The Northern Cup once again took place in Cheshire. The event is a county team tournament played over 2 days with teams from the North of England. Northumbria sent 3 teams to play at u13, u15 and u17 age groups.
The U13 team – Joe Wareing, Max Forster, Angus Forster, Matthew Carr and Matthew Walsh.
They competed at Prestbury squash club in a round-robin of 6 teams. They won 4 of the 5 matches over the weekend with only a narrow loss to Yorkshire denying them victory, 2nd place this time.
The U15 team – Alex Robertson, Michael Mattimore, Dan North, Sam Broughton and David Home.
Like the U13 team they played in a 6 team round robin, and like the U13’s they only lost one of the matches and that was to Durham & Cleveland, Durham won the event with Northumbria again in 2nd place.
The U17 team – Dan Wareing, Simon Graham, Matthew Youngman, Andrew Walsh and Sam Birch-Machin.
On the first day the U17 team played in a 3 team round robin against Yorkshire and Derbyshire, they beat Yorkshire and lost to Derbyshire leaving the team to play off for 4th-6th on the Sunday. Yorkshire B and Cheshire were the Sunday opponents and Northumbria beat them both to finish in 4th place.