Cheltenham water polo team to battle for place in Europe
Cheltenham will battle for a place in Europe at the British Gas Water Polo Championships in Manchester this weekend.
And the team has been handed a better draw in the knock-out competition after winning the British Water Polo League title earlier this month.
They are in Group A with Portobello, Manchester and Caledonia, with Lancaster, Bristol, London Penguins and Welsh Wanderers in Group B.
Cheltenham's campaign begins on Saturday at 12.30pm against Scottish team Caledonia and is followed by Manchester at 5.10pm.
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They face another Scottish team, Portobello, at 11.50am on Sunday. The top two teams from both groups will qualify for the final round, which will be held in Manchester on the weekend of February 23 and 24.
The prize is a place in the European Championships in Hungary in October 2014.
Confidence at Cheltenham Water Polo and Swimming Club is high after they won their first national league title for 42 years.
They emerged victorious from the British Water Polo League's Super 5s competition in Guildford on Sunday, January 20.
The prize for Cheltenham is qualification for the LEN Trophy (Ligue Européenne de Natation).
The draw for the group stage and the locations for this competition would be done in August and the competition will be held in October.