Youth Teams

European Tour beckons for Born 1999 Women

The Australian Women’s Born 1999 squad heads to Europe next month, providing the squad with valuable international experience through training camps and competitions. The Netherlands and Hungary will play host to the Australian squad as part of their three-week tour

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Born 2003 Men’s squad set sights on European tournaments

Water Polo Australia is pleased to announce the Born 2003 Men’s squad which will travel to Europe in August for two international tournaments. This tour will allow the selected athletes to develop and grow their water polo skills by playing

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Final Australian team announced for FINA Youth Women’s World Championships

Water Polo Australia is pleased to announce the final Born 2000 Women’s team selected to represent Australia at the FINA Youth World Championships beginning on 27 August in Belgrade, Serbia. All thirteen selected athletes will depart for Europe in early

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Final team selected for Youth World Championships

Water Polo Australia is pleased to announce the final Born 2000 men’s team selected to represent the country at the 2018 FINA Youth World Championships beginning on 11 August in Szombathely, Hungary. The Born 2000 team will undergo a European

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Australian Born 2001 Men’s crowned Pan Pacs Champions

The Australian Men’s Born 2001 team were crowned 20&U Men’s champions at the 15th Pan Pacific Youth Water Polo Festival held in New Zealand. Playing as the ‘Australian Barbarians’, the team competed in six games over four days where they

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Born 2002 Women’s first squad selections on horizon

Part two of our Australian Junior Coaches Series we catch up with Women’s Born 2002 Head Coach Rebecca Rippon to find out what’s happening with the program. REBECCA RIPPON – HEAD COACH BORN 2002 (WOMEN) Rebecca Rippon is a dual

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Matilda Kearns on cusp of realising dream

Matilda (Tilly) Kearns is one of 18 in the frame for a place on the final Born 2000 women’s squad and is hoping to realise a childhood dream at the FINA Youth World Championships in August. Tilly, as she is

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Junior programs to benefit from Australian Sports Foundation partnership

Water Polo Australia together with the Australia Sports Foundation is calling on Australians to throw their support behind junior water polo players, helping to ease the burden on athlete families and help support the next generation of water polo players.

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Final training camp before FINA Women’s Youth World Championship team is selected

The Born 2000 Women’s squad will gather from July 8-13 in Sydney for their final Australian training camp ahead of the FINA Youth World Championships next month. Off the back of their 2017 Europe tour to Holland, Hungary and Greece,

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Born 2002 Head Coach John Fox provides program update

In April, Water Polo Australia unveiled the new coaching appointments for the Australian Junior Teams. The role of Junior Team Head Coaches play an important part in the player pathway and preparing junior players for opportunities to represent Australia in

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