Rother League








ROUND 1 Saturday 9 May 5.40 PM 6.25 PM 6.50 PM Pools In The Park, Woking, GU22 9BA
ROUND 2 Saturday 6 June 5.40 PM 6.25 PM 6.50 PM Pools In The Park, Woking, GU22 9BA
ROUND 3 Saturday 26 Sep. 5.40 PM 6.25 PM 6.50 PM Pools In The Park, Woking, GU22 9BA



After three rounds, Guildford City finished in 2nd place to Woking. For full results click here.

After 49 relays and 2 individual swims at Round 2 of the Rother League on Saturday night, Guildford City’s CDS swimmers finished 2nd on 245 points only just behind Woking on 254.

There was an amazing team spirit and incredibly no DQs despite so many take overs including tricky backstroke to backstroke legs.

Round 2 has only two individual swims and Guildford City’s Ciara Walsh and Kenneth Liew both came first in the U14 100m I.M.

Well done to all swimmers for such great technique and fast swimming.



CDS & Master’s Team Have a Fantastic Start to Season Winning Junior and Master Cups …

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CDS Swimmers win both the Junior and Master Shields in their first season in the top division of the Rother League. There were lots of fantastic races and Head CDS Coach Jon Brayne was delighted with his swimmers performances. On the night Guildford City narrowly lost to Woking by 2 points. There was a very noisy balcony as the lead changed several times during the course of the evening. Thanks to all the swimmers and parents who made the evening so memorable.


Guildford City’s Competitive Development Squad have had a very successful start to their first season in the top division of the Rother League. After two rounds we are in 2nd place. Last Saturday evening saw an amazing team effort with nearly all races being relays.  Well done to all those swimmers that have taken part so far and please keep the 21st September free for Round 3.






On an amazing evening at the Pavilions Pool in Horsham. Guildford City won the final round of the Rother league division 2 in convincing style, beating Cranleigh, Fareham, Farnham and Wey Valley.

Competitive Development Squad Head, Coach John Brayne, said ‘ I am really pleased with the amazing performances from the team tonight and over the 2 previous rounds I am very proud of the swimmers, with 28 first place swims out of 53 events it makes all the hard work and training worthwhile’.

There were some outstanding swims across all the age groups, which were reflected in the scores, by the halfway point Guildford had a commanding lead which they extended to take the title.

The final positions. – 1st Guildford 262, 2nd Fareham, 240, 3rd Farnham 199, 4th Cranleigh 186, 5th Wey Valley 165

The outstanding results this season means Guildford are promoted to Division 1.



CDS – Storm to Victory in the Final Round of the Rother League …




The Competitive Development Squads (CDS) had an amazing victory at the final round of the Rother League held at the Leisure Centre in Godalming. Guildford came first with 256 points their nearest competitors were Godalming SC and Alton SC both with 189 followed by Sutton Atlantis SC 143, Cheam 123 and Chichester SC 116.

The atmosphere was amazing as the team managed 27 first places out of 49 events showing fantastic technique throughout. They went on to win all of the trophies at the event which included not only the League Trophy but the Junior Trophy, Senior Trophy and the Veteran’s Trophy.

Jon Brayne, Lead Coach of CDS and Masters was very happy with the outcome, he said “The team spirit was simply electric and uplifting for both swimmers and coaches. I am so proud of all the swimmers, especially of those for whom this was their first ever swimming league.”


CDS celebrating their win. Ollie and Monique accepting the awards for the Team.



2011  –  Winning Performance at first ever Rother League ….

 The team of swimmers from the Competitive Development Squads had their first ever gala at the Rother League on Saturday and won it in style with 25 first places and 10 second place finishes.

Guildford won the gala with 239 points, followed by Chichester 190, Andover 184, Eastleigh 160, Romsey 139 and Cheam 121.

The atmosphere on poolside was exciting with everyone commenting on the fun of the evening and the team supporting and chanting all the way through.

Lead Coach Jon Brayne was delighted with the team’s performance and praised the many swimmers who had to swim up an age group. “This is a fantastic start to the league for the swimmers of the Competitive Development Squads and we are all looking forward to the second round in June at Waterlooville and the 3rd round in September at Godalming” he said.