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Sydney Youth Festival kicks off this weekend

Sydney Water Polo Youth Festival

This weekend will see the launch of the inaugural Sydney Youth Festival,  organised by Water Polo New South Wales, with support from Water Polo New South Wales Events. Running from 2–6 July 2017, the event will attract competition from all

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Aussie Stingers set sights on World League Finals

Lea Yanitsas save Stingers

While the Aussie Stingers didn’t get the start to their Asian Tour they’d hoped after the closed out the Kunshan Cup with a loss to Japan, the team are regrouping to set their sights firmly on the FINA World League

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Water Polo recognised at ACON 2017 Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards

Pride & Diversity Awards

The water polo community has picked up three awards at the inaugural ACON 2017 Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards that were held in Sydney. The Water Polo Pride Cup took out the prestigious Inclusive Sports Initiative with Mel Rippon from Brisbane Tritons Water Polo and Damien Hicks

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WPA sign new sponsor OVO Mobile

19th May, 2017. North Sydney Olympic Pool.  Water Polo Australia signs exclusive digital broadcast agreement with OVO mobile.(Matthias Engesser/Narrative Post)

Disruptive telco and digital broadcaster OVO Mobile is partnering with Water Polo Australia to broadcast live and exclusive coverage of National Water Polo League and other major Water Polo tournaments, as our water polo teams continue the road to the Tokyo

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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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