On Saturday 18th May 2019, at Folkestone Sports Centre, Sevenoaks Water Polo Club took on four Kent Water Polo clubs for the annual Kent Water Polo Festival.
Sevenoaks Water Polo Club competed in the Under 12’a, Under 14s and Under 16’s events. The Kent clubs at the event were Sevenoaks, Hythe, Faversham, Beckenham and Tunbridge Wells Monson.
With only five in the team on the day, the Sevenoaks Waterpolo Under 12’s worked very hard. These young competitors won against Bexley, drew against Beckenham and lost against Hythe. They came away with medals for 2nd position overall.
The Sevenoaks Waterpolo Under 14’s were a solid and cohesive team and achieved 3rd position overall. With a win against Monson and Faversham, and loses against Beckenham and Hythe, they played well and with a great result.
Last on the day were the Under 16s Sevenoaks Waterpolo. who came second in their group and were 4th position overall. They won convincingly against Monson, but played a an exciting and tough game against Hythe and Bexley, with loses against both.
Congratulations to all of the players who competed on the day. Each age group were very strong and worked hard for these great results. Thanks to coach Tom McDonald for supporting and wrangling the teams, while Ben McDonald ran the score keeping for the day. Thank you also to all of the Sevenoaks Water Polo spectators who cheered our teams on and if you bought a raffle ticket on the day. These funds go towards subsidising the Kent Development training and Kent Tournaments.
Well done Sevenoaks Water Polo Club.