Caledonia cruise into national water polo finals10/04/2018
Caledonia cruised into the Swim England Water Polo National Age Group Championships Finals weekend with a 100 per cent record in the boys U19 qualifiers
They were the only side to win all three games as the four semi-finalists were confirmed at the GL1 Leisure Centre in Gloucester.
Caledonia defeated Cheltenham 23-6, Watford 13-9 and City of Manchester 18-10 to win Group B.
City of Manchester took the runners-up spot after beating Watford 8-7 and Cheltenham 26-0 in their other two group games.
Sedgefield take top spot in Group A
In Group A, defending champions Sedgefield took the top spot after winning two and drawing one of their three matches.
They opened up their campaign with an 11-11 draw with Sheffield, who also won their other group matches to take second place in the group.
Sedgefield then defeated Newton Abbot 31-4 and Croydon 20-5.
City of Sheffield ended with a goal difference of 30 after beating Croydon 24-13 and Newton Abbot 23-4.
Having beaten third-placed Croydon by a wider margin, Sedgefield finished top of the group.
Qualification Round Results and Group Table
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Group A Results
|Croydon||11 – 6||Newton Abbot|
|City of Sheffield||11 – 11||Sedgefield|
|Croydon||13 – 24||City of Sheffield|
|Newton Abbot||4 – 31||Sedgefield|
|Croydon||5 – 20||Sedgefield|
|Newton Abbot||4 – 23||City of Sheffield|
Group A Table
|City of Sheffield||3||2||1||0||30||5|
Group B Results
|City of Manchester||8 – 7||Watford|
|Cheltenham||6 – 23||Caledonia|
|City of Manchester||26 – 0||Cheltenham|
|Watford||9 – 13||Caledonia|
|City of Manchester||10 – 18||Caledonia|
|Watford||17 – 10||Cheltenham|
Group B Table
|City of Manchester||3||2||0||1||19||4|