The Perth community will have an opportunity to meet and mingle with Australian women’s water polo team members, the Aussie Stingers.
Phantoms Water Polo Club is hosting members of the Australian team at the Beatty Park Leisure Centre on Monday 18 and Wednesday 20 March.
Community members are invited to attend open training sessions and watch the Stingers finesse their skills ahead of the FINA World League Intercontinental Cup, happening in Perth between 26-31 March.
“This is your chance to show your support and learn a thing or two from the best water polo players going around,” said Phantoms Club President Sean Rose.
“The team boasts Olympians and emerging athletes, with a number on the verge of making their first Olympic Games team, so you can expect to see some quality skills on display.
“The FINA World League Intercontinental Cup is an important tournament for this team and the players will be putting their skills to the ultimate test.
“If you’re a fan of our sport this is a fantastic opportunity to watch world class water polo players prepare for a major international meet,” he said.
The Aussie Stingers will be at Beatty Park Leisure Centre between 6:15 – 8:15 pm on Monday 18 March and 6:00pm – 8:00pm on Wednesday 20 March.
The FINA World League International Cup, featuring men’s and women’s events, will be held at HBF stadium from 26-31 March. The Australian women’s team and their male counterparts, The Aussie Sharks, are one of eight nations in the contest.
2019 FINA WORLD LEAGUE INTER-CONTINENTAL CUP – EVENT FACTS
WHAT: The FINA World League Inter-Continental Cup is one of the premier water polo events on the international calendar. The event acts as a qualifier for the 2019 FINA World League Super Final for both the men’s (18-23 July) and women’s (4-7 June) competitions.
WHO: As well as host nation Australia, the qualifying tournament has attracted teams from the USA, New Zealand, Japan, China, Kazakhstan, South Africa and Canada.
WHERE: HBF Stadium, Perth
WHEN: 26-31 March 2019
Session ticket prices start at $10 for children and $15 for adults and an all-inclusive weekly ticket with access to the finals is priced at just $50 for children and $75 for adults. Corporate hospitality is also available with more information at https://www.waterpoloaustralia.com.au/home/