Meet The Team - Frankie Snell

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Frankie Snell

D.O.B.

28.03.1987

Born

Auckland, New Zealand

Team/Club

West London Penguin

Position

Centre Back

Coach

Szilveszter Fekete

Olympic History

Debut

Did you know?

  • Frankie lives with fellow British and Team GB players Rosie Morris and Chloe Wilcox in Manchester.
  • She worked in the research office at Manchester University until April 2012 when she finished to focus full-time on water polo in the run-up to the Games.
  • She loves travelling and says her favourite travel experience was a sailing trip around the Croatian coast.

Frankie's Career

Having played for West London Penguin since 2007, Frankie broke in to the senior set-up in 2009, immediately impressing with her performances at centre back. She played in World League qualifiers in 2010 (in which the Brits beat current European champions Italy) and 2011 (in which they beat current world champions Greece) as well as helping the Brits to a seventh place finish at the 2011 World University Games. Frankie finished joint top British scorer with seven goals at this year's European Championships, including four goals in their victorious seventh place playoff against Germany.

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