matt Challinor Exclusive: "We can be a match for anybody on our day"

Doncaster Knights stalwart Matt Challinor spoke to TRU contributor Callum Wood as he and his teammates prepare to defend their unbeaten start to the season.
16 April 2021

Test of title credentials as Doncaster Knights take on Saracens

Saracens now have the bit between their teeth in the GK IPA Championship and after defeating Bedford Blues in Round 5, Mark McCall's side enter two crucial weekends.
16 April 2021