East Midlands face holders

RUGBY: East Midlands host Midlands U20 defending champions Leicestershire at Market Harborough in the opening match of this season’s National U20 Championship on February 1, kick-off 7.15pm.

Competing in Midlands Group A, they will entertain Cambridge University at Luton on February 15 (7.30pm) and take on Warwickshire at Broadstreet on February 29 (7.30pm).