Central Lancs Ladies Water Polo
Central Lancs Senior Swim
Central Lancs Internediate
League Runners Up
Wigan Sports Awards Club of
the Year Runners Up
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
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
Liverpool & District Mini Polo
Tournamant Runners Up
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No of hits since April 2004:
Swim21 Club Essential Accredited
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GB Water Polo Squad
Hayley Price, Grace Rowland and Lauren Tasker have been selected to
continue in the U/19s squad preparing for the Europeans in Ostia, Rome
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.
Hayley and Grace have been invited to attend the Beacon training sessions
at the MAC.
Liverpool & District 12/Us Water Polo
Manchester & District 12/Us Water
Polo Tournament Winners
The club has achieved Swim21 Club Essential accreditation.
Tyldesley Swimming Club’s 43rd Annual Mini Gala ends in dramatic
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
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
8 year old girl’s results:
25 m backstroke: 1. Madason Lawley 2. Jasmine Higson 3 Rachel
25 m breaststroke: 1. Madason Lawley 2. Jasmine Higson 3. Rachel
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
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
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,
Team: Aaron Atherton, Lucas McNulty, Lee Toone, John Fletcher, Peter
Harrison, Austin Lawley, Mike Toone, Jonathan Stafford, Adam Toone,
Any one interested in playing water polo should contact Paul Costello on
Central Lancs Junior Jubilee
Howe Bridge 91, Radcliffe 104, Bury 110, Tyldesley 112
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,
Tyldesley 2 - 0 Stretford
Goals: Kelsy Evans 2
Tyldesley 4 - 0 St Edwards College
Goals: Kelsy Evans, Kate Flaherty, Adam Little, Lucy Mills
Tyldesley 8 - 0 Liverpool
Goals. Lucy Mills 3, Jessica Robb3,.Kelsy Evans 2
Tyldesley 8 - 3 Warrington
Goals: Kelsy Evans 4, Kate Flaherty 2, Daisy Lear, Lucy Mills
Tyldesley 10 - 1 Chester
Goals:. Kelsy Evans 6, Lucy Mills 2, Kate Flaherty, Adam Little
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