Uddingston Under 16’S In West Regional Shield Final

Uddingston Rugby Club’s Under 16 squad are through to the final of the West Regional Shield.

Having lost out 19-5 in the 1st round of the Cup competition to Marr the young Villagers found themselves in the Shield where the faced an away tie against Whitecraigs in their opening tie. A fine 14-5 victory saw them progress to the semi finals where they hosted Dumfries in a closely contested match, eventually running out winners 10-5.

The final is scheduled to be played on Wednesday 18th April at Cambuslang Rugby Club, kick off 7pm where Uddingston will face the composite Cambuslang / East Kilbride Under16’s.

With the Villagers having claimed a convincing 32-0 league victory earlier in the season the cup match promises to be a tough local derby with all to play for.