Water Polo

Water Polo

The Water Polo Committee works with the regional staff on development initiatives to support water polo opportunities.  It is responsible for the co-ordination of and delivery of:-

• Intra and Inter-Regional competitions and teams representing the Region in the Discipline

• The development of coaches and officials

• Elite training for players and being the sole conduit for advancement to national representation.

Water Polo has a number of key goals in the Region:-

• To develop the discipline by assisting member Clubs and County associations in relation to its areas of responsibility 

• To achieve 'top 4' positions at all Inter-Regional competitions

• To provide a pro-rata (to population) number of players to GB / national training squads

• To achieve in excess of pro-rata (to population) representation within GB age groups, other than Senior International Representation.

If you are looking for a University Water Polo Scholarship please visit the Swim England Water Polo Scholarship Guide. 

Inter County Water Polo Championship 2017

Please complete (by ticking each box of the competition you wish to enter) and return the below form together with payment by way of cheque in respect of each of the competitions which your County may wish to enter in 2016. The dates of all the Championships will be announced once the entries have been received.

Please note that Inter-Club Championships will be held providing that there is an appropriate number of entries for the Championships to be run in accordance with budget constraints. In the event the Championships does not take place then your entry fee will be refunded.

Entry Form and Conditions. 

Referees Course

The South West Waterpolo committee are running a referees course on 4th and 5th November 2017. 

The course will run on Saturday 4th 10am - 5pm and Sunday 5th 10am - 1pm at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Weston Super Mare. 

The cost will be £20 per person (including exam fees) 

The tutor will be Mike Jukes. 

For further details please contact Mike Coles on mike.coles1956@gmail.com

Regional Training Centre and Inter Regional Competition Dates and Times

Of Note, both October session in addition to training,  will allow trialling for those player (boys and girls) who were not previously trialled during the September 2017 sessions.

Notification of any selected male players trialled in the September session, will be informed of their academy selection by Close of play Sat 14 October 17. Please accept our apologies for the delay, as the stats needed to be correlated and sessions planned in order to provided the most targeted training and to match the different requirements for each age group.

Sessions - 2 hours for each group, 

21st October - girls rtc session 2 @ bristol (12.30-14.30 for 2003-2005 and 14.30 -16.30  2001-2002)

28th October - boys rtc session 2 and trial for IR @ GL1 (17.00-19.00 for 2003-2005 and 19.00 -21.00  2001-2002)

11th November - girls rtc session 3 and trial for IR @ bristol (12.30-14.30 for 2003-2005 and 14.30 -16.30  2001-2002)

11th November - boys rtc session 3 @ GL1 (17.00-19.00 for 2003-2005 and 19.00 -21.00  2001-2002)

2/3 December - girls IR Walsall

9/10 December - boys IR Walsall 

Water Polo Contacts

Chair - Stuart Noyce

Secretary - Mike Coles

Treasurer - Phil Garrad

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Water Polo Technical Committee Meeting Minutes 

Water Polo Technical Committee Meeting Minutes - July 2017

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