23rd January 2017

Women's England Handball National Cup: Peninsula earn Olympia tie

Image: Olympia, 2016 Cup winners

Regional Development League side Peninsula earned themselves a plum second-round Women’s National Cup tie against Olympia after beating Poole Phoenix.

Peninsula, of the North Regional Development League, took on Phoenix of the South-West League, running out 18-16 winners. The victory sees them host current cup holders Olympia on the weekend of 4/5 March 2017.

London GD, the 2015 Cup winners, face a Capital City derby against London Angels in the second round after beating Cambridge 23-15 in an all-Super-7 clash.

The other two second-round ties sees Super-7 outfit Coventry Sharks take on Regional Development League Loughborough, and a Super-7 clash between West London Eagles and NEM Hawks.

All second-round ties will be played on the weekend of 4/5 March 2017.

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