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Championship play-offs to end

The play-off system used to determine promotion into the Aviva Premiership will be abandoned from next season with the team finishing top of the Greene King IPA Championship being promoted automatically.

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Serin starts against England

Guy Noves has stuck to his ambitious game plan when by naming 22-year-old Baptiste Serin at scrum-half for France's Six Nations opener against England.

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Marler, Daly start for England

Joe Marler, Elliot Daly and Maro Itoje will start for England in their Six Nations opener against France on Saturday.

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Scotland call Jones and Brown

Centre Huw Jones returns from injury as one of three changes to the Scotland side for their Six Nations opener against Ireland.

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Cotter: Nerves can help Scots

Vern Cotter believes the butterflies in Scotland's stomachs can help his side soar when they take on Ireland on Saturday.

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Italy change five for Wales

Edoardo Gori will form a half-back partnership with Carlo Canna as new-look Italy look to cause the first big upset of the Six Nations with a win over Wales in Rome on Sunday.

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Young in line for Wales debut

Wasps flanker Thomas Young could be in contention to make his Wales debut in Sunday's Six Nations opener against Italy.

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Appiah joins Edinburgh on loan

Edinburgh have signed Worcester Warriors prop Derrick Appiah on a short-term loan.

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Willmott sanction doubled

An amateur rugby union player who tried to import thousands of pounds' worth of human growth hormone in 2013 has seen his anti-doping ban doubled to four years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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Steyn appeals four-week ban

Montpellier star Francois Steyn has lodged an appeal against a four-week ban imposed following his dismissal against Leinster in the Champions Cup.

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Evans signs new Dragons deal

Newport Gwent Dragons skipper Lewis Evans has agreed a new contract with the Welsh region.

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The Championship
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 London Irish 18 82
2 Yorkshire Carnegie 18 65
3 Ealing Trailfinders 18 55
4 Doncaster Knights 18 54
5 Jersey 18 52
6 Cornish Pirates 18 50
7 London Scottish 18 39
8 Bedford Blues 18 37
9 Nottingham Rugby 19 34
10 Rotherham Titans 19 22
11 Richmond FC 18 21

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