- Newbold on Avon set for third-round home tie
- All fixtures confirmed for next round
Newbold on Avon’s reward for ousting Stourbridge Lions, last year’s Midlands Senior Vase winners, from this season’s RFU Intermediate Cup is a home third-round tie against Stafford on November 16.
Newbold won 38-15 at Stourton against the Lions, whose promotion to Midlands Two West (South) last season saw them move from the Senior Vase into the Intermediate Cup.
Stafford progressed to the third round with a second round walkover against Nuneaton OE.
RFU Intermediate Cup, third-round draw (Midlands): Ashbourne v Bridgnorth, Dunstablians v Oakham, Leek v Market Harborough, Leighton Buzzard v Old Saltleians, Newbold on Avon v Stafford, Northampton Old Scouts v Wolverhampton, Oadby Wyggestonians v Crewe & Nantwich, Rushden & Higham v Loughborough.Ties to be played on November 16.
RFU Senior Vase, third-round draw (Midlands): Ashby v Daventry, Burntwood v Rugby St Andrews, Cheltenham North v Handsworth, Newcastle under Lyme v Aylestone St James, Old Wheatleyans v Stockwood Park, Pershore v Yardley & District, Stewarts & Lloyds v Edwardians, West Bridgford v Vipers. Ties to be played on November 16.
RFU Junior Vase, third-round draw (Midlands): Barton under Needwood v Cleobury Mortimer, Birstall v Worksop, Bromyard v Harbury, Cannock v Keyworth, Cleethorpes v North Hykeham, Long Buckby v Harborne, Long Eaton v Woodrush, Warley v Rugby Lions. Ties to be played on November 16.