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2014 Achievements
Bolton & District 12/Us Water Polo KO Winners Bolton & District 12/Us Water Polo League Winners Liverpool & District 12/Us Water Polo Festival  Winners Manchester & District 12/Us Water Polo Tournament Winners Warrington 12/Us Water Polo Tournament Runners Up Bolton & District Senior Water Polo League Runners Up Central Lancs Senior Swim League Winners Central Lancs Junior Jubilee League Winners Central Lancs Junior Swim League  Division 2 Runners Up Wigan Sports Awards: St Marys U18s Ladies WP Team - Team of the Year Sam Dyson - Disabled Sports Achiever of the Year runner up Alan Stafford - Unsung Hero finalist Club of the Year finalist

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2015 Achievements British Water Polo League Men’s Division 2 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
Tyldesley 25 - Bury 14 Tyldesley have convincing win over Bury in Bolton & District Water Polo League. Tyldesley dominated the game from the start. At the end of the first quarter Tyldesley were winning by 7 goals to 3. Goals by Adam Toone 2, Rob Bond, Addison Brown, Dennis Price, Aaron Royle, & John Fletcher. In the second quarter Tyldesley continue to attack and Bury had no answer to Tyldesley’s counter attacks. At Half time Tyldesley were leading by 13 goals to 7. Goals by Steve Harrison 2, Adam Toone 2, Aaron Royle, & Rob Bond. In the 3rd quarter the game was won with Tyldesley scoring 10 goals to enter the  last quarter leading by 23 to 10. Goals by Addison Brown 3, Dennis Price 2, Lucas McNulty, Aaron Royle,  Steve Harrison, Austin Lawley & Rob Bond. The last quarter Bury scored 4 goal to Tyldesley 2 and was the only quarter Bury won. Goals by Lucas McNulty 2  An easy game for Tyldesley with all the team getting plenty of water time. Team: Aaron Atherton, Rob Bond, Addison Brown, John Fletcher, Steve Harrison, Austin Lawley, Robert Leyland, Lucas McNulty, Dennis Price, Aaron Royle, Adam Toone, Lee Toone.
British Water Polo League Ladies Division 2 On the same weekend Tyldesley’s Ladies Water Polo were in Marlborough and with several experienced players missing struggled to compete in Division 2 of the British Water Polo League playing the top 3 sides in the Division. Tyldesley 4 - Hucknall 11. Goalscorers: Jo Costello 2, Grace Morley 2 Otter 17 - Tyldesley 5. Goalscorers Jo Costello 2, Grace Morley 2, Megan Price Welsh Wanderers 13 - Tyldesley 5. Jo Costello 2, Grace Morley 2, Abbey Kendall Tyldesley travel to Matlock on the 14th November to play Liverpool and Manchester knowing they have to win both games to qualify for the Division 1 Championship.
Bolton and District Water Polo League Salford 7 Tyldesley 17 Tyldesley finished the Bolton and District League with an easy win away at Salford. In a competitive first quarter the game was drawn by 4 goals apiece. With 2 minutes remaining in the quarter goals by Adam Toone and Addison Brown ensured Tyldesley led at the end of the quarter by 6 goals to 4. Other goalscorers in the quarter were John Fletcher, Neil Williams, Adam Toone and Addison Brown. In the second quarter the game was still tight with Tyldesley winning the quarter by 3 goals to 2 to lead at half time by 9 goals to 6.  Goals by Lucas McNulty Rob Bond and Addison Brown. Tyldesley dominated the 3rd quarter scoring 6 goals to Salford’s 1 Neil williams with a hat trick , Addison Brown John Fletcher and Lucas McNulty. Tyldesley entered the last quarter leading Salford by 15 goals to 7 with the game won Tyldesley relaxed scoring just the 2 goals with no response from Salford. The final score Tyldesley 17 Salford 7. Goalscorers: Addison Brown 5, Neil Williams 4, Adam Toone 2, Lucas McNulty 2, John Fletcher 2, Rob Bond 2 A great end to the season in a competitive Bolton and District Water Polo League.    
Inter Association Gala Imogen Bailey and Jodie Gittins have been selected to represent Central Lancashire SPWA in the Inter Association Competition at Wigan on 22nd November.
