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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