WA 20&U State Boys Team win the National Championships. Image credit: Pearse Photography.

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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 are over 3,341 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

Superb Hedges stars as Uniroos win gold in Gwangju

Western Australian goalkeeper Lilian Hedges has starred in the women’s water polo final at the 2015 World University Games, helping the Australian Uniroos beat Canada 6-3 and claim their first title in Gwangju, Korea. There were few scoring opportunities throughout the encounter, and with the scores tied 3-3 at full time the game was sent to a penalty shootout, Hedges saving all of Canada’s attempts to show why she has had the eye of Australian national team selectors in the recent past. From its commencement the game had been a defensive arm wrestle with just three goals scored between the

Women’s World University Games team unfazed by tough group

A tough group stage for the Australian World University Games women’s water polo team at the upcoming 28th FISU Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Korea has coach Eddie Denis positive that the baptism of fire will be of benefit to his side’s campaign. The players, who will travel as members of Australia’s ‘Uniroos’ team, will begin their tournament against the USA before match ups with France, Hungary and Italy round out their group stage. Ahead of the tournament, Dennis has made it clear that the goal is to make it to the quarterfinal stage. “I expect we will compete really well,

Bunbury Masters Tournament – 2015

Bunbury Masters are still quick in the water 5 teams from Bunbury and Perth, along with individuals form surrounding areas, took time out to compete at the recent Bunbury Masters Tournament held at the South West Sports Centre on June 13th 2015. The 5 competing teams were; • Bunbury Old Boys • Bunbury women’s team • Perth Cockatoos 65+ • PC Young guys 60+ (plus some younger ring ins) • The Famous Pink Pointers women’s team. The PC Young guys won the Tournament, from the PC 65+ boys. The MVP awards went to Janet Leo of the Pink Pointers and