RFU Cups Draws Made

North Midlands RFU

Last Updated: Oct 5, 2016 10:16pm
Evesham, Wychavon
By Paul Bolton
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Malvern will face a second successive North Midlands derby in the second round of the RFU Intermediate Cup on October 15.

Malvern won 48-10 at Old Yardleians in the first round and will now have home advantage against Camp Hill in the next round.

Four more North Midlands clubs face away second round ties with Old Saltleians, Stourbridge Lions, Veseyans and Kidderminster Carolians facing trips to Ashbourne, Barkers’ Butts, Coalville and Old Laurentians respectively.

There are two all-North Midlands ties in the RFU Senior Vase second round on October 15 with Droitwich hosting Clee Hill and Ludlow entertaining Woodrush.

Telford Hornets have been drawn at home to Buxton who were beaten finalists in last season’s RFU Junior Vase.

Harborne will also have home advantage against Daventry but Edwardians, who travel to Northampton Men’s Own, and Evesham, away to Willenhall, are both on the road.

In the RFU Junior Vase second round Bromyard will host Aston OE and Greyhound will entertain Kings Norton in the two all-North Midlands ties on October 15.

Chaddesley Corbett are at home to Brackley but Birmingham Exiles, Tenbury and Market Drayton face away trips to Bedford Swifts, Bloxwich and Long Eaton respectively.

The Midlands winners of the three RFU competitions will progress to the national  semi-finals.