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Who are this year’s Champions?

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We have added the names of all the trophy winners for the Junior and Open Championships.

Abbey Jackson (Crawley) heads the girls with 10 Championships across both Junior and Open categories. Dominic Polling (Brighton) leads the men with 4 Open Championships and Joe Golding (Hailsham) will be taking home 4 Junior Championship Trophies.

Our 28 Champions for 2017/2018 come from nine clubs.

You can see all the names on the Champions page

Trophies will be presented on June 17 at Dorothy String School in Brighton.

Marlins top relay points

Mid Sussex Marlins (MSM) topped the Sussex relay gala points table on 29 January with a tally of 84 points and a comprehensive of lead over Shiverers and Crawley who both came in with 75 points.

The gala also saw records tumble with 6 new standards being set during the day.

MSM set two new records for the boys 12/13yrs Free and Medley 4x50m events. Atlantis set new times for the Girls 12/13yrs Free and Medley 4x50m events and Shiverers set new records both of the girls 10/11yrs Medley and Free 4x50m events.

The full results are now available.

Silver success for Sussex U14’s team

 

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Our 14yrs water polo team, coached by Alastair Roberts and Steve Bond, took silver at the South East Region Inter-county Tournament on 13 November.

The squad were (left to right) – Owen Peel (captain), Mattie Smith, Oli Hodges, Owen Street, Josh Coulson, Jamie Bond, Grace Byford, Charlie Elwell-Sutton, Caitlin Silk, Charlie Trumble, William Gracie-Langrick. (picture courtesy of Jacqui Peel)

On paper this was one of the most competitive squads Susses has fielded but a closure of the M23 meant that we started the tournament against Essex with a depleted team. Continue reading

Team Sussex success

img_0187-1Sussex swimmers gave a storming performance to take us back into Division 1 of the County Team Championships.

At the half way point of the competition, Team Sussex were in third place. Midway through the second session they dropped back into fourth place and it was a nail biting few races before we pulled far enough away from Worcestershire in fifth place to give us near certain promotion.

In the final event we were in the first heat and in second place to Scotland West – then the announcement of our disqualification.

Fortunately our team had put in enough work in the earlier events and had a big enough cushion that, even without any point for the race, we held our fourth place and can look forward to racing in the top group next year.

Fantastic effort from everyone and thanks also to our team of coaches, managers and officials who helped to make the weekend and competition so successful.