Tyldesley Swimming and Water Polo Club


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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 Jodie Gittens Swim North West 200m Freestyle Champion Bolton and District Senior Water Polo League Runners Up Manchester & District 12s Water Polo Tournament Winners Manchester & District 14s League Runners Up Tyldesley S&WPC U15’s Water Polo Tournament Runners Up Bolton and District 12/Us Water Polo League Runners Up
Wigan Development Gala Tyldesley had 14 swimmers competing in the Borough – Wigan Development Gala at Wigan Life Centre and a number of the swimmers were competing for the very first time. Alex Hornby achieved 3 Gold Medals in the 10 year 50 Backstroke; 50m Freestyle and 50m Butterfly. Lexie Poole achieved a 2 Gold Medals in the 10 year 50m Backstroke; 50m Freestyle; a Bronze Medal in the 50m Butterfly and 8th place in the 50m Breaststroke. Teammate Sophie Watson achieved 4 Bronze Medals in the 50m Backstroke; 50m Breaststroke; 50m Freestyle and 50m Butterfly. 9 year old Lucy Blenkinship achieved a Bronze medal in the 50m Breaststroke, 5th place in the 50m Freestyle and 6th place in the 50m Butterfly, whilst 9 year old Ben Appleton achieved a Bronze Medal in the 50m Breaststrok, 4th place in the 50m Backstroke and 50m Freestyle and 5th place in the 50m Butterfly. Click here for full results.
British Water Polo League
The ladies water polo team received two defeats in the 2nd weekend of the Womens Championship 1. Tyldesley 3 - Ennglish Roses Masters 11 Caledonia 15 - Tyldesley 6 Hucknall 10 - Tyldesley 6 Liverpool Liverbirds 14 - Tyldesley 10 Tyldesley 8 -  Otter Lutra 11 In the second weekend of the Mens Championship 4 Tyldesley were unlucky not to maintain there 100% record losing two of their matches by just 1 goal and drawing a third. Results to date: Tyldesley 10 - Caledonia Storm 10 Tyldesley 16 - Coventry 17 Tyldesley 13 - Sheffield Marlins 14 Tyldesley 18 - Invicta Marlins 11 Tyldesley 14 - Watford Saxons 11 The team are currently in 4th place with two matches left to play. Addison Brown is the second highest goalscorer with 19 goals.
2018 Achievements Swim Nothwest U13s Water Polo Tournament Runners Up
Lancashire County WPSA Age Groups & Championships At the Lancashire County WPSA Age Groups & Championships the club had four swimmers competing. Madeleine Bailey had a fantastic swim in the Girls 13 years 200m Breaststroke where she was crowned champion winning the Gold Medal. Madeleine also won the Silver medal in the 100m Breaststroke, finished 4th in the 50m Breaststroke in another PB and achieved a PB in the 200m IM and 200m Backstroke. Jodie Gittins was crowned champion in the 200m Freestyle, won the Silver medal in the 16 years 100m Freestyle in a new PB time, bronze medal in the 50m Freestyle & 100m Butterfly and 5th place in the 50m Butterfly. In the 14 year girls Rachel Hornby won the bronze medal in the 200m Butterfly in a PB time finished in 4th place in the 400m IM and 200m Breaststroke; 5th in the 200m IM and 100M Breaststroke, 6th place in the 800m Freestyle, 9th in the 100m Butterfly and a PB in the 200m Freestyle.  Also in the 14 year girls Daisy Poole finished 9th in the 200m Butterfly in a PB time and achieved PB’s in the 200m IM, 100m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly and 200m Freestyle.
Jodie Gittens Jodie Gittins has been successful in receiving funding from the Believe Talent Athlete Fund for athletes living in Wigan Borough. Jodie received this funding for her success with her swimming in 2017
Swim NorthWest U14s Water Polo Tournament
Back row: Macauley Harrison (coach), Paddy McCann, Izzy Robb, James Blenkinship, Rio Hplbrook, Front row: Joseph Colligs, Kian Kniveton, Finlay Waite, Elijah Wright and Thomas Howarth. The team were silver medallists in the tournament.
Boys U18s Inter-Regional Water Polo Championships
Tom Swain, Joshua Dunkerley, Niall Clay and Harry Dunkerley represented NorthWest Ravens in the Boys U18s Inter-Regional Division 2 Water Polo Championships. The team won the bronze medal.
Girls U18s Inter Regional Water Polo Championships
Tyldesley girls Jessica Robb, Kelsey Evans, Kate Rowland, Annie Holt and Lucy Mills with the Inter Region Divivion 1 trophy.  The girls were part of the NorthWest Thunder Team which won the championship. Annie Holt was the most valued goal keeper. Eva Howarth and Holly Toone represented NorthWest Lightning in Division 2.  Holly Toone was the Most Valued Player.
U17 Girls National Age Group Championships Tyldesley girls water polo team finished 2nd in Group A of the U17 Girls National  Age Groups Preliminary round winning 4 out of 5 games. Results: Tyldesley 5 v Otter Futura 0 City of Sheffield A 4 - Tyldesley 7 Nova Centurian 1 - Tyldesley 13 Otter 4 - Tyldesley 1 City of Sheffield B 3 - Tyldesley 7 The top four teams from Groups A and B go through to the Qualification round in March, Well done girls and good luck in the next round.
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