Cambridgeshire NFL Flag Football Regional Finals

The Cambridgeshire NFL Flag Football Regional Finals, hosted by NFL UK and the Hunts School Sports Partnership, returned to One Leisure St Ives Outdoor Centre on Friday 17th May 2024. The event bringing together an exhilarating showcase of young athletic talent, with the fast paced, inclusive and easy to access format of American Football.

The event featured three competitive categories: Y5/6, Y7/8, and Y9/10 Girls, highlighting the growing popularity of flag football among young people and schools in Cambridgeshire.

With 26 teams and over 225 children participating, the atmosphere was electric as teams battled it out for a coveted spot at the national finals at Loughborough University in June. The day’s action-packed matches demonstrated impressive skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship, setting the stage for an exciting conclusion at the national level.

Huge congratulations to all teams for their outstanding performances. The Final results and Champions were:

Year 5/6 Champions – Houghton

Year 7/8 Champions – Abbey College

Y9/10 Girls Champions – Hinchingbrooke

Primary Schools:

  1. Barnack
  2. Brampton
  3. Bury
  4. Cromwell
  5. Crosshall Junior
  6. Holywell
  7. Houghton
  8. Little Paxton
  9. St Helen’s
  10. St John’s
  11. Thomas Deacon
  12. Warboys
  13. Westfield
  14. Winhills
  15. Winyates
  16. Wyton

Secondary Schools:

  1. Abbey
  2. Hinchingbrooke
  3. Longsands
  4. Sawtry
  5. St Ivo
  6. St Peter’s

Doug Finlayson, Hunts SSP Partnership Manager said; “It was fantastic to welcome back the NFL UK team for another special Cambridgeshire Flag finals. The participants will remember the day for years to come. I’m already looking forward to next year as we continue to grow Flag Football within schools across Cambridgeshire. Congratulations to the three winning schools; Houghton, Abbey and Hinchingbrooke. We look forward to hearing how you get on at the national finals. From everyone here today, we wish you good luck.”