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National Colts Cup news from the Midlands

21 November 2012

  • Byes for Worcester Wanderers and Luctonians
  • Plate draw also made

The fourth round draw for this season’s National Colts Cup has thrown up two all-Midlands ties.

Derby have been given home advantage against Dudley Kingswinford while Lichfield have been drawn at Wellingborough.

Paviors, who beat Market Harborough in the third round, have been drawn away at Buckingham.

Worcester Wanderers, who won the National Colts Plate in 2006, and Luctonians are among four Midlands and North clubs who have been given byes to the fifth round.

In the National Colts Plate, the competition for sides beaten in rounds one to three of the Cup, Old Northamptonians, who were beaten Cup finalists six years ago, will host Oundle in their opening match in round 3B.

The National Colts Cup was introduced in the 1997/98 season as part of the East Midlands RU centenary celebrations and Moseley were the inaugural winners.

The Plate was introduced in 1999/2000 and past Midlands winners of that competition include Bedford Blues in 2009 between their five wins in six seasons in the Cup.

National Colts Cup

Third round results (Midlands):

Paviors 13 - Market Harborough 5

Leighton Buzzard 0 - Derby 60

Olney 0 - Buckingham 24

Northampton Casuals 14 - Wellingborough 36

Worcester Wanderers 48 - Burton 10

Dudley Kingswinford 69 - Kidderminster Carolians 5

Shrewsbury 18 - Lichfield 24

Luctonians 48 - Barkers’ Butts 0

Fourth round draw (Midlands and North):

Derby v Dudley Kingswinford

Buckingham v Paviors

Wharfedale v West Park Leeds

Lichfield v Wellingborough.

Byes: Billingham, Luctonians, Percy Park, Worcester Wanderers.

National Colts Plate

Round 3B draw (Midlands):

Leicester Forest v Stockwood Park

Old Northamptonians v Oundle

Twickenham v Leighton Buzzard

Peterborough v Market Harborough

Scunthorpe v Northampton BBOB

Kettering v Towcestrians

Northampton Casuals v Ilkeston

Olney v Syston

Willenhall v Hereford

Stafford v Walsall

Nuneaton v Burton

Kidderminster Carolians v Shrewsbury