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            Picture: Henley Gazette A TEENAGER from Sonning Common has been chosen to represent England at synchronised swimming. Madeleine Staples, 13, has been called into the national development squad after winning three gold medals in the 12 and under age category at the National Age Group Championships in November. She came first in the solo section and in the duo section with her partner Rebecca Saunders and was part of the Reading Royals team that won the team category. She then had to attend aRead More

Staples and Saunders take gold in 12yrs and under Duet

         Madeline Staples and Rebecca Saunders secured a second gold medal for Reading Royals after winning the 12yrs and under Duet at the NAG Champs in Gloucester. The pair stood out in their Free Duet performance, and moved up from second place in the Figures to take the title. Their upbeat routine to a remix of Sucker Punch by Tangle & Mateusz vs Lele Troniq was well received by the crowd. Staples said: “It feels really good to win gold. We’veRead More

Krista collects top award for her hard work

                KRISTA PIERRO has been voted Reading Royals’ swimmer of the year. It was reward for her hard work and determination especially when recovering from glandular fever. She collected her trophy when the Royals held their annual awards evening held at Suttons Bowls Club. Also nominated for this top award were Esme Lower, who had passed skill levels to enable her to compete in the national competition, Kristina Holley, for her hard work and achieving terrific results throughout the year, and Hannah Green,Read More

Hard-working Hannah earns Royals’ annual award

                    GetReading Hannah Green has been voted Reading Royals Synchronised Swimming Club’s ‘Swimmer of the Year’. See article below for the other winners on the night.  CLICK HERE for more Royals stuff from 2010    

Harriet and Katie scoop top awards

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Royals take Haslemere by storm

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Helping hand for Olympic hopefuls

        Reading Evening Post   Reading’s Olympic hopefuls are set to get a helping hand to train for the 2012 games as part of a new scheme………click article to read more. RETURN to 2007