County netball

DERBYSHIRE Netball North travelled to Loughborough University to compete in the first of three tournaments for all counties in the East Midlands region.

The squad included athletes from schools in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Bakewell, Chesterfield and Ashbourne, who are also involved at club level within the county.

The athletes enjoyed their experience and are looking forward to the future tournaments in February.

Results: Derbyshire North v South Derbyshire, 6-3 win; Derbyshire North v Northants, 5-4 loss; Derbyshire North v Sth Lincs, 5-2 win; Derbyshire North v Nth Lincs, 6-6 draw; Derbyshire North v Leics, 5-5 draw; Derbyshire North v Notts, 6-5 loss.