Under 17 Playoffs – Location and Attendees confirmed!

This morning the League has confirmed the details for the upcoming Under 17’s postseason, to be held August 4th:

Dear Teams,

With the conclusion of the U17 season, BAFA NL are happy to confirm the National Finals will be held at

University of Derby Sports Centre
Kedleston Rd,
DE22 1GB

The University of Derby is an exciting new facility to host this year’s finals and boasts two 3G fields that will provide us with Five 5v5 fields with which to host the Under 17’s finals.

There is no need for any team to contact the venue, and all questions should be directed to Russ Hewitt at russ.hewitt@britishamericanfootball.org.

The Plate Finals will take place in the Morning, and will be immediately followed by the BritBowl Finals.

The Rankings for Britbowl National Finals are as follows

  • #1 Kent Exiles Rebels
  • #2 Chorley Buccaneers
  • #3 Etone Jaguars
  • #4 Leeds Academy
  • #5 Cobham Cougars
  • #6 Highland Wildcats
  • #7 Solent Seahawks
  • #8 East Kilbride Pirates (best 2nd place)

The Rankings for The Plate Final are as follows

  • P1 #9 Birmingham Lions
  • P2 #10 East Kent Mavericks
  • P3 #11 Hertfordshire Cheetahs
  • P4 #12 Manchester Titans North
  • P5 #13 Swindon Storm
  • P6 #14 Lincolnshire Bombers
  • P7 #15 Kent Exiles Outlaws (best 3rd place)
  • P8 #16 Manchester Titans South (second best 3rd place)

(Check out our ‘If The Season Ended Today’ Articles later today for a breakdown of the seedings)

Plate Finals KO time from 10:30

Venue & warm-up area available from 09:o0

Britbowl Finals KO time from 15:00

Venue & Warm-up area available from 13:30pm

All teams to report to Pitch 1 entrance for team registrations & changing room allocation.

Maps and pitch layout will be sent out to participating teams.




Nick 'Willy Tee' Wilson-Town hails from the South West where he's spent the last decade bouncing around various teams at the university and senior level. He came to fame on the now departed unofficial forum thanks to his regularly irreverent Uniball predictions and general 'BUAFL wafflage'. Follow him on twitter @WillyTee1