Tyldesley Swimming and Water Polo Club
2013 Achievements Central Lancs Ladies Water Polo League Winners Central Lancs Senior Swim League Winners Central Lancs Internediate League Runners Up Wigan Sports Awards Club of the Year Runners Up 2012 Achievements Robyn Nicholls represented the GB Ladies Water Polo Team at the London Olympics ASA National Academy Girls Water Polo Runners Up Ladies Water Polo Team promoted to British Water Polo League Division 2 Central Lancs Senior Swim League Winners Bolton & District Senior Water Polo League Runners Up Bolton & District 16s Water Polo KO Runners Up Manchester & District 16s Water Polo League Runners Up Bolton & District Mini Polo KO Runners Up Liverpool & District Mini Polo Tournamant Runners Up

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GB Water Polo Squad GB U19s Hayley Price, Grace Rowland and Lauren Tasker have been selected to continue in the U/19s squad preparing for the Europeans in Ostia, Rome (September 2014). GB U17s Hayley Price and Grace Rowland have been selected ito represent GB U17s girls in an invitation tournament in Germany between 14 - 17 August 2014. Hayley and Grace have also been selected for the squad aiming for the European Olympics In Baku, Azerbaijan 2015 (June/July).  The squad have to qualify first. The qualifying tournament will take place in February/March 2015 at a venue to be announced. Beacon Training Hayley and Grace have been invited to attend the Beacon training sessions at the MAC.
2014 Achievements
Liverpool & District 12/Us Water Polo Festival  Winners Manchester & District 12/Us Water Polo Tournament Winners
Swim 21 The club has achieved Swim21 Club Essential accreditation.
Tyldesley Swimming Club’s 43rd Annual Mini Gala ends in dramatic swim off Tyldesley Swimming Club and the Pelican Centre jointly held a Mini Gala at the Pelican Centre and over 60 children 10 years and under entered the Gala. The Pelican was packed with spectators cheering on the young swimmers. The gala consisted of 2 x10m Improvers races for under 8’s from the Pelican learn to swim programme, 8 year old boys and girls competing at breaststroke, freestyle and backstroke and 10 year old boys and girls competing at breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle and backstroke. 16 children from the Pelican Centre Learn to Swim programe entered the Improvers races. In the 10 m freestyle improvers race Isobel Tipple came first, Thalis Smith 2nd and Ben Appleton 3rd. In the 10 m backstroke improvers race Lewis Edwards won, Thalis Smith 2nd Isobel Tipple 3rd. Improvers winners Lewis Edwards 10 m freestyle and Isobel Tipple 10 m backstroke 8 year old girl’s results: 25 m backstroke: 1. Madason Lawley 2. Jasmine Higson 3 Rachel Lawrence 25 m breaststroke: 1. Madason Lawley 2. Jasmine Higson 3. Rachel Lawrence 25m freestyle: 1. Madason Lawley 2. Jasmine Higson 3. Rachel Lawrence. 10 year old girl’s results: 25 m butterfly: 1. Rachel Hornby 2. Freya Higson 3 Jessica Emson 25 m backstroke: 1.Rachel Hornby 2.Holly Toone, 3.Freya Higson 25 m freestyle 1. Holly Toone 2. Jessica Emson 3. Millie Burns 25 m breaststroke 1. Jessica Emson 2 Freya Higson 3. Eva Howarth 8 year old boy’s results 25 m backstrole 1. Elijah Wright 2 Anders Finlay 3. Thomas Howarth 25 m breaststroke 1. Elijah Wright 2. Evan Davies 3. Thomas Howarth 25 m freestyle 1. Elijah Wright 2.Evan Davies 3 Alex Hornby. 10 year old boy’s results 25 m butterfly 1. James Blenkinship 2.Owen Smith 3 Luke Warburton. 25 m backstroke 1. James Blenkinship 2. Luke Warburton 3. William Hornby 25 m breststroke 1. James Blenkinship 2. William Hornby 3. Andrew Hale 25 m freestyle 1. James Blenkinship 2. William Hornby 3. Andrew Hale. In the 10 year old girls there was a 4 way tie for overall individual champion. A 100 m Individual Medley swim off had to be held to decide the winner: 1. Rachel Hornby 2. Freya Higson, 3. Jessica Emson 4. Holly Toone. A fantastic end to a great day of swimming.
