Trophy victory for county

PUBLISHED: 07:28 29 May 2006 | UPDATED: 09:21 24 May 2010

A SOMERSET water polo team, that included many Weston youngsters, scored an historic victory in the Academy Age Group inter-county event held at Bristol University.

A SOMERSET water polo team, that included many Weston youngsters, scored an historic victory in the Academy Age Group inter-county event held at Bristol University.They secured the W J Hill Trophy which Somerset have never won, with victories over Gloucester 20-5 and Devon 15-3. Gloucester got the runners-up spot, beating Devon 8-7.Weston senior captain, Greg Harper, a former Gloucester player, coached the Somerset team who comprised Justine Beardon, David Beardon, Stuart Fennell (captain), Tom Goff, Matthew Morgan, Matthew Ingram, Stephen Jones, and Chris Walsh, all of Weston, Ross Merritt and Chris Hodges (Wincanton).Man of the Tournament was Weston's Matthew Morgan.

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