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We're back!
Oct 13, 2012, 5:43 pm

It's great to have our website back following a technical problem over the past couple of months.

Some of our content, including the Venues page, Photos area and Guestbook, are still to be restored. We're hoping they will be back again soon, so please bear with us.

 


"I MADE THE TEAM!"
Jul 17, 2012, 1:00 pm

Women's Water Polo Team for London 2012Anxiety, elation, press conferences and bags-ful of of Team GB kit... Frankie's last blog before the Games relives the run up to team selection and the whirlwind since the announcement that she had made Team GB.

http://www.londonpenguin.com/index.php?p=custom30


Read Frankie's May blog
Jun 8, 2012, 9:05 am

Water Polo ArenaIn her latest blog post Frankie shares her impressions (and some great photos) of the Olympic Water Polo Arena, reviews the GB team's performance at the London Prepares event and World League and looks ahead to team selection at the end of June.


Tom Dean is select by the British Olympic Committee to win a ticket to London 2012
May 28, 2012, 8:47 am

London 2012 Ticketshare logoWe're thrilled that Penguin Tom Dean has been chosen by the British Olympic Association (through the London 2012 Ticketshare scheme) to win a ticket to the Games, potentially in the company of a former Olympian.

The Club nominated Tom in recognition of his commitment to water polo, as well as his achievements in the sport. 

Tom's ticket is for the Women's Water Polo Semi Finals.

Well done, Tom!


Summer Party and Fives event - book now
May 14, 2012, 8:53 am

Summer Party logoBook your tickets for the Penguin Summer Party and Fives event on Saturday 23 June 2012. 

Friendly and fun five-a-side waterpolo tournaments ('Fives') for members, family and friends, buffet, and presentation of Club trophies.

Hurry - early bird discount ends on 2 June!


Britain Beats Spain - video from 1965 feat. Penguin John Martin-Dye
May 9, 2012, 8:12 pm

Check out this British Pathe News film featuring Penguin John Martin-Dye in a GB match against Spain in 1965.

http://www.britishpathe.com/video/britain-beat-spain


Regional Water Polo Championships winners
Mar 26, 2012, 8:55 am

Middx U19 champions 2012Well done to the Middlesex Under 19 team, comprising Penguin and Enfield players, that won the Regional Water Polo Champs on Saturday.

Back row (l-r): Demetris Soukeras (Ealing), Jonny McDaniell, Albie Duffy, Matteo Castelnuovo, Paul Bryan (Coach);
Middle row (l-r): Steve Baker (Coach), Venu Manikavasagar, Ollie Bolderson (Enfield), Dominic McLoughlin, Joe Ortiz;
Front row (l-r): Arthur Lewis, Jack Gross, Max Dewhurst.


Rockhoppers take the Championship 3 title
Jan 30, 2012, 9:02 pm

Penguin Rockhoppers win Championship 3The Penguin Rockhoppers (a.k.a. 3rds) claimed the Women’s Championship 3 title at Walsall on Saturday (28 January). This came as something of a surprise to us because Southampton started the day as favourites with a 100% winning record across their six previous matches. But this all changed early on when Southampton were beaten by a young Tyldesley side and then again by Polytecnic.

Our first game was against Hucknall. We fought hard but so did Hucknall and at half time we were 6-8 down. It required a serious team talk from Nora to rally the troops and boost morale, getting us fired up and hungry for the win. With a hat trick from Laura Hues and plentiful goals from Nora Benko, including the winner in the last minute, the Rockhoppers secured victory, 13-12.

The pressure was really on for our second game against Invicta. If we lost then Poly would claim the trophy because they had beaten Hucknall. Excellent defending, including saves from Michaela, meant that Invicta did not score until the third quarter. In a strong team effort with some lovely on-on-ones by Fee Greer and Vicky Miller we secured a comfortable win 8-4 took the Championship 3 title.

A fantastic end to a fantastic season for the 3rds.

Top row (L-R): Fiona Tranter, Emma Stapleton, Rhia Haycock, Laura Hues, Vicky Miller, Julia Hornig, Michaela Capkova

Bottom row (L-R): Fiona Greer, Nora Benko


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