Junior water polo athletes ready for squad selections
10 January 2014
More than 400 youngsters will descend on Cardiff over the coming weekend with the aim of being selected as part of the British Water Polo Development programme.
Players will be looking to make it onto the British Gas GBR Water Polo teams for the coming year.
Click here to find out more about the British Junior Water Polo teams.There are three teams that will be selected: Under 14, Under 15 and Under 17 years.
The selected squads will have five further weekend camps in Cardiff, once a month through to June, and all squads will make international tours this season.
The British Under 19 programme will not form part of the National Talent weekends in Cardiff but will have bespoke activity as they, both male and female, head into their respective European events.
"It's so pleasing to see the interest and desire of the youngsters to want to be part of British Water Polo," - Norman LeightonCommenting on the selection activity, Talent Delivery Officer Norman Leighton said “This is a great number for youngsters coming to selection.
“It is so pleasing to see the interest and desire of the youngsters to want to be part of British Water Polo. We are looking forward to seeing their abilities in Cardiff.
"I would also like to thank the parents and family members, who help support their children in the endeavours, as British Water Polo recognises the commitment they also make.”