Burnley pupil Alex dives in at the deep end!

Blessed Trinity's Alex Dodgson competes for Burnley Water Polo team
Blessed Trinity's Alex Dodgson competes for Burnley Water Polo team

Alex Dodgson certainly enjoys diving in at the deep end as he hopes to be a water polo star.

The Blessed Trinity RC pupil got into the sport after seeing a class straight after his swimming lesson.

He now competes for Burnley Water Polo team and trains once a week for an hour at Padiham Leisure Centre. He also swims for Burnley Aquatics team.

Alex, 12,who lives in Hollins Avenue said: “I have played for around two years and compete locally.

“I enjoy the game and love playing for a team.”