Last week [1 May], the National Cabinet met to consider the resumption of sport and recreation activities.
The National Cabinet has formally recognised that sport and recreation bring significant health, social, economic and cultural benefits to our country and that these benefits will be essential as Western Australia begins returning to normality post-COVID.
A Framework for Rebooting Sport in a COVID-19 Environment was developed by the Australian Institute of Sport, to provide a guide to the staged resumption ...Continue Reading →
THE 2020 OVO Australian Water Polo League wasn’t able to reach its natural conclusion this season but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t plenty to like from a West Australian perspective with the performances of the Fremantle Marlins/Mariners and UWA Torpedoes.
Water Polo Australia was left with no choice but to call a premature finish to the 2020 AWL season due to the outbreak of Coronavirus and with all sports all round the world either shutting down or being postponed, not to ...Continue Reading →
THE Men’s Challenge Cup season for the 2020 came to a conclusion with preliminary final victories for UWA City Beach, Triton and the Melville Sharks.
Unfortunately due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures that have had to be implemented has meant that the 2020 season was unable to be concluded, but it wasn’t without an exciting five rounds and three preliminary final matches before that.
The regular season for the Men’s Challenge Cup in 2020 took place over five rounds ...Continue Reading →
WHILE Coronavirus has unfortunately meant the season had to be concluded early, it was a strongly competitive four-team Women’s Challenge Cup competition over the six rounds highlighting the improvements made in the second part of the summer.
The Women’s Challenge Cup competition for 2020 saw four teams competing and that meant that all four of those sides were strongly competitive setting the stage four a high-quality four weeks of action.
COVID-19 has meant that all competitive sports, and non-essential activities, have been ...Continue Reading →
FOLLOWING a break after the second derbies of the 2020 OVO Australian Water Polo League season, the two West Australian teams are back in action this week for a New South Wales road trip against the Balmain Tigers and the University of NSW.
Prior to the break for the OVO AWL competition mid-season, both Fremantle and the UWA Torpedoes played out derbies back in Round 5 at HBF Stadium.
Things got underway with the women’s clash which saw the Fremantle Marlins beat ...Continue Reading →
MELVILLE’S South Fremantle Bloods are the 2019 Men’s A-Grade premiers after winning Saturday’s Grand Final at Bicton Pool 13-8 over UWA Water Polo Club at Bicton Pool.
The teams for the Men’s A-Grade Grand Final were decided the previous Saturday in the Conference Finals which saw the South Fremantle Bloods defeat the Melville Sharks 14-10 while UWA booked their place in the decider by defeating Triton 15-13 in a cracking contest at HBF Stadium.
That all set the stage for the Grand Final for 2019 ...Continue Reading →
THE Melville Marlins have ended 2019 on a high ensuring Fremantle will enter the 2020 Australian Water Polo League full of confidence after winning the Women’s A-Grand Grand Final over Triton on Saturday at Bicton Pool.
The revamped Women’s A-Grade competition was played out prior to Christmas this summer to overcome the difficulties that come when trying to go up against the national AWL season once it’s up and running early in the new year.
That all led up to Saturday’s Grand ...Continue Reading →
The 2019 A Garde Men’s and Women’s Grand Finals took place at Bicton Pool on 14th of December. Its was great to see such high standard finals with all players giving it their best. Well done to all participating teams and a special mention to the winners.
MWPC South Freo Bloods 13 defeated UWA City Beach 8