State Association News

150 days to go Australian Youth Water Polo Championships

There are 150 days to go until competition officially kicks off in Brisbane for the inaugural Australian Youth Water Polo Championships starting 12 January 2019. Entries are now open to all clubs – click here. Across a two-week festival of

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WPA Rules Review: WPA seeks member feedback on the rules

Why do we need to review the national water polo rules? FINA rules were updated in 2017 with WPA subsequently publishing its national rule modifications in October 2017. Not all states and clubs have enforced the updated FINA rules with

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WPA ANNOUNCE NEW DIGITAL PLATFORM AND NEW REGISTRATION POLICY

Water Polo Australia (WPA) is pleased to announce that following an extensive review of the current digital and membership platforms in conjunction with the State and Territory Water Polo Associations, WPA will be moving to a new digital platform in

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Australia goes down to strong USA sides in first test matches

The Australian and USA water polo teams faced off in the first of two test matches today at Kawana Water Aquatic Centre on the Sunshine Coast, with the visitors claiming victories in both matches. In entertaining matches for local fans,

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Dates confirmed for 2019 Australian Youth Water Polo Championships

Water Polo Australia is pleased to officially confirm event dates for the 2019 Australian Youth Water Polo Championships. The Championships which are set to streamline six events into one major event, giving scale to the event and raising the profile

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Sunshine Coast set to host Australia vs USA water polo test series

The Kawana Water Aquatics Centre on the Sunshine Coast, has secured the Australian vs USA training camp and test match series that will be held in April. The Australian Men’s and Women’s water polo teams will host the USA as

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Brisbane secures Australian Youth Water Polo Champs

  More than 3000 young water polo competitors will converge on Brisbane in 2019 for the inaugural Australian Youth Water Polo Championships which will take place between the period of 7-26 January. Tourism and Events Queensland together with Brisbane Marketing

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NSWIS Awards Winners | Lachlan Hollis and Hannah Buckling

Congratulations to Lachlan Hollis and Hannah Buckling, who were both named as winners of their categories at this year’s NSWIS Awards. Hollis proved himself as an inspiration to other athletes taking home the prestigious Ian Thorpe OAM Most Outstanding award presented

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Job Advert | NSWIS Physical Performance Coach, National Women’s Water Polo

The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) is the state’s peak elite sports agency. The Institute supports high performance athletes on squad or individual scholarships. NSWIS specialist services ensure that their athletes have access to leading edge coaches and sports technology

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NSWIS AWARDS FINALISTS

Olympian Hannah Buckling and Aussie Sharks Lachlan Hollis have been named finalists as part of the 2017 NSW Institute of Sport Awards. On the back her Olympic selection in 2016, Buckling has gone on to represent the Aussie Stingers at

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