Having being knocked out of the trophy round, an unexpected dropout in the Plate round saw the ladies invited to take part in the SUWP finals in Cardiff, and managed to put together a super-keen team with just 24 hours notice. The 1st match found Southampton Ladies facing Warwick. Due to the lack of notice we were given, the Southampton team was comprised of fewer 1st team … Continue reading Ladies’ 1st SUWP Finals 03/12/2011
Southampton Ladies travelled up to Bristol, in the hope of qualifying for the final SUWP trophy round. Bristol has been well known this season for having well organised tactics and this has reflected in their match performance. With this knowledge Southampton stayed alert and vigilant to Bristol’s tactics, picking up their style of play and adapting well. Bristol maintained a narrow lead throughout most of … Continue reading Ladies’ 1st vs Bristol 29/11/2011
On Saturday both our women’s and men’s teams had a full day of games for the SUWP finals. In total each team played three games. The men’s team competed against the three university finalists, trying to win the SUWP Trophy. The first game for our men’s team was against Loughborough, a team who can play very strongly in both attack and defence. The greatest problem … Continue reading Men’s 1st SUWP Finals 03/12/2011
The SUWP group stages are now complete and both the mens and womens 1st teams have made it through to the play offs for the trophy competition! After the mens team suffered the disappointment of losing narrowly to Plymouth on Wednesday it was thought that the SUWP journey was over as the team will finish 2nd in the group. Similarly, having previously lost to Bath … Continue reading A round up of the SUWP group stages!
Both 1st teams are playing in the first ever SUWP tournament this year. Teams from all over the South of England (and Wales!) are competing. Visit the SUWP website to find results, tables, top scorers, top majors etcetc. The wins from both teams at Exeter have put Southampton in a great position but there are still 2 group games to go before the finals day. … Continue reading Keep up to date with how the teams are doing in the Southern Universities Water Polo League!