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Water polo taster session at Crown Pools

16:42 31 December 2012

Pictured left to right: Brad Watts, Ben Clarke, Dom Hedgely, and club captain Phil Trett. (Absent, Poppy Mayall)

Pictured left to right: Brad Watts, Ben Clarke, Dom Hedgely, and club captain Phil Trett. (Absent, Poppy Mayall)

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Team Ipswich Water Polo Club is hosting a free taster sessions for people interested in getting involved with the sport.

The session is being held this Sunday, between 6-7.15pm, at Crown Pools and will be headed by ASA-qualified coach Tom Ealham and supported by a qualified lifeguard and volunteers from Ipswich’s first team.

To register, call Phil Trett on 07866246810. More details on www.ipswichwaterpolo.org

Meanwhile, club captain, Trett made the presentations at the club’s junior water polo teams’ awards event.

Winners were presented with new silver cups that have been donated to the club by the Naden family.

In the under-16s category, Ben Clarke was awarded the ‘best player’ honour, while the ‘most improved’ award went to Dom Hedgely.

Brad Watts was named best player for the under-14s team, with Poppy Mayall picking up the ‘most improved’ award.

Ben Clarke was the tournament top scorer in the ASA East Region Water Polo Junior Boys Inter-County Championship 2012, held at Luton in October.

On top of that, he also attended training camps at Millfield School and in Hungary.

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