MALVERN College first XV play Monmouth School in their second match of the annual Border Shield event on Friday, October 5, at Ledbury Rugby Club.

The competition was watched by more than 800 supporters under the lights at Ledbury in 2017 and organisers expect the event to be substantially bigger this year.

As a curtain-raiser, teams from Ledbury under 11s, Malvern under 11s, Abberley Hall Preparatory School, Monmouth School Boys’ Prep, Prestfelde School, Packwood Haugh, The Elms and The Downs Malvern will play a festival of matches from 6pm.

The shield match will start at 7.15pm.

Entry is free with parking available.