2017-06-20 18:21

Results from the Cumbernauld Summer Open & Age group meet are now uploaded to the gala info page for reference.

Many thanks
Gala Team

 

2017-06-16 08:18
For all those that are waiting patiently on their club kit order with Zeon the order will be delivered to me by the end of this month. They are just waiting on board shorts to come in and the order will be dispatched as soon as they arrive. I will be in touch as soon as the order arrives. Loraine

 

2017-06-14 22:39

Reminder that our Club Grand Prix is this Saturday June 17th at the University


The Club Grand Prix is an opportunity for all Stirling swimmers from Junior Development, Development, Potential, Junior Performance, Club and Disability to challenge themselves and fine tune their racing skills in a fun competitive environment.

All swimmers should be poolside at 7.50am. There will be a pool warm up 8-8.20am with racing starting at 8.20am.

The order of events for the Grand Prix will be:

Event 1 - 100m Backstroke (Development, Potential, Junior Performance, Disability, Club)

Event 2 - 50m Freestyle (Junior Development)

Event 3 - 50m Butterfly (Development, Potential, Junior Performance, Disability, Club)
Event 4 - 50m Backstroke (Junior Development)
Event 5 - 50m Frontcrawl Kick (Development, Potential, Junior Performance, Disability, Club)
We need some help: In order for this event to run smoothly, help is needed with timekeeping and judging (qualified or not)  Please email Sheen McCall at sheenamccall@aol.com if you can help out.
Thank you,
Stuart

 

 

 

2017-06-12 16:28

At the NSA on Sunday evening, Stirling retained the West Cup where, in front of a large and enthusiastic support, they defeated Western Baths 20-18 in an extremely competitive and exciting game.

The West Cup is the oldest Water Polo Trophy still to be actively played for in the world dating from 1886 and is fought for by the Senior Teams within the West District of Scottish Swimming.

This was a match up of Youth vs Experience with Stirling fielding 4 players from their Scottish Under 16 Championship winning Team along with a further 6 players all under 20. Western Baths (Glasgow) brought through a significantly older Team with a number of very experience Italians and Hungarians within their ranks.

It was the game plan of Stirling to play at a high tempo and to rely on speed and fitness. The first quarter saw Stirling win the swim off and on their first attack scored a well worked goal. Throughout the quarter Stirling were a constant threat and at the end were winning 6-3. However, as the quarters progressed, the experience of Western showed as they were adept at using their size and power against our young Team and were constantly fighting back. In every quarter, Stirling stretched their lead but Western kept fighting back to keep in touch.

In the middle of the 4th quarter, Stirling had worked back to a 3 goal lead but Western kept the pressure on and with less than a minute to go had narrowed to lead to one goal with Stirling leading 19-18. With Western pressing for the equaliser, Stirling stole possesion with under 30 seconds to go and cleverley worked the ball to an umarked player to score the decisive goal with only 3 seconds left on the clock. A 20-18 win for Stirling.

This is a great achievement for this young Stirling Team who were presented with the Trophy by the West District President, Janice Morgan

Throughout the campaign, Stirling were again assisted by 2 senior players, Mark Speed and Vygnatas Kersulis. Both live in the District but play their polo for Dunfermline WPC. However, they continue to support the development of Stirling by bringing their experience and knowledge to these games and helping our young players raise the level of their individual and collective game.

Team: Reuben Bowman, Cameron Harris, Angus Cameron, Elliott Harris, Lewis Goldie, Calum Hope, Harry Gray, Alexander Harris, Gregor Rodger, Tommaso de Nova, Vygantus Kersulis, Mark Speed & Tasos Mbaltadakis

 

2017-06-11 17:05

The following documents are now uploaded to the gala info page for reference:

  • Results from East Kilbride Open Meet
  • Stirling entry application for the Scottish National Open Championships

Many thanks
Gala Team