Friends of Allonby Canoe Club Liverpool are pleased to announce the 28th Liverpool International Canoe Polo Tournament to be held in Liverpool, Dukes Dock, on the weekend of the 24th and 25th June 2017.
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To get an impression of the tournament and venue see
the excellent video prepared by the University of London Canoe Polo.
Qualification to the Great Britain Canoe Polo Squads
Last weekend was the assessment and qualification weekend for consideration to participate with the national squads.
We had a number of members who having previously participated within the Collingwood Canoe Polo Development Academy and new to the squads who attended the weekend for appraisal.
This weekend’s appraisal is part of a pre determined continual appraisal leading up to potential selection for the European Championships being held later on in the year at St.Omer (F).
I understand all of our club nominees were successful in their assessment and have subsequently been invited back for the next assessment stage.
Nominated successful club members included:
Ladies: Ruth Harrison
U21 Ladies: Georgina Longbottom, Caitlin Fox, Stephanie Dunn, and Emma Wooding
U21 Men: James Meadows
Well done to you all, you just need to keep it going and make sure you continue to be as successful at you subsequent appraisals.
The above six members join up with the current established squad members and club contingent of:
Ladies: Danielle Brain
Men: Kartik McCutcheon.
U21 Ladies: Amira Raoudi, Sophie Watters, Ella Winterbottom and Katie Farley.
U21 Men: Shivan McCutcheon, Suryan McCutcheon, Harvey Birch, and James Mallon.
Along with Charlie Birch who coach’s the U21 Men currently 17 club members participate within the national canoe polo squads.
Congratulations are also due to Isobel Papaspyridis who has recently been promoted to the Super Regional Slalom Squad.
The commitment and hard work that Isobel and her supportive parents put in is beginning to pay dividends.
Again well done to you all.
The Club would like to Congratulate Mike Moffit on his recent (last Saturday) National award presented by
British Canoe Union for his 'Outstanding Contribution to Paddlesport' link to photo
This was announced at the BCU 75th Anniversary Dinner in Nottingham. Only a few awards were presented for outstanding support in the sport. As many of you know Mike has a long history with paddling from Scouting Stuart's participation in the sport, Mike becoming Coach, then Polo coach to GB Canoe Polo Sqaud coach. He is still one of the most active Coaches in the Club and Nationally. A WELL DESERVED AWARD
Congratulations Mike from Friends of Allonby Liverpool Canoe Club