Water polo stars set for final test

Ekaterina Prokofyeva, left, of Russia defends against Morecambe's Beckie Kershaw
Ekaterina Prokofyeva, left, of Russia defends against Morecambe's Beckie Kershaw

GB’s women’s water polo team play their final game at London 2012 on Thursday.

Carnforth’s Alex Rutlidge and former Heysham High School pupil Beckie Kershaw will be part of the Team GB squad that play Italy at the Water Polo Arena to decide who finishes in seventh and eighth in the competition.

The girls come into the game on the back of an 11-9 defeat to Russia on Tuesday night.

The game against Italy starts at 2.30pm.