After a tough season, the newly promoted second team finished in the relegation zone. They played in the play off matches today in St Gregory the Great School in Oxford.
First match was against the top qualifying team in division 2 north, Didcot Dragons 1. After being behind in the first half, our second team played well to draw in the second half. Final score was 17-8 to Didcot Dragons.
Second match was against the top qualifying team in division 2 south, Guildford Thunder 1. This proves to be a better game for Spartans, winning the match 18-7.
As two teams in the play off matches are eligible to be in division 1 in the new season, both Spartans Second team and Didcot Dragons have gained their places in the top division of Oxford Korfball League for the season 2017-18.