RFU Championship

Jackson Wray Exclusive: Targeting the Saracens boys was the easy thing to do

After contributing to Saracens’ 45-13 win over Jersey Reds, Joe Harvey spoke to club stalwart Jackson Wray about the club’s start to the Championship season.
18 March 2021

GK IPA Championship Review: Saracens hit back, Ealing irresistible and Pirates & Doncaster march on

Saracens responded from their opening round defeat in the Championship to score seven tries as they beat Jersey Reds.
15 March 2021

GK IPA Championship Preview: Jersey out to upset Saracens in Round Two

Friday night rugby returns as the second round of Championship action looks to back up what was a fascinating opener last weekend.
12 March 2021

The St Piran's Weekend Miracle - Cornish Pirates following their historic victory

Beating Saracens 25-17 in the opening round of Championship Rugby action, Joe Harvey spoke to Cornish Pirates’ Maliq Holden and Jay Tyack about the result.
10 March 2021

GK IPA Championship Review: Pirates overpower Saracens in compelling opening round

Callum Wood reflects on the beginning of the new Championship season which highlighted the value of the second-tier.
8 March 2021

Guy Thompson Column: You haven’t got time to feel your way into this season

In his latest column for Talking Rugby Union, Ealing Trailfinders’ Guy Thompson reflects on a successful pre-season for the club and looks ahead to the start of the Championship campaign.
5 March 2021

A bounce back like no other: Richmond’s return to the Championship

After immediately earning promotion back to the Championship, it has been exactly a year since Richmond last played a competitive fixture.
5 March 2021

GK IPA Championship Preview: Saracens ready for second-tier bow

The Championship is finally back after a 12-month absence so here is TRU's Callum Wood to guide you through the opening weekend of the season.
5 March 2021

Alex Lewington Exclusive: "It’s more about driving our own standards"

Saracens are set to begin life in the Championship this weekend and Alex Lewington is targeting an immediate return to the top-flight.
2 March 2021

Why the return of the Championship means much more than just the resumption of the second tier

Joe Harvey spoke to current Premiership stars Lewis Ludlow and Dan Robson, as well as Wasps head coach Lee Blackett, about the importance of the competition.
2 March 2021

Mark Bright Exclusive: “I’ve just been finding it hard because it’s been 12 months since I played any rugby”

The 2020/21 Greene King IPA Championship season will be without London Scottish and Mark Bright, but both will be back.
23 February 2021

Louis Grimoldby Exclusive: “The generosity of our community means we can take our place in the Championship"

Ampthill and District have recently confirmed they will be taking part in the truncated Greene King IPA Championship season.
16 February 2021

Exclusive: Doncaster Knights Joe Ford on returning to play and having a strong Championship

With a trip to Saracens in the Ealing Trailfinders Cup on the horizon, Doncaster Knights Backs Coach Joe Ford spoke to TRU.
9 February 2021

Exclusive: Elliot Chilvers - It was nice to feel valued as an individual

With Ealing playing Saracens in the Trailfinders Challenge Cup this weekend, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to Trailfinders Rugby Academy graduate Elliot Chilvers.
5 February 2021

London Scottish pull out of Championship season after rejecting government loan

London Scottish have pulled out of the upcoming Championship season after rejecting government loans.
3 February 2021

Seb Nagle-Taylor Exclusive: 'I didn’t even know professional rugby was a pathway'

Gloucester’s dynamic Number 8 reflects on his journey to Kingsholm and why stepping down the rugby pyramid reignited his love for the game.
29 January 2021

Analyse this: Torgut delighted to be continuing his rugby journey with eager Doncaster Knights

Doncaster Knights are preparing for their first fixture for over 10 months, and analyst Burhan Torgut is excited for the team to return to action.
27 January 2021

Charlie Beckett Column: Why #ICare

In his latest column for TRU, Charlie Beckett discusses the women's game after a number of negative comments were posted on social media following the postponement of the Six Nations.
20 January 2021

Exclusive - Clermont's Rory Jennings: I’d rather be keeping up the momentum of the season

Clermont's Rory Jennings spoke to Joe Harvey about the Top 14's decision to continue their season amid the Covid-19 pandemic, plus the fly-half discusses life in France following his move to the Stade Marcel-Michelin.
15 January 2021

Exclusive: Craig Hampson talks Ealing ahead of the Trailfinders Challenge Cup

As Ealing prepare to host Saracens in the opening round of the Trailfinders Challenge Cup, TRU spoke to scrum-half Craig Hampson.
14 January 2021