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Tyldesley Swimming Club were the first club in UK to
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British Water Polo League
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Grace Rowland Athlete of The
Lee Toone & Dennis Price
Coach of the Year Finalists
Tyldesley 25 - Bury 14
Tyldesley have convincing win over Bury in Bolton & District Water Polo
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
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
Welsh Wanderers 13 - Tyldesley 5. Jo Costello 2, Grace Morley 2, Abbey
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
Bolton and District Water Polo League
Salford 7 Tyldesley 17
Tyldesley finished the Bolton and District League with an easy win away at
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ashton U Lyne 51- Tyldesley 55
Finished 2nd in the Junior Swim league Division 1, after getting promoted last
Stalybridge 136, Oldham 117, Tyldesley 89, Ashton-u-Lyne 78
Finished 3rd in the Junior Jubilee A Final
Tyldesley 30.5 - Chadderton 15.5
25 - Tyldesley 11
Chadderton 18 - Tyldesley 28
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