Archive: May 2010

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England star Thompson signs two year deal with Leeds Carnegie

England star Thompson signs two year deal with Leeds Carnegie

31/05/2010

England World Cup winning hooker Steve Thompson has agreed a two year contract to return to the Guinness Premiership and join Leeds Carnegie from French club Brive. Thompson, who yesterday played for England against the Barbarians at Twickenham, agreed the...

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Edwards joins RFU Elite Rugby Department

Edwards joins RFU Elite Rugby Department

28/05/2010

Leeds Carnegie Academy Manager Diccon Edwards (37) has joined the RFU Elite Rugby Department as a National Academy Coach. Edwards will also assist with the England U20 squad when a new Head Coach is appointed to replace Mark Mapletoft who...

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Leeds Carnegie sign up talented prospect

Leeds Carnegie sign up talented prospect

28/05/2010

Leeds Carnegie have beaten off competition from a number of clubs to sign talented wing prospect James Tincknell from Wharfedale. Tincknell, 21, scored 15 tries in just 19 starts for Wharfedale this season in National Division One and this week...

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Ma'asi has friends for life at Leeds Carnegie

Ma'asi has friends for life at Leeds Carnegie

28/05/2010

Despite leaving the club this summer to join London Welsh, Tongan hooker Vili Ma'asi says he will always think fondly of his time at Headingley Carnegie. The hooker, who has been capped 32 times for Tonga, originally joined Leeds in...

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Leeds Carnegie close in on Thompson

Leeds Carnegie close in on Thompson

27/05/2010

Leeds Carnegie are hopeful of concluding a deal to bring England World Cup winner Steve Thompson to Headingley Carnegie next season. Thompson is currently with the England squad preparing for the MasterCard Trophy against the Barbarians on Sunday at Twickenham....

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Leeds Carnegie Mid Summer Half Term Rugby Camps

Leeds Carnegie Mid Summer Half Term Rugby Camps

27/05/2010

It's not too late to book a place on the Leeds Carnegie half term rugby camps, where budding young rugby stars get the opportunity to develop their skills and pick up tips from their Leeds Carnegie heroes. Leeds Carnegie’s award...

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Congratulations to Exeter Chiefs!

Congratulations to Exeter Chiefs!

26/05/2010

Congratulations to Exeter Chiefs following their promotion to the Guinness Premiership, we look forward to welcoming the fans from Devon back to Headingley Carnegie. Exeter clinched Guinness Premiership promotion for the first time in their history following an emphatic 29-10...

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