Sporting successes for Churchill in this year's Cuppers competition

12th March 2018 in News and Events, Student News

The weekend saw a run of victories for Churchill teams in a variety of Cuppers competition finals.

Men's Badminton Cuppers Team 2018
Men's Badminton Cuppers Team 2018.

Our Badminton teams were hugely successful with the men's team are this year's winning their final to become Cuppers champions! The women’s team, having only been established this academic year as the first-ever Churchill College women’s badminton team, should also be congratulated having made it to the semi-finals of their Cuppers tournament.

Women's Badminton Cuppers Team 2018.
Women's Badminton Cuppers Team 2018.

The women's netball team beat the St Johns 19:17 in their final on home turf. Churchill has never won the netball Cuppers before, so this is a fantastic achievement and reflects the strength and dedication of this year's team and is the culmination of a very successful season for them.

Women's Netball Cuppers Team 2018.
Women's Netball Cuppers Team 2018.

Churchill student and President of the University Cycling Club, Jess Atkinson, headed up a very strong Churchill cycling team for the 10 mile Cuppers time trial. Jess won the women's race in a time of 25:07 leading Churchill to victory overall.

Cycling Cuppers Champions 2018
Cycling Cuppers Champions 2018.

In football, the combined women' steam from Churchill, Lucy Cavendish and Christ's Colleges won the Plate Finals on Saturday. The Cambridge University Association Football League (CUAFL) is the primary league for college football. It involves approximately 900 players, with 58 teams competing across six divisions and four cup competitions — the highest participation of any sport at the university. 

Women's Football Cuppers Team 2018.
Combined Churchill, Lucy Cavendish and Christ's Colleges Women's Football Cuppers Team 2018.

Congratulations to all our sports teams and athletes who have represented the College and the University so far this academic year.

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