Excitement Builds for Men’s Rugby Finals Day in Burton-on-Trent RFC

Burton-on-Trent RFC is gearing up to host a thrilling day of rugby as TeamPolice eagerly anticipates the Men’s Rugby Finals Day on Wednesday. The event promises a display of top-notch athleticism and fierce competition as teams vie for victory in three exhilarating finals.

Kicking off the action-packed day are the Shield and Plate finals, scheduled to commence at 14:00, setting the stage for an afternoon of gripping rugby encounters. The anticipation reaches its peak as spectators eagerly await the highly awaited Cup final at 16:00, promising an intense showdown between two formidable teams.

This prestigious finals day marks the culmination of yet another remarkable season of police rugby, celebrating the dedication and skill of the participating teams. As the excitement mounts, the squad lists are eagerly awaited, promising a lineup of top-tier talent ready to showcase their prowess on the field.

TeamPolice extends a heartfelt thank you to its esteemed sponsors, Virgin Media O2 Business and Salesforce, for their unwavering support. Their commitment to advancing wellbeing within the Policing Family through sports has been instrumental in driving participation and enhancing delivery capacity in police sport nationwide. Their sponsorship underscores their dedication to social value by promoting the wellbeing of PSUK members, demonstrating a shared commitment to fostering a healthier, more active community.

Following the thrilling on-field action, players and spectators alike will be treated to a post-match reception and dinner, offering a chance to unwind and celebrate the day’s achievements. The event will be graced by the presence of police senior officers, industry stakeholders, sponsors, guests, and the esteemed cup finalists. TeamPolice is honored to announce former Sale and England winger, Steve Hanley, as the guest speaker for the evening, promising an inspiring address that celebrates the spirit of rugby and camaraderie.

Tickets for the post-match reception and dinner have been in high demand and are now completely sold out, a testament to the enthusiasm surrounding this premier event. However, entry to watch the matches, beginning at 14:00, remains free of charge, ensuring that fans can be part of the excitement firsthand. For those interested in attending or seeking further information on the event schedule, TeamPolice encourages reaching out to account manager David Fraser-Darling at david.fraser-darling@teampolice.org 👮‍♂️

Cup Final:

  • South Wales vs Scotland Thistles

Shield Final:

  • Northumbria vs Yorkshire

Plate Final:

  • Essex vs Devon & Cornwall

As the countdown to the Men’s Rugby Finals Day begins, anticipation is high, promising a day filled with thrilling matches, camaraderie, and celebration. Stay tuned for updates and highlights as the action unfolds at Burton-on-Trent RFC, showcasing the best of British Police Rugby.

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Iwan Madoc Jones
Tom Davies
Jordan Davies
Jon Watts (C)
Dylan Burrows
Luke Evans
Jake Smith
Anthony Watts
Dai Francis
Scott Jones (VC)
Joe Davies
Rhys Jones
Jon Morris
Adam Lewis
Ceri Young
Adam Fenlon
Dan Nick Thomas
Jerome Bryan
Matthew Evans
Emyr Price
Alex Newbold
Tom Jenkins
Dan Challenger
Sam Sullivan (TR)
Liam Phillips (TR)
Gareth Bishop – D.O.R.
Simon Davies – Head Coach
Wayne Evans – Head of Logistics
Tom Evans – Kit Manager



Sundar Atwal
Niall Sutherland
Jamie McPherson
Adam Wilmot
Calum Champion
Connor Macfarlane
Jamie Howarth
Ryan Hope
Bruce Wilmer
Robert McKinstray
Matt McCall
Robert Brown
Matthew Pettigrew
Scott Ritchie
Craig Simpson
Adam Wilmot
Johnny Wieczorek
Owen McLeish
Ross Duncan
Louis Senter
Jack Saville
Paul Wigley
Gavin Bannerman
Ryan Burrell
Doug Murray
Gus Twaddle
Scott Dowie
Craig Gervais
Coaching Team
Scott Johnson
Gareth Craig
Russell McKeown