Back row l to r: Libby Waite, Kate Flaherty, Jessica Robb, Annie Holt, Kelsey Evans, Lucy Mills, Paige Evans; front row l to r: Leah Hulmes, Kate Rowland, Holly Toone Tyldesley under 15s finished 6th in the country. The teams Tyldesley played against are regional teams selected from a number of teams. The Tyldesley team are all from the Tyldesley area, train at the Pelican Centre and go to our local high schools St Mary's and Fred Longworth. The girls were up against it with only 2 of the girls being at the correct age of 14 the rest of the team were 13 or younger so are eligible to play next year. The team started strongly with a convincing win against Cheltenham 12 goals to 1 Tyldesley then played Rotherham Metro and lost by 10 goals to 5. Next up was the City of Manchester and the team played controlled water polo and won by 8 goals to 3. Tyldesley then played the eventual winners Otter (A) from London and lost by 13 goals to 2. In the play off’s Tyldesley beat Otter B by 5 goals to 2.   The last game was tough for the young team who ran out of energy and lost by 12 goals to 2 to Newton Abbot. The team are looking to next year when they hope to be National Champions Kelsey Evans 12 years scored 11 goals and was the 10th highest goal scorer and voted Most Valuable Player for Tyldesley.
ASA National Academy Girls Water Polo Championships
Tyldesley men finish 2nd in British Water Polo League Division 5 Tyldesley 14 Basildon 5 Tyldesley travelled to Walsall to play 3 difficult games against Basildon, unbeaten Portobello and 2nd Place Leeds, In the first match on Saturday Tyldesley had a convincing win. in the first quarter Tyldesley took an early lead by 3 goals to 1 with goals by John Fletcher, Tyler Turner and Adam Toone. In the second quarter Tyldesley took control of the game by scoring 5 goals to 1. with goals by Lucas Mcnulty 2, Tyler Tuner,  Addison Brown, and Oliver Rhodes on his debut  At Half Time Tyldesley were leading by 8 goals to 2. The 3rd quarter mirrored the 2nd quarter with Tyldesley scoring 5 goals but on this occasion Basildon was unable to score. Goals by Addison Brown 2, John Fletcher, Oliver Rhodes, Adam Toone. Entering the final quarter Tyldesley were leading by 13 goals to 2 . Tyldesley relaxed in the final quarter and Basildon scored 3 goals to 1 Tyldesley only goal was scored by Adam Toone. Tyldesley 8 Portobello 11 On Sunday Tyldesley played unbeaten top of the league side Portobello , who until recently were a Division 1 side. Tyldesley started of slowly and Portobello took an early 4 to 2 lead in the first quarter. Goals by Oliver Rhodes and Rob Bond. In the second quarter honours were drawn with both teams scoring 2 goals. Goals by Lucas McNulty and Addison Brown. At half time Portobello let by 6 goals to 4. In the 3rd quarter the game was a fascinating struggle between both teams and again the teams scored 2 goals a piece. Goals by Addison Brown 2. Entering the final quarter Portobello led by 8  to 6. Again it was a close quarter with Portobello edging it by 3 goals to 2. Goals by Tyler Turner, Addison Brown Tyldesley never recovered from a slow start. Tyldesley 19 Leeds 10 The final game of the weekend was against Leeds another top team in the league. The first quarter was very tight with Tyldesley edging it by 3 goals to 2 with Lucas McNulty, Adam Toone and Rob Bond scoring. The second quarter was just as tense as the first quarter with Tyldesley again edging it by 3 goals to 2 goals with goals by Rob Leyland, Tyler Turner and Rob Bond. At half time Tyldesley were winning by 6 goals to 4. In the 3rd quarter Tyldesley went on a scoring spree scoring 9 goals to Leeds 4. Lucas McNulty and Addison Brown scoried hat tricks, Adam Toone 2 and Oliver Rhodes. Entering the final quarter Tyldesley were leading by 15 goals to 8 and the game was won. Tyldesley continued to dominate the game scoring 4 goals to Leeds 2 . Goals by Adam Toone 2, Addison Brown 2. A great weekend for Tyldesley with the team finishing 2nd in Division 5 of the British Water Polo League in there first year back in the league and will noe compete in the Division 4 Championship for the second phase of the season.
Addison Brown and Adam Toone were the 2nd and 3rd highest goalscorers in Division 2 with 31 and 19 goals respectively.
