The 1s succumbed to that cruel mistress we in England are so acutely familiar with, losing on penalties in the national playoff quarter-finals.
They will host FA Women’s Super League 1 in what will be a historic afternoon for the County Durham club.
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 group are set to travel to South Africa at the end of March to prepare for what appears to be a testing start to their season.
Rabah Yousif arrived in Britain as a 14-year-old unable to speak English; now he is about to make his Commonwealth Games debut. He tells Tomas Hill Lopez-Menchero about his incredible journey.
Picking the most memorable moment from her successful spell in Durham is far from an easy choice, but she says it “has to be the BUCS final” with DUWAFC last year.
The match kicks off at 15:00 tomorrow at Maiden Castle, and all donations will go to Sport in Action Zambia.