The road to Murrayfield - how the teams reached finals' day

This Saturday (20 April) it's one of the highlights of the club calendar - RBS Finals Day.  Ayr and Melrose; Marr and Livingston; and Grangemouth Stags and Oban Lorne will contest the RBS Cup, Shield and Bowl finals respectively at 12 noon, 2pm and 4pm.

Tickets at £10 for adults and £5 for concessions are available now from the finalist clubs or from the Scottish Rugby Ticket Centre at Murrayfield.

How did the clubs reach this stage?  Read on to find out.

RBS Bowl Final Grangemouth Stags v Oban Lorne Kick-off: 12noon

Referee: Sam Grove-White. Assistant referees: Graeme Marshall and Don McPherson 4th official: Nathan Kearns 5th official: Finlay Brown

Road to the Finals The RBS National Bowl is played on a regional basis with the East, Midlands, North and West regions all producing regional winners to progress to national semi finals.

Saturday 10 November – Round 2 Grangemouth Stags 46-9 Blairgowrie

Saturday 5 January – Round 2 Birkmyre 10-74 Oban Lorne

Saturday 5 January - RBS Midlands Regional Bowl quarter final Grangemouth Stags 32-17 Glenrothes

Saturday 2 February – RBS West Regional Bowl semi final Oban Lorne 20-0 Paisley

Saturday 26 January – RBS Midlands Regional Bowl semi final Grangemouth Stags 27-6 Harris Academy

Saturday 23 February – RBS West Regional Bowl final Loch Lomond 21-22 Oban Lorne

Saturday 23 February – RBS Midlands Regional Bowl final Grangemouth Stags 50-5 Panmure

Saturday 30 March – RBS Bowl semi final Grangemouth Stags 23-20 Kinloss Eagles Oban Lorne 27-0 Broughton

RBS Shield final Marr v Livingston Kick-off: 2pm

Referee: Graeme Wells. Assistant referees: Stephen Hart and Stephen Ward 4th official: Neil Muir 5th official: Craig Clark

Road to the Final The RBS National Shield is played on a regional basis with the Borders, Caledonia, Edinburgh and West regions all producing regional winners, through local competitions designed to suit the needs of the clubs involved to progress to national semi finals.

Saturday 6 October – RBS West Regional Shield round 1 Irvine 5-51 Marr

Saturday 10 November – RBS West Regional Shield round 2 Marr 60-0 Newton Stuart

Saturday 10 November – RBS Edinburgh Regional Shield pool 2 Livingston 41-17 Dunbar

Saturday 5 January – RBS Edinburgh Regional Shield pool 2 Forrester 0-56 Livingston

Saturday 2 February – RBS West Regional Shield semi final GHK 3-46 Marr

Saturday 23 February – RBS West Regional Shield final Marr 64-31 Kilmarnock

Saturday 23 February – RBS Edinburgh Regional Shield semi final Livingston 39-30 Preston Lodge

Monday 25 March – RBS Edinburgh Regional Shield final RHC 6-35 LivingstonScott Sutherland, the Ayr lock, has been a mainstay again this season

Saturday 30 March – RBS National Shield semi final Aberdeenshire 20-44 Marr; Livingston 27-22 Gala YM

RBS Cup final Melrose v Ayr Kick-off: 4pm

Referee: Lloyd Linton. Assistant referees: Bob Nevins and Adrian Graves 4th official: Andy Macpherson 5th official: Lee Fish

Road to the Cup Final

The RBS Cup is played on a regional basis with the Borders, Caledonia, Edinburgh and West region all producing regional winners through local competitions designed to suit the needs of the clubs involved, to progress to national quarter finals where they were joined by the four Scottish clubs competing in the British & Irish Cup

RBS West Regional Cup pool A 10 November Ayr 19-8 Hillhead Jordanhill

17 November Ayr 33-0 GHA

24 November Ardrossan Academicals 11-74 Ayr

29 December Ayr 40-0 Ardrossan Academicals

12 January Hillhead Jordanhill 5-55 Ayr

19 January Ayr awarded tie against GHA

Ayr topped their pool and proceeded to the regional finals

2 February – RBS West Regional Cup semi final Ayr 36-7 Cartha Queens Park

9 February – RBS West Regional Cup final Glasgow Hawks 10-15 Ayr

As regional winners, Ayr progressed along with regional winners Currie, Hawick and Aberdeen Grammar, to compete against B&I Cup teams Stirling County, Dundee HSFP, Gala and Melrose

RBS Cup quarter final Ayr 31-13 Stirling County; Selkirk 12-27 Melrose

RBS Cup semi final – Saturday 30 March Gala 29-34 Melrose; Dundee HSFP 5-15 Ayr

Food and drink:There will be a public bar in the Thistle Suite, open from 11am until 8pm. Food, bar and coffee units will be open on the roadway behind the west stand.

Merchandise: The Scottish Rugby Store, operated by Greaves Sports, will be open from 9am until 6pm.