Tough task for U19s

Joseph Bulmer

Barnstaple Swimming Club’s U19 water polo had a tough task against Newton Abbott, with a lack of maximum age players available against the county knock-out cup holders.

Despite holding them to 1-1 in the first quarter, with a Jack Sherbourne goal, they slipped behind in the later stages and were beaten 10-1.

Barnstaple men took a small team to RNAS Culdrose at Torpoint for the final round of the Go For It tournament series.

After losing to Newquay,they drew with the Navy and went on to beat Okehampton and Devonport.

James Gardner was top scorer. Mike Scott, Josh Simpson,Graham Stone, Ollie Guest and Bob Bunney were the other team members.