WA Invitational Tournament Champions – 18 & Under, 2014

Katie Finucane accepts the Andy Melloncelli award WPWAI Chairman, Steve O’Keefe

Aaron Younger accepts his award from WPWAI Board Member, Phil Scales

Gemma Beadsworth accepts her trophy from WPWAI Chairman, Steve O’Keefe

Aaron Younger accepts the Tom Hoad award from Australian Legend, Tom Hoad.

Melville Marlins enjoying their victory in the 2013 PL Women’s Grand Final.

Melville Saints celebrating victory in the 2013 PL Men’s Grand Final.



2013 Nationals – Melville Sharks 16′s

BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series 2014 Launch – Bunbury


Water polo is a game for all ages and the introduction to the game is through Flippaball. The program is designed for 8-12 year olds and is an ideal way to start the game. Skills and performance drills can be found by searching through this page.


If you are interested in becoming a water polo coach you can find out further information by contacting your local club. Some clubs allow coaches to commence without completing a coaching certificate but it is a worthwhile activity to undertake, particularly if you wish to progress to other levels of coaching within the network.


Becoming a water polo referee is a wonderful opportunity. Many Australian referees have officiated at the highest level of the sport at the Olympic Games and World Championships. The easiest way to get involved is to contact your local club or state association to find out when a Level 1 course is being held.


welcomeWater Polo is the oldest and longest standing team sport in the modern Olympics, having played at all modern Olympic Games since the 1900′s.  Today both males and females are playing water polo in over 150 countries around the world.

WA has been well represented at the playing and officiating level of the sport in national teams since Australia commenced competing in the Olympics and WA has been very successful on the national stage for the past 40 years having been a pioneer in the sports development.

Currently there over 2700 registered members in Metropolitan and regional Western Australia and there are another estimated 1,000 participants in various school competitions.  Water Polo WA has a long-standing reputation for holding outstanding international tournaments and also hosts a national age group carnival every year.

Recent News

WA Boys Narrowly Miss National 20&U Title

The NSW Blues created the perfect record of wins at the 2014 20 & Under National Sate Championships with an 11-9 win over Western Australia in the gold medal game. It was a strong start for the Blues as they jumped to a 4-2 lead in the first quarter. Goals to Nic Brookes and Wil Cotterill coupled with a double from Jesse Deloraine looked to be setting up the NSW side for a textbook victory. Much to the delight of the crowd, WA had other ideas and despite the loss of captain Nick Hughes to an eye injury, they came

WA Girls Succumb to Interstate Rivals in National 20&U Grand Final

A combined team from Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania was triumphant in the women’s competition with a 5-2 victory over Western Australia at the 2014 20 & Under National State Championships in South Australia Aquatic and Leisure Centre in Adelaide last week. It was a fairytale victory for the Composite team who only came together the night before competition commenced. Despite the eventual score, the match was extremely close between the two sides as it came down to a defensive contest. Composite began with a strong first quarter to lead 3-0 at the break. The second stanza really showed the

Opportunity to join fellow Australian Masters Players