It was then left to Cambridge to account for Bridgefield. They made hard work of it at times but eventually won 15-11. The trophy was presented to Cambridge captain Hamish Crichton by former Cheltenham and Great Britain goalkeeper Martyn Thomas.
Cheltenham Spartans beat York City 21-12, which ensured third spot and promotion for Ealing alongside Cambridge and Castleford.
Picture (by Trevor Hyde): Cambridge celebrate at Gloucester! Front, L-R: Andy Knight, Tom Redman, Dan Woolcot, Nick Ludford, skipper Hamish Crichton, Pat Bennett, Chris Scotney, Gemma Clare. Back: Steve Cooke, Andrea Cantone, Riccardo di Peitro, Matthew Walton, Peter Kreuzaler, Will Grant.