Otter Lutra champions after a perfect women's Championship 1 season

Otter Lutra retained their women's Championship 1 title at Matlock, edging out main rivals Leeds Sharks 9-8 in a winner-takes-all clash. Otter led 3-2, 7-4 and 8-5 in the first three quarters. But in a tense final period, Leeds caught up to 9-8 - and then failed to convert a man-up chance in the final minute.

Otter went through the championship 1 season undefeated for the second year in a row, to defend their title & claim win the league for the second year running.