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Success for Leigh St. Mary’s in ESSA Water Polo Preliminaries

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Leigh St Mary’s and Manchester High School for Girls qualify for English Schools girl’s Under 16’s Water Polo Finals at Oundle on 12th March.

St Mary’s and Manchester Under 18’s girls have already qualified for the National Finals in the Under 18’s competition on the same day

The competition was held at the Pelican Centre , Tyldesley with some very close and exciting games

Both teams finished undefeated after their 3 games Manchester won 2 games and drew against St Mary's

St Marys drew and won their other games to qualify in second place



Game 1

St Mary's 5 Kings 1

Game 2

Manchester 4 Kesteven & Grantham 3

Game 3

St Mary's 3 Manchester 3

Game 4

King's 1 Kesteven Grantham 8

Game 5

Manchester 7  King's 0

Game 6

St Mary's 4  Kesteven Grantham 4


Top goalscorer   Stephanie Whittaker St Mary's 8 goals

The tournament was supported by Swim North West and the Pelican Centre.