Entries by David Parry

Under 16’s Inter Regional Water Polo Runners Up

The team representing the Swim England North East Region finished runners up at the Inter Regional Water Polo Championships for under 16 year olds. With some of the fixtures from the first date of the competition having to be rescheduled from the 1st July, as a result of problems with the facility. The remaining fixtures were […]

BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award

The BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award is expanding its search to recognise those who devote their free time to help people in grass-roots activity and sports. Now in its 15th year, the age-range limits have changed so you can now nominate volunteers aged from 16 upwards. The BBC wants to find the most inspiring […]

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Success at World Master Diving Championships

As the elite international divers and swimmers left Budapest following their respective World Championships earlier this month, a swathe of new diving talent arrived in the city for the World. Masters Championships including a fine team of seven divers drawn from the Sheffield Diving and Maltby Diving Clubs. After a brilliant set of performances the […]

Yorkshire Coaches Conference 2017

Coaches from clubs across the Swim England North East Region and beyond attended the Yorkshire Coaches conference on Sunday 10th September at Leeds Beckett University. Those in attendance had some very educational, informative and entertaining sessions during the course of the day. Jon Rudd led several of the sessions. Jon is currently Swim Ireland’s National […]

Swim England National Summer Meet (50m) 2017

Full details of the Swim England National Summer Meet (50) taking place at Ponds Forge, Sheffield from the 2nd to the 6th of August, are available by clicking here. This includes live streaming , heats and results information. Day 1 Review – 2nd August Plenty of Swim England North East swimmers participated in the morning heats […]

Swim England North East Region Talent Camp

10th July 2017 The first of three swimming camps, which form part of the Regional Performance Programme, took place at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on Sunday 9th July. The camps will engage with 36 athletes in the 12 year old age group where age is defined as at 31st December 2017. The camps provide an opportunity […]

Swim England Diving NAG Championships 2017

10th July 2017 There was plenty of success for divers from the Swim England North East Region at the national age group championships held between the 6th – 9th July at Ponds Forge Sheffield. Those divers who had podium success were: Maisie Bond, City of Sheffield, Girls D 1m, First Jenna Davison, City of Sheffield, […]

More Success at European Junior Swimming Championships

3rd July 2017 More success has followed at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Netanya, Israel. Layla Black from City of Leeds took gold in the 200m Breaststroke with a time of 2:27.31 North East swimmers Lily Boseley, from City of Sheffield, and Clara Schlosshan, from City of Leeds, helped the GB quartet to come […]

Diving Success at European Juniors

3rd July 2017 City of Leeds divers Phoebe Banks and Ruby Bower claimed a well-deserved European Junior silver medal with a strong finish on the third day’s action in Bergen, Norway. The pair lay outside of the medals in the Platform Synchro with two dives to go but forced their way onto the podium with […]

Water Polo Referees Course

26th June 2017 The face to face teaching dates for this course will take place at Maltby Leisure Centre, Rotherham on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 2017. The times are 11am to 5pm on the Saturday and 11am to 3pm on the Sunday. The gain the qualification, candidates will need to complete the practical […]

Bower and Banks land shock 10m Synchro gold at Europeans

15th June 2017 Ruby Bower and Phoebe Banks captured a shock 10m Synchro gold at the 2017 European Diving Championships in Kiev. The City of Leeds pair scored 299.19 for their five dives to finish 2.19 points clear of Russia in silver. Bower, 17 and Banks, 16, are both making their European debuts in Ukraine, […]

Coach Development Workshop – Doncaster

6th June 2017 Coaches from across the Doncaster network of clubs attended a coach education workshop at Dearne Valley Leisure Centre which was delivered by Fred Furniss, Swim England’s Talent Officer. The workshop covered the areas of Developing Breast Stroke, Starts and Turns. Fourteen coaches from seven clubs and Doncaster and Culture Leisure Trust operator […]