Much was made of Durham's varsity clash against Loughborough, but the Palatinates failed to live up to the occasion.
Representing England at the 37th edition of the Student Yachting World Cup, Durham surpassed expectations and ran the winners close.
While the Durham student population brace themselves for the impending chilly winter, Ollie Payne and Jack Waller have had more exotic prospects on their mind as they travelled to Malaysia for the annual Sultan of Johor Cup.
After last season’s heart-breaking defeat in the National Final to close rivals Stirling, Durham Saints are looking to go the distance in the 2017-18 BUCS Premiership season.
The away varsity against Loughborough was a comprehensive victory to the Palatinates.
After a phenomenal debut T20 season for Warwickshire, Durham graduate Ed Pollock talks to Tomas Hill Lopez-Menchero about his rise over the last few months, juggling commitments at university and why he’s not thinking about England just yet.
Following on from our interview with Warwickshire's Ed Pollock, Deputy Sport Editor Ollie Godden looks at where Durham's professional cricket graduates are plying their trade.