The draws for this coming season’s competitions were held at Winngton Park RFC on 28-06-2016 and went as follows the home team is shown in capitals:
CALDY V Wirral
CHESTER v Stockport
SANDBACH v Macclesfield
SALE FC v Lymm
ANSELMIANS v Wilmslow
CREWE & NANTWICH v Bowdon
NEW BRIGHTON v Birkenhead Park
ALTRINCHAM KERSAL v Northwich
DUKINFIELD v Hoylake
WINNINGTON PARK v Southern Nomads IOM
OLDERSHAW v Marple
PRENTON v Oxton Parkonians
PORT SUNLIGHT v Wallasey
HELSBY * bye
ALL GAMES MUST BE PLAYED OVER THE BANK HOLIDAY W/E OF
26/08/16 – 29/08/2016
*IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNING CLUB TO ADVISE THE RESULT TO THE COMPETITIONS SECRETARY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER THE GAME
THE DRAW FOR THE NEXT ROUND OF THE COMPETITIONS WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE SEPTEMBER MEETING OF THE CHESHIRE RFU
Invitation to compete in the Cup, Vase, Bowl and Plate competitions for 2016-2017 Season
The first round of next season’s competitions will be played on Saturday 27th August 2016; clubs will by agreement with each other and acknowledgment of the committee be permitted to play their matches at any time over that week-end of Friday 26th August – Monday 29th August 2016.
At this stage we are unable to confirm the dates for the later rounds of the competitions until we receive details of the structured league season.
Details of the draws and dates for later rounds will be advised as soon as possible but at the moment we are inviting clubs to complete the attached entry form and submit same to me via email .Entry fees in the form of a cheque for the entry fee of £40 made payable to the Cheshire RFU should be sent to Bryan Davies the Hon Treasurer at the address in your handbooks, please mark the reverse ‘Comps entry fee’ together with the name of your club, or pass them to a member of the Competitions Committee at the annual general meeting on 09-06-2016.
The closing date for receipt of entries is 23rd June 2016 at noon.
Please note that by entering the competitions clubs will be expected to comply with the competition regulations, including the requirement to complete the tie by dates specified.
Entry Form-March 16
CHESHIRE CRFU COMPETITIONS COMMITTEE
There will be no trials for Cheshire 15 group until the October half-term. The DPP will retain ownership of the three districts until the 15 group festival to be held at Carrington on Wednesday October 26th. The boys who are not in the DPP district teams will have an opportunity to play in this festival and compete for Sale and county places. Nomination forms for these boys will be sent out at the end of June and a trial will be held at Stockport GS on Wednesday October 19th. A squad will be chosen from this trial and they will play against the DPP district squads.
Boys for the Sale training group and the Cheshire A and B teams will be chosen at Carrington. Three training sessions will he held for the county sides and they will be held at St. Ambrose College and county matches will be played in December and January against Yorkshire, Lancashire and Staffordshire. The county season will be completed by the end of January.
Plate Final: - Oldershaw 20 v 17 Ellesmere Port.
Winners- ‘Congratulations’ to Oldershaw
Bowl Final: - Hoylake 29 v 22 Dukinfield
Winners- ‘Congratulations’ to Hoylake
Cup Final: - Macclesfield 47 v 26 Caldy
Winners- ‘Congratulations’ to Macclesfield
Vase Final: - Birkenhead Park. 44 v 8 Crewe & Nantwich
Winners- ‘Congratulations’ to Birkenhead Park
Thank you to everyone who took part!
The training session scheduled for Monday 28 will NOT go ahead, we will be holding the next Training session on Friday 1st April at 19:00 at Chester RUFC on grass so boots will be required.
This will be the last training session before the game on 3rd April which is against Warwickshire away.
A coach has been booked and the squad will be posted next week.
Can you please advise ASAP if you are not available for the game.
As always if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.