Aussie Sharks

Lachlan Edwards

Lachlan Edwards

Personal Details

Given name: Lachlan

Family name: Edwards

Date of birth: 06/02/95

City of birth: Melbourne, Vic

Height:  196cm

Weight: 120kg

Home town and State: Melbourne, Vic

Club/team: Melbourne Collegians

National League team: Victorian Seals

Playing position: Centre forward

Handedness:  Right

Preferred cap number:  6

Major achievements:

  • Olympic Games: n/a
  • FINA World Championships: n/a
  • FINA World League: n/a
  • Other Competitions: 1st, National Water Polo League, Victorian Tigers, 2013;7th, FINA World Youth Championships, Perth, Australia, 2012; 8th, FINA World Junior Championships,Szombathely, Hungary, 2013

General Information

Uni Course: Bachelor of Commerce

Institution: Deakin University

Marital status: Single

Age when began competing in your sport:  6

Where did you begin competing:  Melbourne

Any superstitions or rituals before competition: No

Most memorable sporting achievement:  Playing in the Australian Born ‘93 team who beat Serbia

Any relatives/spouses who have competed internationally:  Yes

If so, who and what sports: Father Rob Edwards, brother Blake Edwards

What made you choose this sport: My Father and all my brothers played

Who are the most influential people in your sporting career and why: My family for supporting me in polo.

What are your ambitions both during and after your sporting career: Making the Australian Olympic team and giving back to the sport when I finish

I dream of: Winning Gold at the Olympics for Australia

What is your proudest sporting moment: Playing against Croatia in front of a home crowd at the 2012 World Youth Championships


Drink: Milkshakes

Food: All you can eat

Movies: Basketball and ask Nathan Powers for the other one

Song: Kelis, Milkshake and Backstreet Boys, Everybody

Sporting team: Carlton Blues AFL team

Place to travel for water polo: Anywhere

Place to travel for pleasure: Any Beach

Thing to do on a day off: Sleep


Beach / Movie: Beach

Pizza / Salad: Pizza

Rap / Rock: Rap

Summer / Winter: Summer

Drive / Be driven: Be Driven

Talk / Listen: Listen

Shorts / Jeans: Shorts