EDC Rugby Team In Merit League Grand Final

Wed, 27/06/2001 - 01:00

East Durham College’s rugby team will compete in this season’s Merit League Grand Final.

The season ending finale will see the squad, who are part of the College’s highly successful elite scholarship programme, battle it out for top honours with Prior Pursglove College who are based in Guisborough, Cleveland.

This year the Merit League involved 13 Sixth Form and Further Education Colleges from around the North East.

Prior Pursglove topped the league with 31 points from 11 games and East Durham College were second on 28 points having played three fewer matches.

The Grand Final will act as a curtain-raiser to Newcastle Falcon’s home match with Sale Sharks.

The final winners will then be presented with the trophy as part of the half time entertainment at the Kingston Park stadium.

The Grand Final match will take place this Friday, 30th March, at Druid Park, 5pm kick-off.

If you would like tickets or more details on East Durham College’s Elite Scholarship Rugby programme please call the head coach on 0191 518 8319.