7 Rochdale players  took part in the Junior Nationals under 13 competition held at Liverpool Aquatics Centre on 11 June 2011.

Harry Tait, Isaac Slough, David Grant, Ben Scott and Alison Greaves all played as part of a joint Batley/Rochdale U13 team and for some it was their first taste of competitive Octopush.  Ben managed to score 2 goals, Alison scored one and Harry and David each assisted with a goal.

Zach Tait also played for the Xarifa U13 Team who came 3rd and collected a 3rd place medal. Team south West were U13 champions, with Xarifa runners-up.

In addition, Ivon Haywood played at under 16 level for Batley scoring 1 goal and coming close with 2 others. Orkney Vikings were U16 champions, Plymouth runners-up and Team South West took 3rd place. 

Everyone enjoyed the event and are looking forward to future competitions.