21st April 2017

England Handball Men's National Cup semi-finals: Wolves host GD

Image: Wolves and GD met in last year's final

Warrington Wolves host London GD in the England Handball Mens’ Cup semi-finals, while NEM Hawks play Oxford University.

Wolves and GD meet at Powerleague Trafford in a repeat of the last two years’ final. GD will be looking to avenge defeats in those matches. Wolves, meanwhile, will be eyeing a second league and cup double in three years after wrapping up the Super-8 title. Throw-off on Saturday is at 13.30.

Oxford will be bidding to continue their amazing journey when they take on Super-8 giants NEM Hawks on Sunday. Oxford, of the South East Tier 2B Regional Development League have already beaten Championship sides Oly Cats and Manchester on their way to the semi-finals. However, in Hawks they will face a side that look certain to finish second in Super-8 bar a heavy defeat to Coventry Sharks, and a comprehensive win for Cambridge against Nottingham in the season's final matches. Throw-off at Oldham is at 14.30.

Tickets are available for the finals at the Copper Box Arena on 21 May. Early-bird tickets priced at just £2.50 are available until midnight on 5 May for those aged 18 and over. Under-18s go free. To buy a ticket please click here.  

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