The 44th National Arena League Final took place on Sunday 21st April at Cardiff International Pool. The top clubs from the 6 regional leagues and the 4 best runners-up competed for the national title; City of Sheffield and City of Leeds represented the North East League. Swimmers competed in under 11s, 13s, 15s and open age groups.

The support for all the participating clubs was fantastic which contributed to a superb atmosphere during the event and some fantastic performances in the pool. Throughout the afternoon's swimming, COSSS were in the top 4 places on the points scoreboard – Plymouth Leander led impressively from the early events and COSSS, Guildford, Taunton Deane battled for the next 3 places. Despite some storming performances in the final relay events, COSSS just missed out on a top 3 finish.

Congratulations to Rebecca Turner for winning the top female swimmer and Darcy Deakin for winning the most improved girl in the under 13s age group. A special mention too to those swimmers who travelled to swim 1 relay leg!

A special thanks to all parents who travelled to the event and to Maxine Deakin for all her efforts flag making and sourcing T shirts!

For full results go to:


Place                 Team                                                     Points
1 Plymouth Leander 363
2 Guildford City 338
3 Taunton Deane 332
4 City of Sheffield 329
5 Millfield 290
6 City of Leeds 271
7 Hatfield 266
8 City of Liverpool 217
9 Boldmere 190
10 Amersham 157