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Entries invited for English Clubs Colts Cup

31 July 2008

Entries are invited for this year's English Clubs Colts Cup competition.

The tournament is again being organised and administered by the East Midlands Rugby Union and entry is open to all English clubs.

The closing date for entries is August 27 and the draw for the first round will be made the following day.

Entry forms can be obtained from the East Midlands RU by contacting admin@emru.co.uk or calling 01933 222218.

Bedford Blues won the English Clubs Colts Cup in May by beating Nuneaton 39-16 in an all-Midlands final at Northampton. Newbury won the Plate competition by beating Bishops Stortford 48-16.

The English Clubs Colts Cup was introduced in 1997/98 as part of the East Midlands RU Centenary celebrations. The Plate, for sides beaten in rounds one to three of the Cup, was introduced two years later.