Warrington’s senior team visited Southport with a team depleted through illness and injury. The seven man team included two players from the 16 & under team Tim Mainwaring and Tom Costello. The game started with Warrington defending the deep end and the game was tight. Southport scored first but Andrew Burke equalised before Southport scored a second goal, the quarter ended 2-1. Warrington then attacked the deep end and started to play well with goals coming from Ian Musgrove (2) Chris Byrne (2), Peter Burke, Tom Costello, Martin Bosson and Tim Mainwaring. In fact every player in the team apart from goal keeper Lee Chadwick. Southport scored three goals and at half time Warrington lead 5-9. The third quarter was a little dull as no goals were scored but as Warrington defended the deep the team were satisfied with the 0-0. The final quarter Warrington concentrated on strong defence and quick counter attack. Three goals game from inform Ian Musgrove and two from Chris Byrne as Southport scored one consolation goal. The final score 6-14 was well deserved and Tim Mainwaring and Tom Costello played their full part in the victory with some excellent goals and selfless swimming off the ball.
Warringtons Team included Lee Chadwick, Ian Musgrove (5), Chris Byrne (4), Peter Burke (2), Tom Costello (1), Martin Bosson (1) and Tim Mainwaring (1)