England U17 2005 men’s junior Results EU Nations Brno CZE Oct 2021

Game 1

England’s 2005s have started their EU Nations campaign with a battling 15-10 (6-2, 2-3, 3-2, 4-3) defeat to Slovakia. Despite the loss, England improved as the game progressed and lots of positives to build on for the rest of the tournament
Scorers: Will Thompson (4), Ryan-Jay Griffiths (2), Ben Alderson (1), Cayden Down (1), George Barnicle (1) & James Coleman (1).

Game 2

England’s 2005s have lost their second match at the EU Nations U17 Water Polo Tournament to Austria 7-15 (1-2, 2-2, 1-3, 3-8). Another battling performance from John Spicer’s young team with Austria only managing to pull away in the final stages.

Game 3

England’s 2005s have lost their third match at the EU Nations U17 Water Polo Tournament to Lithuania 16-11 (5-2, 3-3, 4-3, 4-3). Our scorers: Aaron Downer (2), Arish Patel (2), Henry Jackson (1), Ryan-Jay Griffiths (1), Ryan James (2) & James Coleman (3).
The result means England finish fourth in Group B and will now face Switzerland in the crossovers

Game 4

England lost their first crossover match 21-6 (10-0, 2-2, 5-2, 4-2) against Switzerland.

Game 5

England’s 2005s secured a 16-9 (6-3, 4-0, 3-3, 3-3) victory over Scotland in their final match at the EU Nations U17 Water Polo Tournament. A great performance to wrap-up their time in the Czech Republic, which has been a great learning experience with the team playing against older opposition.
Scorers: Will Thompson (4), Thomas Davis (3), Henry Jackson (3), Arish Patel (2), Ben Alderson (1), Ryan-Jay Griffiths (1), Ryan James (1) & James Coleman (1).
Final standings:
1st: South Africa
2nd: Czech Republic
3rd: Slovakia
4th: Lithuania
5th: Switzerland
6th: Austria
7th: England
8th: Scotland
Thanks to the organisers for putting on such a great competition, and thanks for all the brilliant support here in Brno and back home


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