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Change to Water Polo rules

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Rowie Webster of Australia passes during the Preliminary Round, Group A Womens Waterpolo match between Russia and Australia on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Water Polo Australia has been officially advised by FINA that it will cease the operation of the FINA Test Rules (click here for rules) at the conclusion of the Women’s Youth World Championships in Auckland on 19 December 2016. In view of

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Garling reappointed President of Water Polo Australia

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Water Polo Australia on Monday 5 December, conducted the first Board meeting since the 2016 AGM held on 26 November 2016. The vacant roles of ‘Appointed Directors’* were the first items of discussion. The provisions in the WPA constitution allows for

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Inaugural 12 & Under Festival of Water Polo in Wagga

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In conjunction with the city of Wagga Wagga and the Wagga Water Polo Association, Water Polo Australia is pleased to announce the inaugural 12 and Under Festival of Water Polo. The festival will be played across 3 days from Friday

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APPLY NOW for Sporting Schools FlippaBall in Term 4!

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  With the weather warming up Term 4 creates a great opportunity for Schools to sign students up for water polo! Water Polo Australia is encouraging more children to get involve in playing water polo through the newly launched FlippaBall,

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New look FlippaBall – getting more young people into Water Polo

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  Water Polo Australia and the State Associations, today unveiled a new look FlippaBall brand and website, as part of the improvements and modernisation of the junior participation program.   WPA and the States have listened to feedback from members

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Statement – Cole Miller

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STATEMENT – Cole Miller  Water Polo Australia and Water Polo Queensland are saddened to learn that Brisbane Barracudas player Cole Miller has passed away in Brisbane hospital following the tragic accident that occurred over the weekend. We would like to

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Girl’s 16&U Nat Champs: State of Origin Semis Set Up

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State of Origin Semis Set Up The semi-finals of the 2015 Girls 16 & Under National Championships are set to be a state of origin battle after day four games in Perth, with close games setting up tantalising encounters for

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Comedy for a cause: Cronulla Sharks

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The Cronulla Sharks Water Polo Club have thrown open the invitation for a night of comedy at Surfies Sports Bar, in what will double up as their season opening night as well as a general fundraiser for the club. The

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NWPL Finals Destined for Melbourne in 2016

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The National Water Polo League (NWPL) finals will be held in Melbourne in 2016, following a joint announcement between Water Polo Australia, the Victorian Seals and the Victorian Government earlier today. In what has been labelled a coup for Victorian

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Lachie Hollis Challenge launched

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Lachie Hollis has been playing water polo for years now. When he was a vital Sydney Uni Member and a junior Australian Captain he made the decision to move to Italy to begin a professional career. During this time, he endured severe and

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