Cambridge University Handball Club

Cambridge University HC
Full name Cambridge University Handball Club
Short name CUHB
Founded 2013
Arena University of Cambridge Sports Centre
President Daniel Bode
League University Championships
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Cambridge University Handball Club (CUHB) was founded and registered as a club at the University of Cambridge in 2013.[1] CUHB runs competitive men’s and women's teams playing in national competitions. It is a member of the England Handball Association and the Association of British University Handball Clubs.


Men's team

Cambridge University Handball Club Men's 2014/15

Women's team

Cambridge University Handball Club Women's 2014/15


British University Championships

The club has been taking part in the British University Championships. The men's team participated in the 2013/14 season (5th place), 2014/15 season (1st place, British University Champions) and 2015/16 season. The women's team played for the first time in the 2014/15 season (3rd place in plate finals) and continued in the 2015/16 season (1st place in plate finals) .[2]

Men's team
Year Round Position P W D L GF GA
2014 National Cup (Quarter final) 5th place
2015 National Cup (Final) 1st place 7 7 0 0 86 51
2016 National Cup
Women's team
Year Round Position P W D L GF GA
2014 Did not enter
2015 National Cup (Plate) 3rd place
2016 National Cup (Plate) 1st place


The first season of existence of the club saw the inaugural Handball Varsity match, which took place on 25 January 2014 at SportHouse in London.[3]

25 January 2014 CUHB Men's 26 – 32 OUHaC Men's (report)
CUHB Women's 23 – 12 OUHaC Women's
31 January 2015 CUHB Men's 24 – 31 OUHaC Men's (report)
CUHB Women's 21 – 31 OUHaC Women's
14 February 2016 OUHaC Men's 19 - 27 CUHB Men's
OUHaC Women's 31 - 14 CUHB Women's


  1. The Cambridge Tab: Great year for nascent handball team on 17th March 2014
  2. Varsity: Cambridge wins British University Handball Championship on 20th April 2015
  3. Oxford University Sport: Spoils Shared In First Handball Varsity Matches on 17th February 2014
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