Durham will have to overcome memories of their recent games against Loughborough, where they lost by ten wickets and 181 runs respectively.
A record year of achievement for Team Durham has seen the university retain its status as the UK’s number one team sport programme.
The mid-Easter songbirds had started to sing, and this can only mean one thing: the BUCS Outdoor Championships 2017 was back again at Bedford International Stadium.
Durham’s reputable rowing programme did not disappoint, as no less than nine individuals and crews left Nottingham with medals.
Durham once again picked up first place in all four major events as well as collecting two runners up and two third placed positions.
Durham MCCU returned from a successful two-week preseason in Barbados at the end of March to the more familiar territory of English soil to begin their three first-class warm up matches, a real test of the new recruits in the side.
Team Durham have continued their 2016-17 success, adding yet more championships to a record BUCS medal haul over the Easter period, with outstanding performances across the board.