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BoA’s last game of the season away to Swansea

BoA finished the season with an away game at Swansea. For 9pm on a Tuesday night, BoA had a surprisingly large squad of 12. Swansea had a full complement of 13. A tough game was envisaged, with Swansea looking to avenge their defeat at BoA earlier this season, and with an all deep pool for… Read More »

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BRADFORD KO WIN IS A FAMILY AFFAIR!

Bradford on Avon senor men’s water polo team should consider adopting a new name – BANCROFT on Avon! Members of the Bancroft family – James and his sons Edward, aged 16, and 14-year-old Michael – have all played regularly in the Bristol & West League for the first time this season. And a very special… Read More »

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Taunton get their first victory after squad boost

After last Sunday’s victory over Devonport Royals, Weston faced Taunton Deane for the first time in the Bristol and West Water Polo League Division 1, having travelled the relatively short distance to the county’s capital. Taunton have recently been boosted by a number of new signings from Devon, Andy Barry, former Newton Abbot and Exeter… Read More »

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Weston beat Devonport

Weston Water Polo had a welcome win when they played Devonport Royals of Plymouth, at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre at the weekend. On paper Devonport looked to be the stronger side with several key players missing from the home side, including their Dutch keeper, Danny Jacobs. However, he was replaced in goal by former Navy… Read More »

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David and Goliath in the water?

Wednesday evening saw and encounter in Round One of the BWWPL Knockout President’s Cup between City of Newport, presently second in the Premier Division and who have recently gained re-admittance to the British Water Polo League and Division 2’s South Gloucester, presently in the bottom half of the Division, and have recently lost to Bradford-on-Avon… Read More »

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Barbarians annihilate Taunton

Thursday evening’s second match in Hengrove saw Barbarians taking on Taunton Men in Division 1 of the BWWPL. Taunton admitted that they were fielding an under strength side, missing three of their best players, but all credit to Taunton, they still turned out to fulfil the fixture as planned. Barbarians took the opportunity to play… Read More »

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CoB Junior Bs buzz all over Taunton

Thursdays first match was between CoB Junior B’s and Taunton Juniors. Last season, what is now the Junior A team, thrashed an undermanned Taunton team 24 -5.  The Junior A team have now moved on to League 1 and so it was down to the Junior B’s to take an older and more complete Taunton… Read More »

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Frome sink the Seasiders

In a closely fought match played at Frome Leisure Centre, Frome got the upper hand over visitors Weston-super-Mare in this senior Division 1 game. Frome, who had a much stronger side compared with last week’s game against Barbarians, which they lost 10-14 to face their fellow Somerset rivals, and they opened the scoring through Chris… Read More »

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Funeral of Ian Burnham

Ian Burnham’s funeral will be Tuesday 28th May 11.45 at Westerleigh Crematorium BS37 8QP and then at Kendleshire Golf Club, Henfield Bristol BS36 2UY.

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