Congratulations to all the swimmers who took part in the first round of this season’s Points Score competition on Sunday evening.
Particular congratulations to those swimmers who have achieved promotions – PointsScorePromotions15Oct17
As a reminder of what Points Score is all about, the rules can be found here
BlogOct 18th, 2017
Stretford Swimming Team stormed to a fantastic result in the first round of the National Arena Swimming League in Darwen on Saturday.
The team all swam brilliantly to win the Division 2 tie by almost 50 points.
The final result was:
Lancaster City 175
Chorley Marlins 165
Blackpool B 148
Head Coach Tom Pope was delighted with the result saying on Twitter (@TommyP_Coach): “So proud of how well everyone did! The ‘best performance in the last 13 years from SASC’ was the quote of the night!”
The league table – which makes nice reading! – can be found here
The Round 2 draw can be found here
BlogOct 15th, 2017
Stretford secured the Top Club award and a host of medals at the Greater Manchester Autumn Meet after another day of excellent performances on Saturday (7 October).
As well as 65% of races seeing swimmers beat their entry times, the team bagged a grand total of 18 gold medals, 12 silvers and 13 bronzes during the three-day meet at Wigan Life Centre against clubs from around the Greater Manchester area.
Reuben Rowbotham-Keating added to the team success by taking the Top Junior Award thanks to securing eight gold medals and six silvers.
Other medallists were Jake Christon (4G, 2S, 3B), Erin Hoyland (1G, 1S, 2B), Chiara Tommasello (2G), Kaitlyn Crosby (1G 2B), Lewis Crosby (1G 2S 1B), Luca Tommasello (1G 1S), Hannah Wang (2B), Grace Rowbotham-Keating (2B) and Ciaran Conway (2B).
Well done to everyone.
Results from the Sept 30/Oct 1 weekend can be found here.
BlogOct 9th, 2017
The swimming team had a great weekend at the GM Autumn Meet at the Wigan Life Centre.
Out of 127 swims, 87 resulted in swimmers beating their entry times. Several swimmers secured qualifying teams for the Lancashire County Championships and the North West Regional Championships. There were 10 gold medals, 10 silvers and 11 bronzes.
The team returns to Wigan on Saturday for the final day of the meet.
BlogOct 3rd, 2017
Stretford water polo teams have continued their excellent form this season.
The U12s, who play in the Bolton and District league, have played 10, won nine and lost one, putting them top of the table.
In the last week they have enjoyed victories against Tyldsley away (15-7) and Warrington at home (28-5).
BlogOct 3rd, 2017
The team put in a great performance in the M&D Programme A Final held a the Jason Kenny Centre in Bolton on Saturday 23 September.
The Girls’ Team finished an excellent joint second and the Boys’ Team (despite only having one 11-year-old and having to forfeit two relays) finished fourth. The overall standings saw Stretford finish fourth, only two points off third place.
- Trafford Met 175
- Glossop 161
- Horwich 155
- STRETFORD 153
- Bolton 146
- Worsley 143
- Bury & Elton 88
BlogSep 26th, 2017