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Aussie Stingers squad named for up coming camp

16-07-2017: Waterpolo: Australie  v Kazachstan: Boedapest

Athansios Kechagias coach  of Australia gives instruction  during the waterpolomatch between women Australia and Kazachstan during the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary

Photo / Foto: Gertjan Kooij

  The Australian Women’s Water Polo Team, Aussie Stingers, have named their squad for the up coming camp to be held 25-31 October at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). As the domestic water polo season kicks into full gear,

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Hall of Fame nod for Debbie Handley Cummins

Debbie Handley

Debbie Handley Cummins BEM is proud that she was prepared to back herself financially to represent Australia at the elite level and pave the way for young women in the sport who can now aspire to be Olympians. Her world-class

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Changes to national modified rules 

Alice Williams

Water Polo Australia, in consultation with the State Associations, recently updated the the national rules for the 14&Under age group, as well as introduced national modified rules for FlippaBall and 12&U competitions, in order to facilitate progressive skill development. Click here for the

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VIS discontinue partnership with WPA and WPV

Junior Men's

  Water Polo Australia (WPA) and Water Polo Victoria (WPV) can confirm that the Tier 1 water polo program in partnership with the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) will not be continuing, effective 1 January 2018. The decision made after

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NEW SEASON, NEW FLIPPABALL PROGRAM!

FlippaBall image

After the successful trial of the new look FlippaBall program last season, Water Polo Australia together with the State Associations is pleased to roll out the national FlippaBall program. Designed to get more children under the age of 12 years

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7 things you need to know about 16&U Girls National Champs

16 & Under Girls Water Polo Championships. Sport Water Polo Juniors. Hobart. 1 October 2016. Photo by Paul Seiser/SPA Images

Hobart is set to host the 2017 16&U Girls National Club Championships this week and we have all the details you need to know to follow the event live or at home.  Here are the 7 things you need to know: WHERE CAN

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WPA High Performance Manager Tom Hill steps down

03-08-2015: Waterpolo: Australia v China: Kazan


Waterpolo match between ladies of Australia and China during the 16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan

Water Polo Australia’s (WPA) High Performance Manager Tom Hill has announced his resignation after almost six years leading the WPA high performance program, saying now is a good time for a new outlook and fresh perspective leading into Tokyo 2020

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New e-learning platform for Coaches and Officials

The Learning Pool

Water Polo Australia (WPA) together with the State Associations are pleased to unveil the new e-learning platform ‘The Learning Pool’ which will deliver WPA’s new education framework and development pathway via accreditations and courses for coaches, referees, officials, administrators and

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WPA unveils new Strategic Plan – Towards 2020

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Water Polo Australia (WPA) has today released the new strategic plan ‘Towards 2020’ that is a culmination of a strategic review recently conducted with WPAs Members.  To access the strategic plan – click here. The WPA Board and staff, working with the Water

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2018 Water Polo National Champs calendar released

16 & Under Boys Water Polo Championships. Sport Water Polo Juniors. Brisbane. 28 September 2016. Photo by Paul Seiser/SPA Images

  Water Polo Australia (WPA) has today announced the dates and locations of the National Club Championships for 2018 across all age groups. WPA CEO Christian Renford said there are some great new initiatives included in the 2018 calendar, which

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