Guildford Inferno won the Domini Fox Memorial Tournament in Portsmouth this weekend but were forced to work for their victory with strong challenges by youth and experience as Bury Kings and Fareham Rhinos pushed them to the limits. Guildford dominated the group stages of the tournament with top team Inferno comfortably winning their group whilst second string Guildford Ignite finished top of their group too.
The Domini Fox Memorial Tournament sees the start of the tchoukball season this weekend, with teams from the South East, Suffolk and Yorkshire as well as Switzerland and France competing. The Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth will see 11 full teams and a friendly team named 'Brandts' after the creator of tchoukball, Dr Herman Brandt. The teams are in 2 groups of 6 and fixtures will be published over the next few days.
Fareham Rhinos shooter Dennis was voted Super League players’ player by his peers, while also taking home the coveted Super League Male Top Scorer trophy.
Pythons last saw success with victory in the Pompey Cup in 2012 but led by the shooting of team captain, David Jackson, the side beat Leeds 45-40 in the final.
Since its inception Bury Kings had picked up the top tier trophy in Tchoukball UK’s end-of-season finals day, however, Guildford outplayed Bury in a dominant performance to take home the trophy.