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Women’s Squads for Born 99 and 00 camps selected

Mikasa Ball

Water Polo Australia is pleased to announce the Born 99 and Born 00 squads that have been pre-selected to attend national camp in Perth. The two camps will be held from 18-21 April following the 18&U National Championships.  The below

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Next generation players benefit from HP camps

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December and January saw the next generation of water polo stars come together to train under national coaches and prepare for the various tournaments coming up. B99/00 Junior Women’s Camp at the AIS. The camp held from the 4th –

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HP & National Teams Update – January

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January has proven to be a busy month as the new Olympic cycle begins. As the National League got underway we also had the following high performance and national team activities actioned; State Visits  Following on from visits to QLD

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The #1 Post: Time for a new beginning

Elvis Fatovic

I’ve always been one to count the days until the next major event so for the loyal readers out there its 1312 days until the Tokyo Olympic Games, but most importantly only 2 days until Christmas! In so many ways

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Latest The #1 Post – High Performance

Hannah Buckling Stingers Rio

Review, reflection and now ready to recharge – the trek to Tokyo begins… Blog from Water Polo Australia High Performance Manager, Tom Hill It has been a little over two months since the water polo competition at the Rio Olympic

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Greg McFadden steps down as Head Coach

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Australian Women’s Water Polo Head Coach Greg McFadden has decided to step down from the top role after 12 years at the helm. McFadden took over the Head Coach role of Women’s Team in 2005 after his role as Assistant

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#1 Post – Rio Wrap

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12:  Aaron Younger of Australia in action during the Preliminary Round - Group A match between Serbia and Australia on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games proved to be what we long suspected…challenging. While the results of our men’s and women’s team are there in the history books, the story of what took place has a little more to it then

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Penalty shootout leaves Aussies Water Polo team unfilled

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 17:  Bronwen Knox #6 of Australia looks to pass as Viviane Bahia #10 of Brazil defends during the Women's Water Polo at Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

AOC: They came to Rio with gold in their sights, but for the Australian women’s water polo team that wasn’t to be after a devastating loss in the quarter final. The Aussies were forced into a penalty shootout against the Hungarians,

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Penalty ‘lottery’ ends in heartbreak for water polo women

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15:  Goalkeeper Lea Yanitsas #1 of Australia defends as Krisztina Garda #12 of Hungary takes a shot on goal during their Women's Water Polo quarterfinal match against Australia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

AOC; Rio: The Australian women’s water polo team have continued the tradition of epic encounters against Hungary at the Olympic Games but this time the result hasn’t gone their way.   In a physical, tense and ultimately heartbreaking encounter the

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Women outclass Brazil in final pool stage

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Gemma Beadsworth #2 of Australia passes the ball against Brazil during the Womens Preliminaries on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

RIO: Australia’s women’s water polo team have powered home to take a decisive 10-3 win over hosts Brazil in the final pool stage of the Rio Olympic Games. Despite a very vocal home crowd, the Aussies outclassed the Brazilians and

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