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The Middlesex Federation Vase

The Federation Vase is a knock-out competition open to all county clubs not eligible for the Middlesex Bowl who play in Herts/Middx 1 and below, including club 1st XVs playing in the Middlesex or Herts/Middx Merit Tables. There is no seeding.

The first named team is at home with the responsibility for arranging the referee. A team that plays at home in the competition will play away in the next round and vice versa. If both teams either played at home or were both away in the previous round then a toss of the coin will determine the home side.

Provided both clubs agree, the match can be played anytime up to the designated date for the round of the competition This includes midweek or Friday nights under lights. Where clubs can’t agree the match will be played on the designated date.

The venue for the final to be played on either Saturday 21st April or 28th April will be at home of one of the finalists and will be decided by the toss of a coin by the County President. There will be financial support for the side hosting the final to cover some pre-match hospitality for the committees of both sides, post match food for players and officials and to cover the expenses of the match officials. The match ball will be supplied by the County.

Middlesex Vase Competition Regulations

The competition is played to Middlesex Cup rules with one exception; players do not have to be league registered, just bona fide club members.

The home team is responsible for arranging the referee. Teams may enter squads of up to 21but must five players capable of playing in the front row.

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Middlesex Federation Vase History

Season Winners Runners Up
2019 – 2020 No Competition  
2018 – 2019 Hendon  
2017 – 2018 Finsbury Park  
2016 – 2017 Old Streetonians  
2015 – 2016 Old Streetonians  
2014 – 2015 No Competition  
2013 – 2014 No Competition  
2012 – 2013 Harrow Hackney
2011 – 2012 Hackney Kilburn Cosmos
2010 – 2011 Harrow Old Actonians
2009 – 2010 HAC Harrow
2008 – 2009 Old Grammarians Hendon
2007 – 2008 Hendon Old Isleworthians
2006 – 2007 Old Haberdashers Old Isleworthians
2005 – 2006 Old Isleworthians Hendon
2004 – 2005 Old Abbotstonians Hendon
2003 – 2004 St Nicholas Old Boys Sudbury & L Springboks
2002 – 2003 London French St Nicholas Old Boys

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