Water Polo: Lancaster maintain perfect start

Lancaster City Swimming and Water Polo Club.
Lancaster City Swimming and Water Polo Club.
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Lancaster City Swimming and Water Polo Club are sitting pretty at the top of the First Division of the British Water Polo League after maintaining their perfect start.

They are the only side to hold a 100 per cent record after three more wins in Edinburgh at the weekend made if five out of five.

The Salt Ayre based club have become of the first teams to qualify for the next stage, the Super 5s, which will see the top five teams in the country do battle over four weekends from the middle of November.

The started on Saturday with a 12-10 win over home side Portobello before taking on current champions City of Manchester on Sunday, winning 10-9 with the victory more comfortable than the scoreline suggests.

They completed the hat-trick with a 14-9 win over newly-promoted City of Sheffield.

Lancaster now have one weekend left, on November 1 and 2 in Cardiff, where they take on Invicta and Polytechnic.