Overall winners:  James Blenkinship (10 yr boys), Madwson Lawley (8 year grils), Elijah Wright (8 yr boys), Rachel Hornby (10 yr girls)      
Tyldesley push reigning champions all the way   Tyldesley hosted Stretford the reigning Bolton and District Water Polo Champions at the Pelican Centre but lose by 13 goals to 10   In the first quarter Stretford took an early 2 goal advantage before goals by Lee Toone, Jonathan Stafford and Adam Toone drew the game level at 3 goals a piece at the end of the 1st quarter.   The second quarter followed the same format as the first with Stretford leading 6 goal to 4 and Tyldesley fighting back to bring the game level at 6 : 6 at Half time. Goals by Jonathan Stafford 2 and John Fletcher.   The 3rd quarter was as tight as the previous 2 quarters with Stretford taking a narrow lead 10 goals to 9 into the final quarter. Goals by Peter Harrison and Jonathan Stafford 2.   The final quarter saw the exclusion of Lucas McNulty and Rob Bond for there 3rd personal fouls, which weakened the team considerably and Stretford manage to pull away and win the game 13 goals to 10. Goal by Lee Toone.   Tyldesley's young team have made considerable progress this year and both teams were applauded from the pool by spectators after an enjoyable competitive water polo match. Goal scorers: Jonathan Stafford 5, Lee Toone 2, John Fletcher, Peter Harrison, Adam Toone   Team: Aaron Atherton, Lucas McNulty, Lee Toone, John Fletcher, Peter Harrison, Austin Lawley, Mike Toone, Jonathan Stafford, Adam Toone,           Rob Bond.   Any one interested in playing water polo should contact Paul Costello on 01942 892342  
Central Lancs Junior Jubilee Howe Bridge 91, Radcliffe 104, Bury 110, Tyldesley 112
Tyldesley win Liverpool and District Mini Water Polo Festival
Left to right: Niall Clay, Kate Flaherty, Jessica Robb, Kate Rowland, Kelsey Evans, Adam Little, Annie Holt, Daisy Lear, Lucy Mills,   10 teams entered the festival in Group A Tyldesley were drawn against Liverpool, Warrington, Stretford and St Edwards College. Group B teams were Bridgefield, Lancaster, Chester, Archbishop Blanche, Manchester Icebergs   Game 1: Tyldesley 2 - 0 Stretford Goals: Kelsy Evans 2 Game 2: Tyldesley 4 - 0 St Edwards College Goals: Kelsy Evans, Kate Flaherty, Adam Little, Lucy Mills Game 3: Tyldesley 8 - 0 Liverpool Goals. Lucy Mills 3, Jessica  Robb3,.Kelsy Evans 2 Game 4: Tyldesley 8 - 3 Warrington Goals: Kelsy Evans 4, Kate Flaherty 2, Daisy Lear, Lucy Mills Semi Final: Tyldesley 10 - 1 Chester Goals:. Kelsy Evans 6, Lucy Mills 2, Kate Flaherty, Adam Little Final: Tyldesley 3 - 2 Stretford Goals:. Lucy Mills 2, Kate Flaherty Tyldesley won all there games with great shooting and fantastic defence.   Goal Scorers . Kelsy Evans 15, Lucy Mills 9, Kate Flaherty 5, Jessica Robb 3, Adam Little 2, Daisy Lear 1 City of Manchester Summer Swim Meet   In total we had 14 swimmers at the event who swam in 51 events. This comprised of swimmers who swam and trained at squad level, swimmers from the Clubs Swim Team some having only moved into competitive swimming with the club from lessons at the Pelican Centre 12 months ago. Imogen Bailey won gold in the 100 m & 50m butterfly and 200m IM. Jodie Gittens won gold in the 100m butterfly, 100m freestyle, silver in the 100 backstroke and bronze in the 200m IM & 50m backstroke. Rachel Hornby won gold in the 200m IM and bronze in the 50m butterfly. All swimmers achieved personal bests.  
National Qualifying Times Adam Toone has achieved National Qualifying Times for the ASA/British Gas Youth Championships in August. Adam has also achieved 2 qualifying times for the British International Meet at Manchester commencing 24th June. Regional Qualifying Times Imogen Bailey has achieved Regional Age Group Qualifying Times and had a very successful meet at the ASA NorthWest Age Group Championships achieving Personal Best times and 6th place in the Girls 12 years 200 m Butterfly.