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 Blue||2nd|
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.
Royal Thames Blue (Cambridge Alumni / Society):
Josh Flack and Francine Counsell
Arthur Henderson and Lilly Carlisle
Fiona Hampshire and Honor Fell
John Platts-Mills and Ben Rahemtulla
Pete Grey and Lib Manser (HC)
Owain Matthews (HH) and Hermione Stanley (HC)