EVENT: ESSA Trip to SZENTES, HUNGARY
DATES: 22-27th October 2019
Staff (Boys team):
Team Manager: Colin Walsh
Head Coach: Andy McGinty
Assistant Coach: Dan Paddon
Preparation – via the Swim England National Academy camps. 2 camps held between selection and travelling out, as with the girls this is the beginning g of a 3-year programme for the 2003 boys’ squad and an excellent opportunity provided by ESSA to play good quality international opposition.
Match 1 – Szentes 13–9 ESSA
Match 2 – ESSA 16-2 Locatelli Club
Match 3 – ESSA 8-10 Czech Republic
Match 4 – Odessa 15-12 ESSA
Match 5 – Czech Rep. 6-9 ESSA
Final Position ESSA – Bronze Medal.
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August is traditionally a quiet month on the domestic competition front as teams enjoy some downtime in advance of the start of the BWPL in September. It is great to see that many teams have been on tour. Six players from Newton Abbot were invited on a trip to Ter Apel in the Netherlands to play in the 53rd Zepta Water Polo tournament with Devonport Royal. Over the weekend the girls played in a number of matches with the Devonport Dragons coming first place in their group,