NORTHERN CUP 2008
Northumbria sent 2 teams to play in Manchester and compete in the season ending Northern Cup.
The U13 boys had a very good season just failing narrowly to reach the inter-couty finals and had a strong team once again. team was Stephen Twaddle, Richard Ridgeway, Simon Grabham, Elliott Carr Josh Askew and Oliver Ballantine. They topped their group on the Saturday beating Merseyside and Durham & Cleveland.On the Sunday they played Yorkshire and Derbyshire and lost 4-1 and 3-2 respectively ending up a very credible 3rd overall.
The U15 boys also travelled with a team which has chopped and changed throughout the season due to many players close in standard. the team was Sean Millington, Harry Carr, Mark Dinsley, Elliott Park, Andrew Howes . They lost to Warwickshire and Durham & Cleveland and beat Leicestershire on the first day. On the second day the highest available placing was 8th and they duely achieved it beating Merseyside and Nottinghamshire.