Rugby club Bowled Rover by cup triumph

HAPPY HOLDING THE TROPHY: Hartlepool Rovers captain Josh Bragman after the 24-5 win over Wharfedale
HAPPY HOLDING THE TROPHY: Hartlepool Rovers captain Josh Bragman after the 24-5 win over Wharfedale

HARTLEPOOL Rovers under 17s are through to the national play-offs of the RFU U17 Bowl.

Rovers enjoyed a well deserved 24-5 win over Wharfedale in the Northern Division Final at the Friarage yesterday.

Next up for the White Shirts is a tie against Midlands Division side Shrewsbury at Doncaster on Sunday April 22.

A win then and it would be the national final at Worcester RFC on Sunday May 6th against the winners of the clash between the London/South East and the South West Divisions.

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