But in making the final the British squad booked their place in a qualification event for next year's European Championships and is a testament to the improvements made within the squad as they look to develop a competitive team for the 2012 London Olympics.
In losing the final 6-2 to an experienced French team, Britain succumbed to only their first loss of the tournament. In the group stage they secured two victories and a 11-11 draw against France before beating the Ukraine in the semi-final 9-6.
The team's impressive run of form at the championships in Prague comes less than five months after the appointment of women's head coach Szilveszter Fekete,.
Manchester Aquatic Centre will play host to the LEN Men's European Nations Trophy next month when 12 squads from across the continent battle it out for prestigious silverware as well as a chance to qualify for the Beijing 2008 Olympics.
The LEN Women's European B Water Polo Championships take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from 17 to 24 June. The British squad comprises:
Tara Smith - City of Sheffield Chloe Wilcox - City of Sheffield Bernice Cowton - City of Sheffield Fiona McCann - City of Liverpool Daisy Fish - City of Manchester Victoria Bowen - City of Sheffield Lisa Gibson - City of Manchester Rosalind Griffiths - City of Manchester Hannah Wild - City of Liverpool Angela Winstanley Smith - Sedgefield and Dist 75 Victoria Hawkins - City of Manchester Larissa Davies - City of Sheffield Rosemary Morris - City of Liverpool