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City Beach Bears win the 2015 Men’s Challenge Cup Grand Final

Melville Marlins win the 2015 Women’s Premier League Grand Final

Development

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.

Coaching

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.

Referees

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.

Welcome!

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’s Master honor Alan Charleston

On Sunday 12th April, the WA Masters held their annual end of season knockout competition for the Alan Charleston Shield at Claremont pool. Male and female players from all clubs are randomly selected into teams on the day (four this year) and all play against each other in eight minute halves. The team with most points wins the shield which was presented this year by Alan Charleston’s wife, Lorraine, at the concluding BBQ. The successful event was played in the positive Masters spirit and enjoyed by all players, family members and friends who attended. Winning Team Ray (Gus ) Powers,

City Beach crowned 18&U National Club Champions

 Photo courtesy of Andrew Connor-Wallace City Beach have been crowned 2015 national champions after defeating the Hunter Hurricanes 9-8 in a tight gold medal game on the final day of the Boy’s 18 and Under National Club Championships from South Australia Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Adelaide. City Beach’s win in the gold medal decider ensured they ended the tournament undefeated and were able to go one step further than their outstanding runner-up finish in 2014. Earlier in the day the Drummoyne Devils had won the bronze medal, beating the Melville Sharks 15-14 in a thrilling penalty shootout, while Melbourne Collegians

WA 20&U Teams for 2015 National Championships Announcement

Women’s Team Genevieve Longman – Triton Tess Hosking – City Beach Jessica Zimmerman – Dolphins Pia Rodgers – Melville Millie Martino – Triton Kelly Dayna O’Leary – City Beach Abbey Grosse – Melville Perri Thompson – City Beach Lara Zimmerman – Melville Kerin Venter – Triton Kate Abbey-Wardale – Melville Reserve player: Adelaide Garland – City Beach Men’s Team Josh Zekulich – Triton Fraser Smith – City Beach Lach Pethick – City Beach Alex Bogunovich – City Beach Andrew Ford – City Beach William MacKay – Melville Thomas Rigoll – City Beach Luke Pavillard – Melville Jordan Kremers-Taylor – Melville