Hawks on road to glory

A cavalcade of cars will be setting out from the Hope Valley to the West Midlands on Sunday morning.

For the newly-formed rugby league team Hope Valley Hawks has won through to the play-off final.

Bromsgrove RFC is the venue where the Hawks will take on Sleaford Spartans for the right to play in a higher division.

The Hawks booked their ticket to Bromsgrove with a superb display in the play-off semi-finals against Leicester Storm A.

Storm started strongly by the Hope Valley men were soon able to display their class and they raced into an 18-0 lead.

That advantage was extended to 32-4 before the Hawks won the game 46-14.

Captain Shires had a great game and scored a hat-trick of tries.

Man of the match Williams was also extremely influential.

McGuigan has been at the heart of much of the Hawks action this season and he kicked a number of conversions and added the final try of the match against Leicester Storm.

Other try scorers for the Hope Valley side were Boam, Evans, Hopkinson, Wells and Warren.

The play-off final game at Bromsgrove, which is located south of Birmingham, kicks off at 2.30pm.

It has been an excellent debut season for the Hawks and they will be hoping they can keep their form going for one more match.