Youth Teams

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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WPA President’s Update

I recall watching my first water polo international test match between Italy and Australia. As a 12-year-old I didn’t know a whole lot about water polo but during that game I fell in love with the Aussie Sharks and their

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Born 2001 Men’s Squad for Pan Pacific Festival announced

Water Polo Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Men’s Born 2001 squad who will compete at the Pan Pacific Youth Water Polo Festival in Auckland, New Zealand from July 7-11. The squad members were selected following performances at the

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Born 2000 Men’s squad announced

The Born 2000 Men will undertake their first camp at the end of May ahead of FINA’s Youth World Championships in August 11-19 at Hungary. Players from around Australia were selected following the 18U National Aged Club Championships held in

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Head Coaches for Australian junior teams announced

Water Polo Australia is pleased to announce the appointments of five Australian junior men’s and women’s head coaching positions. The Australian junior teams form an important part in the player pathway, preparing junior players for opportunities to play in the

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Six added to Born 2000 Squad ahead of Canberra training camp

Water Polo Australia is pleased to announce six players have been added to the list for the Australian Women’s Born 2000 squad as they begin their training camp from April 2-7 at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The

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WPA High Performance Manager Tom Hill steps down

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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Born 2000 Men’s European Tour

Australia’s Born 2000 Men’s squad have embarked on their European Tour where they will train and compete against some of the best young teams across Europe. The squad will not only have the opportunity to train together over a concentrated

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