Winning start for the Seasiders

WATER POLO - Bristol Harlequins 10 Weston Polo 18 - WESTON travelled to Kingswood Leisure Centre for their first league match of the new Bristol and West season.

Bristol Harlequins 10

Weston Polo 18

WESTON travelled to Kingswood Leisure Centre for their first league match of the new Bristol and West season.

The first quarter was tight with both teams playing strong possession games and Etchells, Vincent, Rhian and Maloney looked strong and organised in defence and it ended 2-1 in Weston's favour, both goals coming from Liam.


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In the second quarter, Weston started playing with more aggression and guile, scoring eight goals to Bristol's two. Goals came from Watkins (2), Liam Coles, Sean Coles (4) and captain Matt Vincent.

Farrence was unlucky not to score in this quarter and had a couple of opportunities, but could not find the back of the net.

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Bristol came back at Weston in the third quarter, but only managed to score three times due to some fine saves form keeper Simmonds. Goals for Weston came from Vincent, Edwards and Liam Coles giving Weston a 13-6 lead.

Weston scored a further five goals through Watkins, Liam Coles, Sean Coles (2) and Edwards to Bristol's four.

The man of the match award sponsored by the Woolpack went to Liam Coles.

Bristol Harlequins Juniors 20

Weston Polo Juniors 7

WESTON Junior section was also in action in their first league game of the campaign.

Weston had a full, but inexperienced, squad and this showed against the bigger and more organised attack of Bristol.

There were many fine performances and the training the juniors are getting under veteran coach Mike Coles is paying off.

Goals came from captain Gahame (4), Reynolds and Hillman (2).

Team: T Simpson, K Davies, M Reynolds, H Reynolds, L Penn, E Gullick, C Bradley, K Watkins, A Gahame, W Hillman, E Hillman.

Training is on Thursdays at 9pm for seniors and Sundays at 6pm for all. New players welcome, for more information please visit www.weston-super-mare-swimming-club.co.uk

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