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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

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

Zagame sends warning ahead of water polo Intercontinental Cup

A five goal haul during the National Water Polo League All Star game has seen Olympic bronze medalist Nicola Zagame send a warning to her international rivals ahead of the Aussie Stingers campaign at the FINA World League Intercontinental tournament in Auckland, New Zealand. The All Star fixture saw Australia’s best female water polo players, including five Olympic bronze medallists, battle it out for victory, with Zagame proving to be the game changing player for the winning South team. Zagame, who spent much of 2014 on the sidelines with a shoulder injury, expressed her pleasure at being back in the