Buxton Stags book dream Twickenham date

Buxton Stags v Wetherby (red)
Buxton Stags v Wetherby (red)

Buxton Stags are bound for Twickenham after beating Wetherby in the semi-final of the RFU Junior Vase on Saturday afternoon.

The Stags won 13-7 at Sunnyfields to reach the national final, which will be played on the hallowed turf of the England national stadium.

The result is yet another chapter in what has been a remarkable season for the Stags, who top the Midlands Four East (North) league with an impressive 100 per cent record in their 16 games this season.

Buxton will now play Surrey-based Old Cranleighans in the final, after they beat Widden Old Boys 22-12 in today’s other semi-final.

The final at Twickenham is scheduled to take place on Saturday May 7 (kick-off 11am).

Match report to follow

Click here for a gallery of pictures from Saturday’s match.