Tyldesley Swimming and Water Polo Club


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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 Parogon 12s Invitation Tournament Winners 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
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
2017 Achievements British Water Polo League Ladies Championship 2 Runners Up British Water Polo League Mens Championship 4 Runners Up National Age Group U17s Ladies Water Polo Championships Finished 4th Manchester & District 12s Water Polo Tournament Winners Jodie Gittens Swim North West 200m Freestyle Champion
U16 Girls Inter Regional Water Polo Championships Kelsey Evans,  Kate Flaherty, Lucy Mills (captain), Jess Robb, Kate Rowland and Holly Toone represented Swim North West Thunder in Division 1 of the U16 Giils Inter Regional Water Polo Championships. Captain Lucy Mills was the dision’s highst goalscorer and was awarded the Most Valued Player. The team won the Diviion 1 gold medal. Photo back row, Kelsey 1st left; Holly 5th left; front row Kate R, Lucy, Jess, Kate F 2nd left to 5th left Eva Howarth and Isobelle Robb  represented SwimNorth West Lightning in Division 2 of the U16 Gils Inter Regional Water Polo Championships. Eva was awarded the Most Valued Paltyer Award. Photo back ror Izzy 2nd left; front row Eva 1st left. Quote from Dennis Price: “Over the 2 SNW teams we had 8 players fromT yldesley, had both MVP awards Lucy Mills and Eva Howorth, Lucy Mills highest goal scorer in the div 1 tournament and SNW won the Div 1 gold medal. What more can I say. A big well done and very proud of you all. U16 Boys Inter Regional Water Polo Championships Niall Clay, Harry Dunkerley and Sebastian Jones represented Swim North West Tigers in the U16 Boys Inter Regional Water Polo Championships. Day 2 was abondoned, awaiting a new date however, at the end of day 1 the team are top of Division 1,
Tyidesley Swimming & Water Polo Club 46th Annual Club Mini Gala The club held the 46th Annual Club Gala for the 10 year and under; 8 year and under boys and girls and also organised races for the Pelican Centre “Learn to Swim” programme. The balcony at the Pelican Centre was full to bursting with spectators all giving encouragement to their children and grandchildren. In the 10 year girls events the races were hotly contested between Lucy Blenkinship, Lexie Poole and Sophie Watson for the Top Girl spot. Lucy managed to take 1st place in the 25m beaststroke and 25m butterfly with Lexie taking 1st place in the 25m backstroke and joint 1st place in the 25m freestyle and Sophie took joint 1st place in the freestyle, so it came down to their placings in the their other events. Lucy finished 2nd in the backstroke and joint 3rd in the freestyle; Lexie finished in 3rd place in the breaststroke and butterfly and Sophie took 2nd place in the breaststroke and butterfly and 4th in the backstroke. This meant that Lucy took the Overall Top Girl spot with 17 points, 2nd was Lexie on 16 points and 3rd Sophie on 15 points. In the 10 year boys events the races were contested between Kian Kniveton (in his last year in this age group) and Alex Hornby for the top boy award with Kian winning all 4 events to be crowned Top Boy with 20 points. Alex was  n 2nd place with 15 points and Reece White finished in third place with 11 points. The 8 year girls saw three of the girls sharing honours in each of the races Lucy Molyneux, Jenna Binks and Phoebe Grogan. The Top Girl was finally awarded to Lucy Molyneux with 13 points.Jenna Binks was second with 11 points and Phoebe Grogan 3rd with 10 points. The 8 year boy’s category was awarded to Jack Mountford who took all 3 races in the this age group to be crowned Top Boy. In the Pelican Centre (Stages 4 – 6) races Lilly Boe Yates took the honours by winning the 25m breaststroke, 25m backstroke and 25m freestyle events. In the Pelican Centre 10m freestyle and 10m backstroke events the winner in both races was Alex Gerding. The awards were presented by the Elizabeth Costello, Treasurer of Tyldesley Swimming & Water Polo Club. Left to right on the photo: Lucy Blenkinship; Kian Kiveton; Jack Mountford; Lucy Molyneux and Elizabeth Costello Click here to view results
