On Saturday 8th June Tarporley Handball Club Under 18 boys were crowned the National Under 18 Handball Champions. They defeated Warrington Wolves 21-15 at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre to culminate a memorable season. Formed in 2007, by head coach Gary Kelsall and PE Teacher Mr Morphet, the club originally joined the North West Junior Handball League. Following increased interest a decision was made to develop the school club into a community handball club which now boasts over 70 members, including an under 9’s and under 11’s section. The club currently has 5 international players with Callum Ridley, Morgan Gillett and Oliver Tyler representing England Under 16’s, and Ben Tyler and Jack Oliphant representing Great Britain Under 19’s.
The successful team for the final; Alex Sinclair, Ben Tyler, Zak Dunstone, Callum Ridley, Oliver Tyler, Jack Oliphant, Morgan Gillett, Luke Jennings, James Melia