Altmore crowned Langdon handball champions

PUBLISHED: 10:00 30 April 2019

Altmore celebrate winning the handball tournament (Pic: Pat Hector)

Altmore celebrate winning the handball tournament (Pic: Pat Hector)


Altmore School had plenty to celebrate after winning the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership Year One & Two Mixed Handball Competition.

The competition saw six teams take part, with winners Altmore joined by Aldersbrook, Langdon, St Edward's, St Joachim's and St Luke's.

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All six teams competed in one group with the top four reaching the quarter-finals as St Edward's and St Joachim's finished fifth and sixth respectively.

In the semi-finals, group runners-up Altmore beat Langdon 1-0, and group winners Aldersbrook nabbed a 2-1 victory over fourth-place St Luke's.

St Luke's then recovered to beat Langdon 2-1 in the third-place play-off, while Altmore cruised to a 4-1 triumph over Aldersbrook in the final.

Altmore were crowned champions and got revenge on Aldersbrook for being the only team to beat them at the competition when they lost 3-1 in the opening match.

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