European Nations Cup Lucy with trophy and medal Lucy Aspinall represented the England senior women’s team in the EU Nations Cup in Pilsen, Czech Republic. The team won the event. Ladies Northern Water Polo League
B&D Senior Men’s Water Polo League Tyldesley 13 - Warrington 12 Goals: Rob Bond 6, Tyler Turner 2, Austin Lawley 1, Lucas McNulty 1, Jonathan Stafford 1, Lee Toone 1, Neil Williams 1   Majors: Austin Lawley 3, Neil Williams 3, Tyler Turner 3, Matthew Roberts 2, Lee Toone 2  Niall Clay 1, Lucas McNulty 1, Team:  Rob Bond, Niall Clay, Joshua Dunkerley, Steve Harrison, Seb Jones, Lucas McNulty, Matthew Roberts, Jonathan Stafford, Lee Toone, Tyler Turner, Neil Williams
Manchester & District 16s Water Polo League Bridgefield 16 - Tyldesley 11 Goals: Tom Swain 4, David Gaskell 3, Niall Clay 2, Joshua Dunkerley 1, Lucy Mills 1 Majors: Niall Clay 1, Joshua Dunkerley 1, David Gaskell 1, Kate Flaherty 1, Jessica Robb 1, Tom Swain 1 Team: Niall Clay, Joshua Dunkerley, Kate Flaherty, David Gaskell, Annie Holt, Seb Jones, Lucy Mills, Jessica Robb, Kate Rowland, Tom Swain
The Ladies water polo team finished 3rd in the Northern Water Polo League
ESSA Schools Water Polo Team Lucy Mills has been selected tfor the ESSA Water Polo Team competing in Malta between 23rd and 28th October 2017.
Manchester & District 14s Water Polo League Liverpool 4 - Tyldesley 23 Goals: Harry Dunkerley 13, Owen Davies 3, Rio Holdbrook 3, Holly Toone 2, Isobelle Robb 1, Elijah Wright 1 Majors: Isobelle Robb 2, Eva Howarth 1 Team: Owen Davies, Harry Dunkerley, Rio Holdbrook, Eva Howarth, Thomas Howarth, Seb Jones, Isobelle Robb, Holly Toone, Finlay Waite, Elijah Wright Bridgefield 6 - Tyldesley 16 Goals: Harry Dunkerley 8, Rio Holdbrook 3, Owen Davies 2, James Blenkinship 1, Isobelle Robb 1, Holly Toone 1,  Majors: Owen Davies 1, Eva Howarth 1 Team: James Blenkinship, Owen Davies, Harry Dunkerley, Rio Holdbrook, Eva Howarth, Seb Jones, Isobelle Robb, Holly Toone
British Summer Championships Jodie Gittens finsihed 5th in the 15 yrs 200m freestyle at  the British Summer Championships at Ponds Forge Sheffield. A fanstastic achievement.
Swim League Results Junior Jubilee Tyldesley 126 - Stalybridge 144       Rochdale 61 - Radcliffe   81 The team will now be in the C Final of the competition in October Junior Swim League Tyldesley       41           v     Atherton & Leigh    67
Ullswater Lake Swim From the 28th-30th July; Neil Williams, Lee Toone, Rob Bond and Adam Toone swam 8 lengths of Ullswater Lake in the Lake District totalling 64 miles. All money raised will go to two well deserved local causes:- FORGOTTEN REGULARS - Alzheimer's Society in Tyldesley. This club go out of the way far and beyond in helping people with this illness. Run by Sharon Mattin from The Union Arms. Tyldesley. TYLDELSEY SWIMMING CLUB - that have for over 140 years given the town a sporting platform for youngsters to develop their swimming and waterpolo skills. Some growing into international athletes. TWO VERY WORTHY CAUSES. Any sponsor no matter how large or small will be appreciate:d https://www.gofundme.com/ullswater-lake-swim
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