Tyldesley Swimming and Water Polo Club

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Supporters of water polo throughout the world Click here to see how For further Packaworld water polo stories click here Tyldesley Swimming Club were the first club in UK to use Packaworld inflatable nets
2015 Achievements Lancaster 12/Us Water Polo Development Tournament Winners British Water Polo League Men’s Division 5 Runners Up Manchester & District 12/Us Water Polo Tournament Runners Up Bolton & District 12/Us Water Polo KO Runners Up Central Lancs Junior Swim League  Division 1 Runners Up Central Lancs Senior Swim League Runners Up Wigan Sports Awards: Grace Rowland Athlete of The Year Finalist Lee Toone & Dennis Price Coach of the Year Finalists
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2016 Achievements National Age Groups Academy Water Polo Championships bronze medallists British Water Polo League Men’s Division 5 Winners Bolton & District Senior Water Polo League Runners Up Manchester & District 14/Us Water Polo League Runners Up Bolton & District 12Us Water Polo Ko & League Runners Up City of Manchester Water Polo Festival 12Us Runners Up SPORTLeigh Volunteer Awards: Lee Toone & Dennis Price Coach of the Year Diane Stafford Unsung Hero
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Annual Club Championships 4th December Entry criteria Diary of Events
Tyldesley Swimmers Take Medals in the Greater Manchester Autumn Meet
At the recent Greater Manchester Autumn Meet the swimmers from Tyldesley Swimming and Water Polo Club were in action. 3 of the girls all achieved Lancashire County WPSA qualifying times for their competition in February, Events came fast and furious for all the swimmers and there were some fantastic results with 15 year old Imogen Bailey taking the gold medal in the 100m freestyle,100m butterfly, 200m butterfly and silver medals in the 200m IM; 400 IM; 200m freestyle and 50m butterfly.  Teammate Jodie Gittins (14 years) also achieved medals – gold in the 200m  freestyle; silver in the 100m freestyle and 3rd place in the 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly and 50m butterfly in personal best times. In the 12 year age group the club had swimmers Rachel Hornby and Daisy Poole competing.  Rachel was competing in 8 events over the 2 weekends and achieved 3rd place in the 200m butterfly as well as making finalist placings in all her other events (all in personal best times).  Daisy meanwhile had 10 events and achieved personal best times in all her events.      In the 11 year age group the club had 3 swimmers competing – Madeleine Bailey, Jacob White and Luke Warburton. Madeleine achieved 2nd places in the 100m breaststroke; 100m butterfly and 3rd place in the 200m breaststroke.  Madeleine also achieved finalist placings and personal best times in her other events.  The boys also swam well with Luke achieving personal best times in his 2 events and Jacob achieving 6th place in the 100m Butterfly and personal best times in the 3 remaining events. Madason Lawley was competing in the 10 year age group and achieved 6th place in 50m butterfly and personal best times in all her other events. There were also personal best times from Mai Deef, Minnah Deef and William Hornby. Click here for detailed results
British Water Polo League - Men
Back row: Rob Bond, John Fletcher, Addison Brown, James Barker, Tyler Turner, Lee Toone, Neil Williams; Front row: Austin Lawley, Aaron Royle, Lucas McNulty, Adam Toone, Robert Bond Tyldesley men’s water polo team have qualified for the Division Four Championship. In the final weekend at Walsall, Addison Brown was once again top marksman for Tyldesley as they retained a 100 per cent record from seven games by defeating men's Division 5 opponents Leeds 16-8 and 3rd placed Caledonia Storm 21-10. Addison grabbed 8 over the weekend bringing his total for the 1st phase of the competiton to 36 making him the division’s highest goalscorer. Goalscorers against Leeds were Addison Brown 6, Rob Bond 3, Adam Toone 3, Oliver Rhodes 2, Steohen Harrison 1 and Neil Williams. James Barker earned the bragging rights against Caledonia with 5 goals, other goalscorers were Tyler Turner 3, Adam Toone 3, Robert Bond 2, Addison Brown 2, Austin Lawley 2, Oliver Rhides 2, John Fletcher 1, Lee Toone 1 In the 2nd weekend of the competition the team won three games: Addison Brown’s sixth goal, 24 seconds from the end, earned Tyldesley a thrilling 16-15 victory over Rotherham Metro in their top-of-the-table clash at Marlborough College. Tyldesley were helped late on when keeper Aaron Atherton scored a speculative, length-of-the-pitch solo effort. Other goalscorers were Tyler Turner 3, Neil Williams 2, Rob Bond, 2, James Barker and Lucas McNulty. Sheffield Dolphins were then defeated 14-7, with Addison Brown’s three goals taking his league tally to 28. Also scoring were Neil Williams 3, Rob Bond 3, Tyler Turner 2, Adam Toone 2 and John Fletcher 1. Good form continued with a 9-8 victory against Warwick, with five more goals from Addison Brown and one each for James Barker, Neil Williams, Tyler Turner and Adam Toone. Previous results: Tyldesley 19 - Spalding 8 Tyldesley 13 - Watford Saxons 8 Click here to view Player Stats
Addison Brown
U14s Inter-Regional Water Polo Championships Kelsey Evans, Holly Toone, Eva Howarth and Freya Higson have been selected to represent Swim North West at the U14 Girls Inter-Regional Championships. Harry Dunkerley has been selected to represent Swim North West Tigers and James Blenkinship and Sebastian Jones Swim North West Ravens at the U14 Boys Inter-Reional Championships.  Addison Brown has been selected at the Ravens coach.
British Water Polo League - Ladies In the final weekend at Northampton Tyldesley Ladies suffered two defeats. The team were beaten 5-15 by Mid Suffolk Marlins in the 1st game. Goalscorers were Josephine Costello 2, Joanne Ibbotson, Abbey Kendall and Phoebe Gumbly.  Coach Lee Toone nominated Kelsey Evans as Most Valued Player for her “non stop swimming, defending and at the age of 13taking the challenge to opponents”. Kelsey is seen below with her “trophy”, In the final match Tyldesley lost 3-11 to Penquin Emperors. Goalscorers  were Josephine Costello, Joanne Ibbotson and Nicola Holt. Lee commented: “Great game today ladies. I asked for 100% effort and got it. Brilliant well done. Score line definitely didn't reflect the game. Just they converted their chances we didn't.” Lee nominated Nicola Holt as Player of the Match: “Scored one and was all over the pool. At the end I thought the disabled chair would be needed to lift her out”. The team finished 7th in the league and will play in Championship 2 for the second phase of the competition. Josephine Costello was joint Major Queen for the league receivin 10 majors. Previous results: Otter Lutra 12 - Tyldesley 7 Tyldesley 7 - Manchester Comets 8 Tyldesley 2 - Liverpool Live Birds 7 Tyldesley 14 - Devonport 2 Tyldesley 5 - Welsh Wanders 14 Click here to view Player Stats
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