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NSWIS Awards Winners | Lachlan Hollis and Hannah Buckling

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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

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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

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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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Changes to national modified rules 

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Water Polo Australia, in consultation with the State Associations, recently updated the the national rules for the 14&Under age group, as well as introduced national modified rules for FlippaBall and 12&U competitions, in order to facilitate progressive skill development. Click here for the

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WPA unveils new Strategic Plan – Towards 2020

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Water Polo Australia (WPA) has today released the new strategic plan ‘Towards 2020’ that is a culmination of a strategic review recently conducted with WPAs Members.  To access the strategic plan – click here. The WPA Board and staff, working with the Water

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Vale David Woods

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The Water Polo Australia community is today mourning the loss of dual Olympic water polo player David Woods who passed away overnight. A member of the Australian Olympic Men’s Water Polo Teams at the Munich 1972 and Montreal 1976 Olympic

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Member’s survey – we want to hear from you!

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Water Polo Australia (WPA), together with the State Associations, have launched a member survey to look a more ways WPA can support individual members right around the country. This is a great opportunity for members of the water polo community,

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WPA Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a Victorian based NWPL Team

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Water Polo Australia is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from interested Victorian based parties seeking a Club Licence Agreement to enter a men’s and women’s team in the National Water Polo League for the period 2018-2020.   The NWPL is

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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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