OLDHAM HULME Grammar School U16s netball team has been crowned North West champions….and Saddleworth provided six of the nine-strong squad.
The event took place at Wirral Grammar School with Hulme qualifying by winning the Greater Manchester Championships.
Saddleworth School, runners up in the Greater Manchester round, also claimed a place in the North West finals.
Hulme cruised through the early rounds of the competition unbeaten. However, they had a tough semi final against local rivals Saddleworth School.
They were 5-2 down at half time, but somehow dug deep and managed to finish worthy winners with an 8-7 victory.
They then went on to beat Bridgewater School in the final to become North West champions. They will now progress to the national finals at Welwyn Garden City on Saturday, March 18.