The draw for the 2016 British Water polo Championship has been announced.
The competition which will be held at the G1 Leisure Centre in Gloucester on 14th & 15th May sees the top 4 teams from the 2015 /2016 BWPL league play off in a semi final & final format to be crowned the 2016 British Champions. Otter go into the competition ranked 2nd behind City of Liverpool (1st), with Coventry (3rd) & Caledonia stepping in to replace Manchester in 4th place.
Otter will be aiming to overcome 3rd ranked Coventry in Saturdays semi final as they did at the Championships in 2014. Results between the two teams have been split this season with Otter winning 11-8, Coventry winning 9-5 & a 9all draw. The winner will progress to the final where they will face the winner of the Liverpool vs Caledonia semi.
Game times are: Saturday 14th May 14:30pm Otter v Coventry, 7pm Liverpool vs Caledonia. Sunday 15th May 9:30am Ladies Bronze Medal Match, 12:30pm Mens Gold Medal Match.
The Otter team for the competition is: Tracey Allen (goal keeper), Brooke Tafazolli (Vice captain), Claudia Ferrone, Holly Campbell, Izzy Dean, Kathy Rogers, Lex Higlett, Lilly Turner, Lizzie Dunn, Mhari Nurthen, Peggy Etiebet (Captain) & Rebecca Mulcahy