Junior Teams

Rio looms, Tokyo on the horizon for Aussie Stingers

Lea Yanitsas in goals for the Aussie Stingers at the 16th FINA World Championships (Pic: Gertjan Koorij)

While the road to Rio may be the immediate path for the Australian women’s water polo team, the Aussie Stingers, the trek to Tokyo has already begun as head coach Greg McFadden selects a 2020 Olympic development team for a

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2016 List of Prohibited Substances & Methods Released

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The 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. This List will take effect on January 1, 2016. Noteworthy changes compared to the 2015 List include: SUBSTANCES AND METHODS PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES (IN- AND OUT-OF-COMPETITION) PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES S2: Peptide

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New FINA Aquatics World Magazine online

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The fifth edition of the FINA Aquatics World Magazine for 2015 has been released, which includes a thorough and exciting wrap of all disciplines from the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Among the wrap up will be the most

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Croatia too good for Aussie Juniors on final day in Almaty

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The Australian junior men’s water polo team have finished eighth at the FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships, after losing their final game 14-10 to Croatia in Almaty, Kazakhstan. There was a similar feel to this encounter as there

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Bartels the first Aussie to referee world junior decider

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Water polo referee Daniel Bartels has become the first Australian to be appointed to officiate a gold medal final at a world junior championships, taking control of the final at the 11th FINA World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships in

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WJWC: A pair of fives secures Australian victory over NZ

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The Australian junior women’s water polo team have sealed a 16-5 victory against New Zealand courtesy of two successive five goal to one quarters at the 11th FINA World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships, in Volos, Greece. It had been a

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Final preparations for junior women’s world championships

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This weekend the Australian Junior women’s water polo team will complete their final preparations ahead of next week’s 11th FINA World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships in Volos, Greece. Since their departure from Australia on August 5 the team have spent

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Adaptable men’s team selected for junior World Ch’Ship

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Versatility is the key to team selection for the 18th FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan according to Australian head coach Slobodan Macic. The tournament will be run in accordance with new FINA test rules that

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Location change for FINA Junior Women’s W.Ch

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Water Polo Australia has received confirmation that Merida, Mexico will no longer host the 11th FINA World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships in August this year. The organising committee of the Mexican Swimming Federation have cancelled their organisation of the tournament,

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Superb Hedges stars as Uniroos win gold in Gwangju

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Australian women’s Uniroos World University Games tournament thread  Western Australian goalkeeper Lilian Hedges has starred in the women’s water polo final at the 2015 World University Games, helping the Australian Uniroos beat Canada 6-3 and claim their first title in

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