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Plenty of cup finals and festivals to watch this weekend

21 Apr 2017 11:14 | Sara Raine

IT is a busy weekend for Devon rugby, with a load of finals and festivals taking place within the county.

On Saturday, North Tawton RFC will host the three Devon Junior finals.

The first match will be the Devon Junior Vase between Exeter Saracens and Old Technicians. That kicks off at 12.45pm.

That will be followed by the Devon Junior Plate between North Tawton and Torrington at 3pm.

At 5.15pm, the Devon Junior Cup will take place between Dartmouth and Totnes.

On Sunday, the Devon Colts’ cup finals will take place at Exeter Chiefs’ Sandy Park ground.

The first match will be the plate final between Brixham and Plymstock Albion Oaks at 11am.

That will be followed by the shield final between Teignmouth and Topsham at 1pm.

The main cup final will take place at 3pm and will see Barnstaple take on Ivybridge.

Ivybridge and Barnstaple will also face each other in the Devon Under-15 Cup final on Sunday at Pottington Road (3pm).

Also on Sunday there are five Devon RFU junior festivals and a veterans' festival.

The under-7/8 festival is at Ivybridge, the under-11 at Kingsbridge, the under-12  at North Tawton, the under-13 at Tavistock and the under-16 one at Topsham.

Devon's junior rugby programme and festivals are supported by Team Tours Direct.

Exeter Saracens will host the Devon Veterans' Festival, which starts at 12noon.

FINALS AND FESTIVALS TO LOOK OUT FOR THIS WEEKEND

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Devon Junior Vase – Exeter Saracens v Old Technicans at North Tawton, 12.45pm

Devon Junior Plate – North Tawton v Torrington at North Tawton, 3pm

Devon Junior Cup – Dartmouth v Totnes at North Tawton, 5.15pm

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

Devon Colts’ Plate – Brixham v Plymstock Albion Oaks at Exeter’s Sandy Park, 11am

Devon Colts’ Shield – Teignmouth v Topsham at Exeter’s Sandy Park, 1pm

Devon Colts’ Cup – Barnstaple v Ivybridge at Exeter’s Sandy Park, 3pm

Devon Under-15 Cup – Barnstaple v Ivybridge at Pottington Road, 3pm

Devon Under-7/8 Festival at Ivybridge RFC

Devon Under-11 Festival at Kingsbridge RFC

Devon Under-12 Festival at North Tawton RFC

Devon Under-13 Festival at Tavistock RFC

Devon Under-16 Festival at Topsham RFC

Devon Veterans' Festival at Exeter Saracens RFC.