The North East Handball Schools Games at South Shields’ Temple Park Leisure Centre today saw four local schools win through to next month’s national finals.
Organised by the England Handball Association in partnership with Newcastle Vikings Handball Club, the day saw an entertaining and highly competitive mix of Under-13 and Under-15 boys and girls matches.
South Shields’ St. Wilfrid’s RC College won the U13 girls cup, defeating both Ponteland’s Richard Coates Middle School 2-1 and then Chester-le-Street’s Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy 3-0. The two defeated sides then drew 2-2, with Richard Coates Middle School taking the runners-up spot on goals scored.
The Under-13 boys competition was ultimately decided on goals scored after each of the three teams won one and lost one...Read More