3 years ago
By Chris Campbell
11 teams entered into main competition
Senior County Cup & Bowl entrys confirmed for 2015 - 2016 Season. The draw will be made live on Radio Leicesters Rugby Hour (Date tbc).
The one thing we can guarantee with this years county cup is that we will have a new holder as South Leicesters promotions to the National Leagues means they are no longer eligible to take part in Leicestershire showpiece grassroots rugby competition. We wish South all the best for the coming season. This years competition is the most open we have seen for years with 11 clubs battling it out for the right to lift the Cup at Welford Road in the spring.
County Cup Entrants: Belgrave, Hinckley, Leicester Forest, Lutterworth, Market Bosworth, Market Harborough, Melton, Oadby Wyggs, Oakham, Syston, Vipers.
1st Round - Weekend of 31st October 2015
Quarter Finals - Weekend of 2nd January 2016
Semi Finals - Weekend of 6th February 2016
Final - March (date tbc) 2016 @ Welford Road
The Shield competition has now been retired to make way for an expanded bowl competition open to clubs at level 8 and below. The competition will also include Leicester Medics RFC and last years Presidents Cup winner Stoneygate. The bowl promises some mouthwatering clashes and the final will take place at South Leicester RFC (tbc) on Saturday 23rd April.
County Bowl Entrants: Ashby, Aylestone St. James, Birstall, Leicester Medics, Loughborough, Old Newtonians, Sileby, Stoneygate.
Quarter Finals - Weekend of 31st October 2015
Semi Finals - Weekend of 2nd January 2016 / Weekend of 6th February 2016
Final - April 23rd 2016 @ South Leicester RFC (The other Welford Road)