Tyldesley Ladies on the Up Tyldesley’s Ladies made sure of progress to Championship 1 by defeating Liverpool Liver Birds and Manchester Comets at Matlock on Saturday. Goalkeeper Hayley Price in action. Tyldesley 12 – Manchester Comets 6 Things didn’t start well with Liverpool defeating undefeated Hucknall 5 goals to 4 meaning Tyldesley had to win both games against local rivals Manchester and Liverpool to be promoted. The first game of the day was against Manchester.  Tyldesley started strongly and scored 3 goals without reply in the first quarter. Goals by Jo Costello, Megan Price, & Grace Morley.  In a closer 2nd quarter Tyldesley won the quarter by 4 goals to 3 with goals by Grace Morley 2, Nicola Holt, Lucy Aspinall.  At Half time Tyldesley were leading by 7 goals to 3 and were in charge of the game. The 3rd quarter Tyldesley interchanged the bench and won the quarter by 2 goals to 1.  Goals by Abbey Kendall and Grace Morley. Tyldesley led by 9 goals to 4 entering the final quarter. Tyldesley again won the last quarter by 3 goals to 2 with goals by Jo Costello, Jo Ibbotson, Grace Morley. Tyldesley 7 – Liverpool Liver Birds 5 The crucial game of the day was against Liverpool with Tyldesley needing to win and Liverpool just required a draw to gain promotion. In a fascinating game Tyldesley took an early lead through Jo Ibbotson, Liverpool equalized and then Lucy Aspinall scored with a long range shot. Liverpool again pulled Tyldesley back with a goal, so at the end of the first quarter the game was level 2-2. In the second quarter it was even closer Toni Farley gave Tyldesley the lead and again Liverpool pulled the game back to 3-3 at half time. The 3rd quarter was crucial Tyldesley attacked strongly and scored 2 goals from Grace Morley and Lucy Aspinall to enter the final quarter leading by 5 goals to 3.  Liverpool again pulled the game back with a goal to make the score 5-4  Grace Morley scored to make it 6-4. Liverpool brought the game back to 6-5 and the noise from the balcony was deafening. Tyldesley’s goalkeeper Hayley Price then made 3 outstanding saves against one on one chances for Liverpool Grace Morley then scored with 90 seconds remaining  to take the score to 7 goals to 5 . Liverpool continued to attack but Tyldesley held onto a well deserved victory. Team (goals in brackets): Hayley Price, Laura Sage, Jo Costello (2),  Jo Ibbotson (2),  Megan Price (1), Toni Farley (1), Phoebe Gumbley, Abbey Kendall (1), Lucy Aspinall (3),  Nicola Holt (1) Grace Morley, (8),  Natasha Grundy. Grace Morley was the second highest goalscorer in Division 2 with 21 goals.
Bolton 12/Us Water Polo KO Final Tyldesley 5  Bridgefield 11
In the Bolton & District 12/Us water polo final Tyldesley faced Bridgefield from Merseyside at Salford. In the first half Bridgefield took an early 2 goal lead until Harry Dunkerley scored to make it 2 goals to 1. Bridgefield scored 3 more goals and Holly Toone scored for Tyldesley. At Half time Tyldeley were losing by 5 goals to 2.   In the second half Bridgefield continue to dominate scoring 6 goals with Holly Toone, Kelsey Evans and Harry Dunkerley scoring for Tyldesley. Tyldesley 12U/s  have shown fantastic  improvement in defence and ball protection over the season. Goals. Harry Dunkerley 2. Holly Toone 2. Kelsey Evans 1. Kelsey Evans was the winner of the Matthew Flint Man of the Match Award for the second year running.
Back: Geoff Holme (B&D President); middle l to r Freya Higson, Owen Davies, Eva Howarth, Holly Toone, Kelsey Evans, Sebastian Jones, Harry Dunkerley; front Adam Little, Finley Waite & Isobel Robb
Central Lancs Swim Leagues Junior Swim League Bury 50 - Tyldesley 58 Ashton U Lyne 51- Tyldesley 55 Finished 2nd in the Junior Swim league Division 1, after getting promoted last year. Junior Jubilee Stalybridge 136, Oldham 117, Tyldesley 89, Ashton-u-Lyne 78 Finished 3rd in the Junior Jubilee A Final Senior League Tyldesley 30.5 - Chadderton 15.5 Wigan  25 - Tyldesley 11 Chadderton 18 - Tyldesley 28
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