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
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U18s Girls Inter Regional Water Polo Championships
Five Tyldesley girls Kate Flaherty, Jessica Robb, Kelsey Evans, Kate Rowland and Lucy Mills represented Swim North West Thunder in the Under 18's Inter Regional Campionships in Blackpool. The team finished 4th in the competition beating North East 7-1, East 7-3 and Scotland 5-4 to get to semi final. In the semi final the team lost to North West Lightning and were narrowly beaten 4-5 to South East in 3rd/4th place play off. All five girls are Under 16. 
City of Liverpool International Masters Water Polo Tournament
Robert Bond and Lee Toone were members of the Manchester & District Water Polo Team that won the 2017 City of Liverpool Mens International Water Polo Tornament. The team won 7 games of two quarters in six hours and did it in style beating Biritsh Police in the final after a penalty shoot out.
2017 Achievements British Water Polo League Ladies Championship 2 Runners Up British Water Polo League Mens Championship 4 Runners Up
Tyldesley Water Polo Teams finish British Water Polo League on a high Tyldesley Men and Ladies finished the British Water Polo League with both teams securing promotion finishing runners up in their respective Championships.. The Men are promoted to Division 4 and the Ladies (back) to Division 2 of the British Water Polo League. Left to right: James Barker, Robert Bond, Tylder Turner, Oliver Rhodes, John Fletcher, Adam Toone, Aaron Atherton, Jamie McDonald, Steve Harrison, Lucas McNulty, Addison Brown, Neil Williams, Lee Toone Tyldesley Men were at Lancaster at the weekend and the first fixture on Saturday was the championship clash with Rotherham Metro with the winners finishing as Champions. In the first quarter Rotherham took a slender lead of  6 – 5 , The second quarter again was competitive but Rotherham went in at Half time leading 11 – 8. In the 3rd quarter Rotherham scored 3 goals without a response from Tyldesley, to head into the final quarter leading 14 – 8  In the final quarter both teams scored 3 goals and the final score was Tyldesley 11 Rotherham 17. Rotherham were crowned champions. Tyldesley goal scorers were Addison Brown 2, Adam Toone 2, Tyler Turner 2, Neil Williams 2, Jonathan Stafford, John Fletcher, Steve Harrison. On Sunday Tyldesley played Bedford and a win would secure runners up spot. Tyldesley dominated the game but failed to take their chances and the side picking up 21 personal fouls. Bedford remained a threat to win the game and at half time Tyldesley had a slender  lead of 7 – 5 . Bedford kept on pegging Tyldesley back and at one stage Bedford were within 3 goals, Tyldesley showed their strength in depth and went on to win by 14 goals to 10. Goal scorers Addison Brown 5, Neil Williams 4, James Barker 2, Lucas McNulty, Oli Rhodes, Rob Bond. Addison Brown finished Top Goal scorer in the Mens Championship 4 with 31 goals.
Tyldesley Ladies had travelled to Northampton the previous weekend to play Birmingham and Mid Sussex Marlins knowing one win would secure promotion. On the Saturday they played Birmingham. Tyldesley controlled the game and by half time were leading by 6 .3. In the 3rd quarter Tyldesley scored 4 goals without response from Birmingham and went into the final quarter leading by 10 goals to 3. The game finished 11 to 5 a comfortable win for Tyldesley. Goal scorers: Grace Morley 7, Nicola Holt, Kate Rowland, Lucy Mills , Megan Price. Tyldesley Ladies faced their last game of the season against Mid Sussex Marlins with a win securing Tyldesley runners up spot. Tyldesley had been previously beaten by Marlins but by half time the Sussex team were out of the game with Tyldesley leading by 9 goals to 3. Tyldesley continued to apply the pressure and finished winning the game by 24 goals to 7. Grace Morley with a total of 13 goals other scorers: Jo Costello 2, Kate Rowland 2, Toni Farley , Paige Evans, Megan Price, Jessica Robb, Nicola Holt, Lucy Mills. Grace Morley was 2nd top Goal scorer with 36 and Jo Costello 8th with 11 goals in Ladies Championship 2. England Water Polo Training Niall Clay and Harry Dunkerley have been selected for England training.
Hayley Price
Jo Costello
Grace Morley
Lucy Mills
ESSA Schools U15s Girls Water Polo Finals
Back row: Hannah Sheehan, Kate Flaherty, Jessica Robb (captain), Kate Rowland, Leah Hulmes, front row Charly Wrigley, Grace Craddock, Isobelle Robb. St Mary's girls achieved 3rd place in the ESSA National Water Polo finals, all girls apart from Hannah are members of Tyldesley Swimming and Water Polo Club.
U17s Girls National Age Group Water Polo Championships
Left to right Freya Higson, Eva Howarth, Kelsey Evans, Leah Hulmes, Paige Evans, Isobelle Robb, Hollly Toone, Lucy Mills, Kate Flaherty, Jessica Robb, Annie Holt Tyldesley U17s girls have qualified for the final four in the U17s Girls National Age Group Water Polo Championships after finishing 2nd in their group. Results: Tyldesley 6 -  Sheffield 6 Tyldesley 3 - London Otter 13 Tyldesley 13 -  Manchester 2 Tyldesley 7 - Cheltenham 4 This is a great achievement for a small club using only club players especially when you take into account that only Paige is of age.  
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