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Bridgette Ireland elected to ISHOF

Bridgette Gusterson

Sydney Olympic gold medalist Bridgette Ireland (nee Gusterson) will enter International Swimming Hall of Fame as the Class of 2017 later this year. The Perth native captained Australia’s Women’s Water Polo team to gold at the Sydney Olympic Games, the first

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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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Job Advert – National Women’s Head Coach

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Gemma Beadsworth #2 of Australia passes the ball against Brazil during the Womens Preliminaries on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

An opportunity has presented for the first time in 12 years for a world class coach to lead the Water Polo Australia (WPA) women’s national program and team the ‘Aussie Stingers’ toward the 2020 Olympic Games. WPA is seeking a

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Travel packages available for FINA World Women’s Youth Championships

Alice Williams

The 2016 FINA World Women’s Youth Water Polo Championships will be held in Auckland from the 12-18 of December. SportsLink International have put together a travel package for supporters looking to cheer on the very best young water polo stars.

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Back to back titles for Sydney Northern Beaches

Breakers 2016 U16 Girls Winners

Sydney Northern Beaches (SNB) Breakers have successfully defended their U16 Girls National Club Championship title after taking a narrow 8-7 victory over the Hunter Hurricanes today in Hobart. For full results – click here. The stage was set for a true gold

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Greg McFadden steps down as Head Coach

Greg McFadden Stingers Coach

Australian Women’s Water Polo Head Coach Greg McFadden has decided to step down from the top role after 12 years at the helm. McFadden took over the Head Coach role of Women’s Team in 2005 after his role as Assistant

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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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Finals hope remain alive for Men’s Team in Rio

Richie Campbell v MNE

Rio, 8 August: Australia’s Men’s Water Polo side have kept their finals hopes alive after a gutsy performance against powerhouse Hungary, with the game ending in a 9-9 draw. It was the return to form the Aussies were hoping for

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Entries Open – 16U National Age Champs

Tom Hardy in action at the 2011-2012 16 & Under State Titles

Entries are now open for the 2016 Born 2000, 2001 and 2002 National Aged Club Championships with the boys’ tournament to be held in Brisbane and the girls’ tournament to be held in Hobart. The boys tournament will be held

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Men’s team for Rio announced

Rhys Howden Team announcement

RIO BOUND – The Men’s Water Polo team selected to represent Australia at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games has today been announced. Check out the video announcing our Men’s Water Polo Team off to the Rio Olympic Games A solid mix of

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