Durham won eight Championship titles and five Trophy/Vase titles in Nottingham, making this a historic day for University sport.
No fewer than 18 teams from Durham have qualified to participate in the BUCS Big Wednesday Championship Finals in Nottingham tomorrow.
The 1s succumbed to that cruel mistress we in England are so acutely familiar with, losing on penalties in the national playoff quarter-finals.
The game between Durham and Germany's national side was even, but it was the Palatinates who came out eventual winners with a historic 11-8 victory.
The match kicks off at 15:00 tomorrow at Maiden Castle, and all donations will go to Sport in Action Zambia.
The First XI are looking to regroup for the national play-offs after narrowly missing out on the Premier North title.
The Saints are six points clear at the top of the Premier North with two fixtures to play.