Trent handball team confirmed as BUCS champions after tense final with local rivals

Nottingham Trent University’s men’s handball first team has been named BUCS champions following a close victory over Loughborough.

After a year in which training and fixtures were disrupted due to the pandemic, captain Francisco Pereira said the successful year was a reward for their hard work and determination.

He said: “I have literally no words to describe this moment! What a club, what a year, what a family!”

The championship was confirmed after those in pink beat Loughborough by just one goal.

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Team-mate Tom Williams added: “The feeling really is indescribable, to win the competition with such a tight group of friends is the best feeling in the world.”

The men’s second team also had a successful season, finishing fourth in the Shield League.

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