Otter and Newton Abbot in pole position after Girls' U17 Prelims

Otter and Newton Abbot won all five games of their respective groups to lead qualifiers from the Girls’ U17 Prelims of the Swim England Water Polo National Age Group Championships 2018.

Reigning champions London Otter topped Group A in a bid to make this their fourth win in the last five years.

Otter put in a strong performance with an overall goal difference of 62, defeating Tyldesley, Nova Centurion, Otter Futura and two teams from City of Sheffield.

Also through to the qualification round in March from Group A are Tyldesley, City of Sheffield A and Otter Futura.

Newton Abbot dominate Group B in Liverpool

Group B was dominated by Newton Abbot. Having won the U15 title last October, the Devon outfit carried on momentum into the U17 competition.

The finished the day with an overall goal difference of 65, handing defeats to former champions City of Manchester and City of Liverpool, as well as Cheltenham, Watford and Iceni.

Cheltenham, City of Liverpool and Watford are also through to the next round. Both Cheltenham and City of Liverpool won three matches and lost one while Watford won two and lost three.

Results and Group Table

Click or tap on ‘PDF’ to download a match sheet for each fixture.

Group A Results

Otter7 – 2City of Sheffield APDF
Nova Centurion2 – 3City of Sheffield BPDF
Tyldesley5 – 0Otter FuturaPDF
Otter22 – 0Nova CenturionPDF
City of Sheffield A4 – 7TyldesleyPDF
City of Sheffield B0 – 6Otter FuturaPDF
Nova Centurion1 – 13TyldesleyPDF
Otter12 – 0City of Sheffield BPDF
City of Sheffield A11 – 2Otter FuturaPDF
Otter4 – 1TyldesleyPDF
Nova Centurion2 – 6Otter FuturaPDF
City of Sheffield A14 – 1City of Sheffield BPDF
Otter21 – 1Otter FuturaPDF
City of Sheffield B3 – 10TyldesleyPDF
City of Sheffield A16 – 0Nova CenturionPDF

Group A Table

City of Sheffield A5302306
Otter Futura5203-244
City of Sheffield B5104-372
Nova Centurion5005-550

Group B Results

Watford3 – 11CheltenhamPDF
Iceni1 – 11City of LiverpoolPDF
City of Manchester0 – 24Newton AbbotPDF
Watford4 – 2IceniPDF
Cheltenham19 – 0City of ManchesterPDF
City of Liverpool1 – 8Newton AbbotPDF
Iceni3 – 0City of ManchesterPDF
Watford2 – 5City of LiverpoolPDF
Cheltenham4 – 5Newton AbbotPDF
Watford10 – 2City of ManchesterPDF
Iceni2 – 15Newton AbbotPDF
Cheltenham2 – 2City of LiverpoolPDF
Watford0 – 20Newton AbbotPDF
Cheltenham5 – 2IceniPDF
City of Liverpool7 – 2City of ManchesterPDF

Group B Table

Newton Abbot55006510
City of Liverpool5311117
City of Manchester5005-590