England’s men began the defence of their Home Nations title with a powerful 23-5 (3-1, 8-1, 6-2, 6-1) victory over Wales
Nick Hume’s squad dominated throughout, winning all four quarters, and will be back in action this evening when they face Ireland, 7pm start.
Against Wales, Jordan Elliot was formidable in attack, top scoring with a six-goal haul, while there were hat-tricks for James Salt, John Pratt and Tom Hunt.
Dan Atkinson, Kamz Powell and Ryan Symington all fired in twice, and Aaron Winstanley and Fraser Duguid with one each completed the scoring.
England’s senior men moved a step closer to retaining their Home Nations title after winning a fierce battle with Ireland 13-10 (5-1, 2-2, 3-4, 3-3) on Saturday evening.
A strong start from Nick Hume’s squad put them firmly in control of the game, and despite the hosts fighting back in the third, England were able to close the game out and secure the victory.
John Pratt led the scoring with four goals, Tom Hunt and Kamz Powell both bagged hat-tricks, while Jordan Elliot (1), Aaron Winstanley (1) and James Salt (1) also fired home.
CHAMPIONS! England’s senior men retain the Home Nations trophy after beating Scotland 11-6 (6-2, 1-2, 4-2, 0-0) on Sunday
Three wins from three in Dublin for Nick Hume’s squad. Congratulations to all the players and coaching staff
Jordan Elliot led the scoring against Scotland with four goals, while John Pratt hit a hat-trick, Kamz Powell bagged two, and James Salt and Frazer Duguid both fired in once.
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October was another busy month as the British Water Polo League swung into full action. Also this month four of our clubs have been competing in the LEN Challenger Cup after qualifying for the event given their ranking in the BWPL Super Five competition. City of Manchester women’s team headed out to Novi Sad in Serbia to compete in the initial round of the Challenger Cup. They faced high quality opposition playing against the local Serbian team,