Young­sters set to shine

Middlesbrough Herald & Post - - SPORT -

YOUNG net­ballers from a Teesside club will rep­re­sent the North-east at a na­tional com­pe­ti­tion.

Grange­town’s U14 side were crowned re­gional league cham­pion af­ter fin­ish­ing their two qual­i­fy­ing rounds un­beaten.

Their suc­cess means they’ll now join the top 18 teams in the coun­try at the Na­tional Clubs U14 net­ball fi­nals in Birm­ing­ham in May.

Just two teams from each re­gion can qual­ify. Grange­town U14s fin­ished top of their re­gional league beat­ing sides from New­cas­tle, Dar­ling­ton and Hartle­pool in matches held over the past few months at Blue Flames Sport­ing Club, New­cas­tle.

Their fi­nal match on Satur­day saw the tal­ented side, coached by Faye Sum­mer­hill, tri­umph over Hartle­pool’s Oak­sway in a 22-16 win.

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