The Knights

Who are the Doncaster Knights?


Doncaster Knights are the most promoted team in English Rugby history curently plying their trade the Greene King IPA Championship. The Knights look ahead to an exciting 2016/17 campaign having achieved a Club record finish of second in the Championship last term; losing out in the playoff finals to Bristol RFC. Next season the Knights will hope to go one better and achieve the final promotion of their incredible ascent through the English Rugby Union league pyramid. 

 

The club owns their, aptly named, Castle Park stadium which is a 22-acre site 4 miles from Doncaster town centre. It is a superb multi-purpose facility and the envy of many a visiting team. Confirmation of the outstanding facilities at Castle Park and the first rate job the match day and operations staff do came with the selection as host venue for the Maori All Blacks vs RFU Championship XV in November 2013, which saw 5000 people watch the notorious Southern Hemisphere side triumph in a celebration of tier two rugby. 

 

 

The Knights Impressive run of promotions numbered eight in fifteen seasons of league rugby, a unique achievement in the English game. Read more about the history and progress of the club in the "About us" section on this site. DRFC rebranded as the Knights in 2006, an easy decision as they play at Castle Park. 

The Knights Impressive run of promotions numbered eight in fifteen seasons of league rugby, a unique achievement in the English game. Read more about the history and progress of the club in the "About us" section on this site. DRFC rebranded as the Knights in 2006, an easy decision as they play at Castle Park. 

knights_5 As part of the commitment to the family game Castle Park, the home of the Doncaster Knights has some of the best Rugby viewing facilities in South Yorkshire. The state of the art £2.2m De Mulder Lloyd has spacious 12 person corporate boxes for hire on match days for a full season catered for from the award winning Castle Park kitchens. The Clubside Restaurant opens match days for 3-course meal hospitality and you can book a table or individual places to enjoy before stepping out of your seat for the game.

knights_6Individual suites of varying sizes can be booked to host various match day offers from company days out to private parties enjoying the game. “The Farmers” and the “TOSSERS” are two examples of private parties that regularly enjoy our state of the art hospitality facilities and we welcome any individual or group that may wish to enquire. Further information is available by calling 01302 831388 and asking for Kris Turner-West or emailing .

League Table

TeamPoints
1 London Irish 67
2 Yorkshire Carnegie 56
3 Doncaster Knights 40
4 Ealing Trailfinders 36
5 Cornish Pirates 34
6 London Scottish 32
7 Jersey Reds 31
8 Nottingham 28
9 Bedford Blues 23
10 Rotherham Titans 22
11 Richmond 16