In this years first round gala of the North West Premier League of the National Arena League on Saturday 14 October at Blackpool, saw Southport get off to a good start. The ages are under 11, 13, 15 and Open. The Premier League hosts some the top teams in the country. Some fantastic swims with some massive PB’s by the swimmers, got Southport a creditable 3rd place in this first round. This has put the club in a great position to reach the North West final in December.
Final Points Stockport Metro 307, Preston 299 Southport 262
Winsford 249, IOM 209, Leyland 189, Blackpool 150 Biddulph 135