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WATCH LIVE - AASE finalists set for Allianz decider

01 April 2014

  • Hartpury and Prince Henry's to do battle in AASE Final
  • Watch the action live on RFU.com/AASElive

The 2014 AASE League final will be between Prince Henry’s and defending champions Hartpury after they both came through their semi-finals with wins, and you can watch the final streamed live on RFU.com/AASElive for the first time.

In Leeds, St Paul's Catholic College were edged out 18-15 thanks to a last minute try from Prince Henry’s replacement Jordan Poole.

The young London Irish team had taken the lead for the first time in the match five minutes earlier through England Under 18 hooker, Ollie Adams, but were denied at the death.

Prince Henry’s will be joined in the final by defending champions Hartpury who beat the side they beat in last year’s final, Oaklands, 34-7 in their semi-final.

AASE finals

Photo: In At The Side

Hartpury won thanks to a brace from Henry Harper, along with tries from George Edgson, Tom Griffiths and Jack Thomas.

In the plate competition Filton will play Truro College in an all Southern Conference affair.

Filton beat Myerscough 29-17 thanks to tries from Josh Daly, Andy Uren, Jake Polledri, Chay Smith and a penalty try. Filton’s opponents were awarded a bye after Moulton College were unable to field a team.

In the Bowl, Gosforth academy will play Worcester Sixth Form College.

Gosforth beat Ivyrbridge 34-7 with Cory Carney, James Cooney, Mike Searle, Callum Thompson and Dan Marshal crossing for the AASE League newbies.

Great achievement – PJ Butler

They will play Worcester Sixth Form College who beat Henley College 20-15.

Gosforth’s AASE manager PJ Butler said: “It was an excellent performance and result; I'm proud of the players for their efforts.

“To reach finals day in our first year in the AASE League is a great achievement and it will be an excellent way to round off our season as well as the Gosforth careers of those players who will graduate from the programme this year.

“Credit must also go to Ivybridge for making the long journey north to fulfil this fixture after a disappointing league campaign and to Blaydon RFC for hosting the match.”