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Championship

England and Saracens lock Mouritz Botha presents the junior section of his former club Bedford Blues with their RFU Accreditation

28 August 2012

Botha presents RFU Club Accreditation to Bedford Junior Blues

Bedford Junior Blues have been presented with their RFU Club Accreditation by former player Mouritz Botha, the England and Saracens lock

Leeds captain Jacob Rowan

28 August 2012

“We’re up for a challenge” insists Leeds captain Rowan

After a disappointing midtable finish last season, former Premiership outfit Leeds Carnegie are eager to prove themselves in the 2012/13 RFU Championship campaign

Bristol Rugby captain Iain Grieve

23 August 2012

Iain not Grieving about semi-final defeat ahead of new season

Despite a devastating defeat at the hands of Cornish Pirates in last year’s semi-finals, Bristol Rugby captain Iain Grieve is buoyant ahead of his side's fourth season in the RFU Championship

Dean Richards returns to rugby with Newcastle Falcons

21 August 2012

Richards returns ahead of new RFU Championship season

The RFU Championship season launch saw two new faces in attendance as both Dean Richards and Ben Harvey joined the second tier of professional rugby with Newcastle Falcons and Jersey respectively.

2012-13 RFU Championship launch

21 August 2012

RFU Championship funding keeps pace with competition growth

The revised RFU Championship funding structure was unveiled at the season launch today, Tuesday August 21.