North Midlands Cup Draws

North Midlands RFU

Last Updated: Jul 23, 2015 07:05pm
Evesham, Wychavon
By Paul Bolton
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Ludlow and Evesham will face each other in the first round of next season’s RFU Senior Vase competition.

Ludlow will have home advantage for the tie on October 3 with Woodrush, the only other North Midlands club in first round action, at home to Newcastle-under-Lyme on the same day.

Five more North Midlands clubs – Clee Hill, Cleobury Mortimer, Edwardians, Ledbury and Pershore – have been given byes to the second round which will be played on November 28.

All eight North Midlands clubs involved in the RFU Intermediate Cup – Camp Hill, Droitwich, Harborne, Kidderminster Carolians, Malvern, Shrewsbury, Stourbridge Lions and Veseyans – have been given byes through the first round on October 3. They will play their first matches in the second round on November 28.

Kings Norton, Warley and Yardley & District have also been given first round byes in the RFU Junior Vase.

But the first round on October 3 will see two North Midlands derbies with Aston OE hosting Tenbury and Bishop’s Castle having home advantage against Greyhound.

Birmingham Exiles, Market Drayton and Upton on Severn have been given home ties against Rugeley, Buxton and Brackley respectively.

Aldridge face a trip to Warwickshire to play Claverdon while Church Stretton travel to Essington in Wolverhampton.


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