Two members of the club, Matty Alderson and James Moore, was part of the winning North West Tigers team in this years under 16 boys Inter Region Competition which took place at Milfiled School. The two lads were also joined by coach Zak Sly, Team Manager Liz Norman, and Tournament Director Mike Hesketh.
North West Tigers beat South West to claim the 2016 ASA Boys’ U16 Inter Regional title. South West who were competing in their home pool at Millfield, pushed the Tigers close, having gone unbeaten on their route to the final.
But the North West side ultimately closed out a 9-8 win to lift the title and complete a perfect record of seven victories from seven matches over the weekend.
The Tigers had impressed in the group stage, hitting double figures in three games as they topped Group A.
They met London Sharks in the semi-final stage, a repeat of the 2014 final in which they lost on penalties. But there was no heartache for the Tigers on this occasion, with Matthew Kendall scoring nine in a 13-11 win.
The final proved a tighter affair with the scores level at the end of the first (2-2), second (4-4) and third (6-6) quarters. Three goals in the space of two minutes saw the Tigers establish breathing room in the final quarter. And while South West recovered two goals in the final minutes, the Tigers held on to secure the win.
Full report and results can be found on the WATR POLO HUB