This Sunday our U13’s & U15’s are back in London League action at two different venues.
Our Men’s team advanced to the quarterfinals stage of this season’s Referee’s Cup after overcoming an 18 goal deficit as they beat Eastern Otter 30-5 on the night.
Our Men’s 2ndteam recorded their second home win of the campaign to move into second spot in the London League Div One table..
Our U13’s B team have a mixed set of results in their latest round of London League Div To action at QE Boys School on Sunday afternoon.
Today at QE Boys School from 4.00pm our U13’s B side are back in Div Two action of the London League.
Everything a wrestling or boxing fan could have hoped for was on show at Whitgift on Monday night. It’s just a shame the Watford 2nd team travelled down to Croydon to play water polo!
Sunday’s opening round of London League U15’s & Ladies matches produced a mixed bag of results for all three teams.
On Sunday afternoon we have both our A & B U15’s sides in London League action along with our Ladies side as each team starts their respective 2018 campaigns.
This weekend coming two of Watford’s 1st team players will be representing their countries at the EU Nations tournament to be held in Prague, Czech Republic between the 18th & 20th May.
Goaile Peter Pickford will be part of the England team & Centre Forward Ciaran Walshe will be part of the Ireland team. Goran Sablic another member of Watford’s British water Polo team will be coaching the Ireland side at this year’s event.
Ten countries will compete for the Gold medal in Sunday’s final, split into two groups of five.
England in Group B will play four matches and open against Switzerland on Friday morning (11.00am) before facing host Nation Czech Republic in the evening (17.45pm). Saturday morning the team then play Lithuania (11.30am) before finishing against Denmark on Saturday evening (17.45pm).
Under the tournaments rules England will need to finish top of their Group if they are to compete for the Gold medal on Sunday.
Ireland in Group A will also play four matches & open against Belguim on Friday (10.15am) and then face Singapore (19.00pm) who thought Singapore was in the EU only in sport can Nations be drawn together in such a way.
On Saturday Ireland then play Wales (10.15am) and then South Africa (15.15pm) another lesser known EU Nation!!
On Sunday games will be played based on each teams group finish and the day starts with each fifth-place team facing off against each other to decide ninth/Tenth places. Then it’s the turn of the fourth placed teams and so on until the first-place teams in each group play off for that Gold medal from 14.20pm.
The England squad named for the Prague EU Nations is as follows:-
Matt Holland, Dylan Green, Peter Pickford, Dan Paddon, Aaron Winstanley, Chris Armstrong, Ciaran James, Jack Waller, Tom Curwen, Jake Vincent, Rob Parker (Captain), Jordan Elliot, Joel Leighton, Joel Abbott, Ryan Padbury.
The Men’s 2nd team started their London League Div One campaign with a win over Avondale at Woodside last Sunday evening.