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Devon confirm home venues for 2018 under-20 and senior men's fixtures

02 Jan 2018 11:58 | Sara Raine

DEVON RFU have confirmed their home venues for their 2018 under-20 and senior men’s matches.

The under-20 side will begin their warm-up for their Jason Leonard County Championship group games with two friendly matches this month.

The first will be against Gloucestershire at North Tawton RFC on Sunday, January 21, 2018 (2pm).

The following Sunday (January 28), Devon will host Cornwall at Plymouth Albion’s Brickfields ground in the annual under-20 Tamar Cup (1.30pm).

The under-20 side’s only County Championship group home game will be against Berkshire and will be held at Newton Abbot on Sunday, March 18 (2.30pm).

The Devon senior men’s side will only have one Bill Beaumont County Championship Division One group home game this year. That will be against Gloucestershire and will be played at Brixham’s Astley Park on Saturday, May 5 (2.30pm). After that match, Devon will visit Cornwall and Kent.

FULL UNDER-20 FIXTURES

Friendly fixtures

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - Devon v Gloucestershire (North Tawton  2pm)

Sunday, January 28, 2018 – Devon v Cornwall (Plymouth Albion, 1.30pm)

Jason Leonard U20 County Championship Division Two fixtures

Sunday, February 11  -  Somerset U20s v Devon U20 (Venue TBC)

Sunday, March 18 - Devon U20 v Berkshire U20s (Newton Abbot RFC, 2.30pm)

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - Quarter-finals

 Sunday, April 15, 2018 - Semi-finals.

FULL SENIOR MEN’S FIXTURES

Friendly fixtures

Monday, April 16, 2018 – Cornwall v Devon – Tamar Cup (St Austell, 7.45pm)

Bill Beaumont Senior Men's County Championship Division One 

Saturday, May 5, 2018 – Devon v Gloucestershire (Brixham, 2.30pm)

Saturday, May 12, 2018 – Cornwall v Devon (Camborne)

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Kent v Devon (Charlton Park, 3pm)