The Division One finals saw the top four teams in the country head to Keele to see if anyone could finally dethrone the Lions from their spot atop the women’s game…
It wasn’t to be, however, as despite valiant performances from the Northern sides, the South continued to dominate on Saturday, seeing the London Warriors and Birmingham Lions meet in the final – the fourth meeting between the two times this Sapphire Series!
Though they traded blows through the first half, once again the Lions grit and experience won through – hoisting their sixth straight Women’s Contact National Title!
Sapphire Semi Finals
SF A: Leeds Chargers 20-48 London Warriors (FT)
SF B: Birmingham Lions 40-2 Edinburgh Wolves (FT)
Sapphire National Championship
London Warriors 12-26 Birmingham Lions (FT)
3rd Place playoff:
Leeds Chargers 44-6 Edinburgh Wolves (FT)