sportBU’s Varsity Development Squad triumph in their league and are runners up at the Copperbox Arena, Olympic Park.

sportBU’s team beat 5 other teams, including 3 other University teams from Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth, to secure the 2015 league title.

The league, based at Sir David English Sports Centre gives netball players of all abilities a chance to play competitively. During the league, which ran from October to March, the varsity development squad scored 66 goals and only conceded 23.

The intramural netball league trophy was presented to the team on Tuesday 17th March.

On Wednesday 18th March the same team of netballers travelled to the Copper Box Arena, Olympic Park, and came a close second to Loughborough University, losing narrowly 8-7 in the final!

Jenny Phipps from England Netball said of the SHOTS festival:They beat the likes of Kent, UWE, Worcester and Kings College along the way!

‘I saw that Bournemouth came second to Loughborough – well done! What a great achievement for their first tournament of this kind,’

Netball team: Whitehouse, Druce, Corsaro, Ram-Pawar, Coleman, Kellaway, Partalci, Jemal, Hipkiss, Brown, Henderson