Accrington Academy hosted the Hyndburn KS1 kurling competition where 21 schools competed across 4 groups with the top team qualifying for the semi-finals. Group A saw Benjamin Hargreaves B finish top ahead of Mount Pleasant, Peel Park A, St Marys Oswaldtwistle A and St Nicholas. Benjamin Hargreaves B played the winner of Group B; St Marys Clayton C after they finished ahead of Benjamin Hargreaves A, St Pauls B, All Saints A and St Marys Oswaldtwistle B. Group C was won by St Pauls A after they finished ahead of St Marys Clayton B, St Anne & St Joseph’s A St Bartholomew’s B and All Saints C and the winner played the winner of group D which was St Bartholomew’s A after they finished ahead of St Marys Clayton A, St Anne & St Joseph’s B, Peel Park B and All Saints B. In the Semi-finals St Pauls got the better of St Marys Clayton C to play Benjamin Hargreaves B after they beat St Bartholomew’s A. In the Final Benjamin Hargreaves won 2-1 against St Pauls and St Marys Clayton finished third after beating St Bartholomew’s A 4-3.
St Augustine hosted the Ribble Valley section of the Kurling competition with 25 teams taking part. Group A was won by Brennands Endowed A ahead of Pendle B, Balderstone A, and Read St Johns C. Group B was won by Salesbury B ahead of Brennands B, Gisburn A, Balderstone B, Waddington & West Bradford A and Clitheroe St James. Group C was won by Read A ahead of Edisford, Gisburn B, Waddington & West Bradford B, Bolton by Bowland and St Joseph’s Hurst Green. Group D was won by Grindleton ahead of Pendle A, St Leonards, Read B, St Michael & St Johns and St Wulstans. The semi-final line-up included Salesbury B, Read A, Brennands Endowed A and Grindleton. Grindleton lost to Read in the semi final and Brennands lost to Salesbury. Brennands then beat Grindleton in the 3rd/4th Place playoff match to take the bronze medals back to school. The final was between Read and Salesbury which was a very close game that Read managed to win in the end.