Watford u16As win at Whitgift

Watford u16As travelled to Whitgift to play Basildon and Chelmsford on Sunday 23rd November.

The first match against Basildon started well,with a quick goal from a man-up.Basildon equalised,but 4 goals from Louis and 2 from William Keegan countered the 3 penalties scored by Basildon and resulted in a 6-4 victory for Watford.

The second match was against Chelmsford.Seven goals from Louis and a penalty by Will Sammons,as well as good defensive work led to a well-earned 8-5 win.

Thanks to coach Edi and the travelling band of supporters.

The squad:Jake Kovaks(GK),Max Kohler(GK),Louis Waloschek,Jonny Walker,Josh Silverbeck,William Keegan,William Sammons,Matt Rosenfeld,Ross Leon

 

U14s play three, win three in London League

Sunday 24th November saw Watford hosting U14London League matches at QE Boys. There were a lot of games to get through – 11! No idea why this was the case, but ours is not to reason why… so it was decided to make each game 4 and a half minutes (actual play) each way. This shorter running time made it more difficult to rotate the squads in the water and more important not to make silly mistakes – as there would be less time to put them right. We had three tough matches to play: against Enfield, Sutton & Cheam, and Basildon. Continue reading

U14s start the London Winter league season as (we hope) they mean to go on.

Thanks to a series of last minute availability issues (including overnight vomiting for one player and a visit to A&E for another) only eight players lined up for the first games of the London Winter League at Whitgift. So every player knew they were going to have to work hard. But all the recent extra fitness and tactical training must be working because they all stepped up their games today. Continue reading

Watford All Stars – the summer league draws to an exciting and successful conclusion

Croydon was once again the venue for our All Stars team to take on four competitor teams as our heroes sought to finish as high as possible in the league.  With only eight players and the last two matches being back to back, this was going to be a tough afternoon of water polo.  As always, our All Stars stepped up to the plate (or jumped in at the deep end!!) to play some fantastic water polo through the course of the afternoon.  Continue reading

Watford Players win bronze at London Youth Games

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Yesterday at the London Youth Games at Crystal Palace – Europe’s largest youth sports event – the Barnet team came third, narrowly missing a place in the final. For Barnet, read Watford. The players are from Watford; Steve Chambers, the coach, is from Watford; the  magnificently efficient Team Manager, *ahem* me, is also from Watford; as were the polo hats.

Team members were Michael Miller (GK), Miranda Carling, Rhiannon Ellis, Lauren Botje, Ollie Nash, Daniel Santosh, Louis Walocheck, Yohann Panthakee, Jonny Walker, Kavi Shah, Joey Gardner-White, Sahil Shah, and Alex Jones.  Continue reading