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URGENT - MORE HELP NEEDED
- Bag packing 16 & 23 Dec - Many thanks to those who have already offered your help to bag pack at M&S Dunfermline to raise funds for club activities. We are urgently in need of further help, especially on 16 Dec. This event is one of our key fund raisers for the club and we are extremely fortunate to have the opportunity, unfortunately if we don’t fulfil these obligations then we may not get another chance at M&S in future years. Book your spot via the link on our website,
- Christmas Hamper raffle 19 Dec - This is going well but a few more donations of items and additional prizes are needed. Raffle tickets are still available for selling and purchasing. The draw which will take place on the 19 Dec at Carnegie.
DWPC Christmas Meal 28 Dec
Thanks to those who have signed up for the Xmas Meal this year which is open to all club members. There are still some spaces available if anyone else wants to come along.
The deposit has now been paid so as previously mentioned, anyone who is unable to attend from this point on will still have to pay the £5 deposit fee. Any questions let Ali Campbell know.
Christmas Closure and Training Dates
Dunfermline WPC Christmas closure dates:
Last Academy session - Sun 17 Dec
Last Evening session - Tue 19 Dec
Last session - Wednesday 20th December
Additional Training Sessions - small charge to be paid (Jnrs and Seniors as agreed with coaches) - Thursday 28th, Friday 29th & Saturday 30th Dec 10.30am – 12noon
Normal sessions resume Sunday 7th January 5pm – 8pm.
League defeat for DWPC Ladies
Dunfermline senior women suffered their 1st league defeat of this season with a 13-8 loss to Edinburgh Uni. With a number of late withdrawals due to injury and illness, the 9 players were facing a tough game against an experienced Uni team.
The game started evenly with Edinburgh Uni's Caitlin Mcrobbie opening the scoring before goals from Hannah and Louise put the home team ahead only for Alison Tate to score the equaliser for the Uni with 2 mins remaining.
The 2nd period was again close with the Uni going 2 goals ahead before Julia scored 2 goals to make it 4-4 at half time.
League Success for DWPC Men
Dunfermline Waterpolo Club Senior Men’s won the Scottish League after battling to a 12-9 victory over bitter rivals Portobello. With both teams having won all their previous league games, this match was effectively the league final with the winner lifting the trophy at the end.
Dunfermline got off to a flying start, going 3 goals up inside the first 3mins thanks to strong goal keeping from Simon Metcalfe and quick counters in attack, with Mark Speed, Ali Campbell and Chris Campbell getting the goals for Dunfermline. Portobello hit back to move within 2 however Matthew Crighton soon converted to restore Dunfermlines 3 goal lead with 2mins remaining in the 1st period. Portobello then started to show their experience and managed to claw 2 goals back to leave the score at 4-3 with 20secs left in the period. With the last attack of the period, Dunfermline managed to draw an exclusion and after a time out called by coach Davie Baxter, Finlay Nesbitt stepped up to score a near post bounce shot with 2secs left on the clock to give Dunfermline a 2 goal advantage going into the 1st break.