WA Performance Program 2021

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After careful consideration and consultation, a trial will be implemented to ascertain the viability of a reconfigured Performance Program in WA commencing in January 2021. This decision follows the end of a fulltime WAIS program and considerable debate and discussion that identified the need for WPWA to take a leadership role to ensure the viability, health and sustainability of Water Polo in one of Australia’s most important breeding grounds for talent.

Following a meeting with all WA Clubs, ...

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O’Leary turns focus to Triton, Torpedoes, career

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DAYNA O’Leary might no longer be shooting for that Olympics dream, but it isn’t stopping her being one of Western Australia’s finest water polo players whether it’s at national league level for the UWA Torpedoes or in the A-Grade competition with Triton.

For years O’Leary was part of the water polo program at the WA Institute of Sport and everything she was doing was with the ultimate goal of representing Australia at the Olympic Games.

Along the way she did get the ...

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Round 8 Men’s A-Grade Wrap

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WITH the race for finals positions heating up in the Men’s A-Grade competition, there were big Round 8 wins on Saturday for the Port Colts and Triton while South Fremantle Bloods just remained undefeated while it was a tight win too for UWA Flotsam.

There are now just two rounds remaining in the regular season of the Men’s A-Grade competition before the semi finals will determine who takes part in the Grand Finals for 2020 on Saturday December 12.

The Round 8 ...

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Round 8 Women’s A-Grade Wrap

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APPLECROSS was able to maintain its undefeated season in the Women’s A-Grade competition with a win over Triton in Round 8 on Saturday while it was a draw between the Melville Marlins and UWA City Beach.

The two matches in Round 8 of the Women’s A-Grade competition took place on Saturday afternoon. It got underway at HBF Stadium’s Outdoor Pool and that saw Applecross defeat Triton 12-6.

The other match up took place at Bicton Pool and the Melville Marlins and UWA ...

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Round 7 Men’s A-Grade Wrap

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THE South Fremantle Bloods continued their undefeated season in the Men’s A-Grade competition with a win in Round 7 on Saturday against Dolphins while the race beneath them is heating up following wins for Triton, UWA City Beach and Port Colts.

All four matches in Round 7 of the Men’s A-Grade competition all took place on Saturday afternoon once again and as a result, the race is really firing up between the teams from second to sixth in the battle for ...

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Round 7 Women’s A-Grade Wrap

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ON the back of standout scoring performances from Zoe Arancini and Dayna O’Leary, it was Applecross and Triton coming away with strong Round 7 victories in the Women’s A-Grade competition on Saturday.

Stunning weather greeted the teams for the Round 7 action on Saturday and it ended up seeing Triton record an 11-4 victory against UWA City Beach at HBF Stadium on the back of six goals from Dayna O’Leary.

After the game, O’Leary was happy with Triton’s performance but they never ...

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Round 6 Men’s A-Grade Wrap

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THE Water Polo WA Men’s A-Grade competition for 2020 resumed on Saturday afternoon with four enthralling matches across two venues with the South Fremantle Bloods and UWA Flotsam scoring wins to keep them at the top of the table.

The competition took a break the previous weekend after the opening five weeks of the 2020 A-Grade season and then resumed with a bang on Saturday afternoon with the four matches across two separate pools.

It all got underway at HBF Stadium’s Outdoor ...

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Round 6 Women’s A-Grade Wrap

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WITH Zoe Arancini continuing to lead the way, Applecross kept winning on Saturday to remain unbeaten in the Women’s A-Grade competition for 2020 while the Melville Marlins also kept their winning form going.

Following a week’s break after the opening five rounds of the A-Grade competition for 2020, the action resumed on Saturday afternoon with all four women’s teams in action at Bicton Pool.

Those results saw the Melville Marlins take away a 12-7 victory against Triton while Applecross also defeated UWA ...

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Ford refocused on big goals after challenges of 2020

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IT’S fair to say 2020 didn’t quite live up to what Andrew Ford had hoped. It had the possibility of being the year of his life if he got to represent Australia at the Tokyo Olympics, but instead he hopes that can happen in 2021 and he’s looked at the positives.

Ford has now played 75 times for the Aussie Sharks in international water polo and having been part of the team that won the FINA World Cup silver medal in ...

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Men’s A-Grade wrap after five rounds

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FIVE rounds into the season of the Men’s A-Grade competition from Water Polo WA to close 2020 and it’s the South Fremantle Bloods undefeated but UWA Flotsam and Port Colts are breathing down their necks with plenty of players in outstanding form.

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on most areas of life across the world in 2020 but to the credit of everyone involved, the A-Grade competition from Water Polo WA has started this season without a hitch and we ...

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