Society Finish 12th At Wilson – May 2017

The Society performed well and finished 12th at an excellent Wilson Trophy held at West Kirby 5-7 May 2017, with 30 teams competing – including three from the USA.   Birdham Bandits won with a Cambridge Alumni / Society team (Royal Thames Blue) finishing runners-up in a nail-biting 2-3 final.   Overall results were as follows.

Royal Thames Blue2nd
Cambridge Blue10th
Society12th
Cambridge Purple19th
Cambridge Black28th
Oxford30th

Congratulations to everyone, especially the Cambridge alumni team on finishing runners-up.   After trailing in the early rounds, Cambridge Black pulled out the stops in the last few rounds to leave Oxford with the wooden spoon.

Runners-up Royal Thames Blue: Josh Flack, Arthur Henderson, Francine Counsell, Lilly Carlisle, Fiona Hampshire, Honor Fell
Arthur Henderson and Lilly Carlisle (orange) in action against West Kirby Hawkes in the semi final

Royal Thames Blue (Cambridge Alumni / Society):
Josh Flack and Francine Counsell
Arthur Henderson and Lilly Carlisle
Fiona Hampshire and Honor Fell

Society:
John Platts-Mills and Ben Rahemtulla
Pete Grey and Lib Manser (HC)
Owain Matthews (HH) and Hermione Stanley (HC)

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