- Midlands quartet in action at Doncaster
- Paviors beat Walsall to reach Shield semis
Paviors will represent the Midlands in the National Under 17 Shield semi-finals at Doncaster on Sunday, April 21 after they beat Walsall 10-0 in last night’s delayed regional final.
Paviors will now meet Sandal from Wakefield in the national semi-finals, completing the line-up of Midlands qualifiers.
Silhillians will represent the Midlands in the semi-final of the National Under 17 Cup and will meet Warrington, the North champions, in the semi-finals at Doncaster. Silhillians beat Burton 18-17 in the Midlands final earlier this month.
In the National Under 17 Bowl, Dudley Kingswinford will meet Hull Ionians in the semi-finals. DK beat Ashby in the Midlands final at Broadstreet on a goal-kicking contest after the scores were level 17-17 at full-time.
Lichfield, who beat Old Northamptonians in the Midlands final of the National Under 17 Plate, will face Manchester in the national semi-finals at Doncaster.
The finals of all four competitions will be played at Stourbridge RFC’s Stourton Park ground on Sunday, May 5.