Polo News


Look here for South Australian Canoe Polo News

Training - Each Sunday 6.00 to 8.00pm at Adelaide Aquatic Centre, Jeffcott St, NORTH ADELAIDE

Batchat #2/2014 Click here

Batchat #1/2014 Click /site/canoeing/sa/downloads/Canoe Polo/Newsletter/2014 Summer season Batchat.pdf

Batchat - 15 October 2013 (Spring season week 6) Click here

Batchat - 8 August 2013 (Winter Season Finals) - Click here

Batchat - 9 July - Click here

Spring Season - commences Sat 24 August

2013 Australian Canoe Polo Teams - World Games Cali, Columbia

Dateline -  Sunday 4th August 2013: Australian Mens & Womens Canoe Polo Teams were placed 5th in the World Games competition.  Click here for all the results of Canoe Polo competition at the 2013 World Games at Cali, Columbia.

Competitions at the highest level in a multitude of diverse, popular and spectacular sports make up the mainstay of The World Games. Sports practiced on land, in the air, in and on the water, all concur in the pursuit of "Faster, Higher, Stronger". At quadrennial intervals, in the years following the Games of the Olympiad, the world’s best athletes in these sports unite in their common search for excellence during The World Games. As the pinnacle in the competition calendar and as a highly visible stage for top athletes to perform on, The World Games generate worldwide exposure for the participating sports and athletes alike.

Above all, The World Games provide the unique setting for thousands of athletes from different sports and countries to join in a celebration of unity and friendship across all boundaries. The World Games are the main event for all these athletes – one marked by sporting exploits as well as by camaraderie.  Further information available at http://worldgames2013.com.co/en/.

Congratulations to the teams representing Australia at this years World Games.

Open Men

Craig Hutchinson (NSW, Captain), Ian McIntosh (SA, Vice Captain), Stephen Hubbard (SA), Anton Holmes (SA), Bob Sims (NSW), Matthew Moore (VIC),Josh Holmes (SA), Luke Holmes (SA), Nathan Moore (VIC, Coach)

Open Women

Sarah Heard (SA, Captain), Siobhan Goble (SA, Vice Captain), Rebecca Jennings (VIC), Lauren Lajilak (VIC), Brooke Honeyman (VIC), Nikky Lee (WA), Ailsa Enting-Hawke (SA), Matthew Heard (SA, Coach)

2013 Summer Series Victorian Invitational

A great weekend of canoe polo competition took place at Lake Nagambie, Victoria on the weekend of 27-28 April.  South Australia was well represented in all categories - Open Division 1 and 2, Open Women, Juniors and microjuniors - a new division trialling modified field and goals for those new players under 15.  The venue held three fields, situated right on the banks of the Lake Nagambie Leisure Park - providing exceptional facilities and close accomodation for all.  Nagambie currently hosts rowing and waterskiing aquatif facilities and there is local council support to further develop the venue with permanent canoe polo tournament facilities.  Congratulations goes to all competitors, all place getters and to the Victorian Canoe Polo organising committe for putting on a great competition at an exceptional venue.

2013 Oceania Canoe Polo Championship Results

CONGRATULATIONS to all South Australian athletes, coaches and officials who represented Australia in recent weeks at the 2013 Oceania Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Australia Achieved Fantastic Results!

Gold: Australian Women, Australian Open, Australian Veterans         Silver: Australian Masters                Bronze: Australian U21.

Upcoming Events - 2013

  • Canoe Polo Registration / Come and Try / Bring a Friend: Sunday 5 May, 4:30pm – 6:30pm, Adelaide Aquatic Centre
  • Sunday Training commences: Sunday 12 May, 4:30pm – 6:30pm, Adelaide Aquatic Centre

Winter Season 2013

  • Venue: Adelaide Aquatic Centre, Jeffcott Street North Adelaide
  • Season Dates: Saturday 11th May – Saturday 17th August
  • Time: 3:00pm – 6:30pm
  • Grades: Div 1, Div 2, Div 3, Div 4. 
    • Div 3 plays with modified rules
    • Div 4 plays with small ball, lowered goals and modified rules

Everyone is Welcome!!

Register your interest by completing the registration form - click here and emailing it to langsf@ozemail.com.au by 1 May 2013 or attending Registration and Training Day on Sunday 5 May between 4:30pm and 6:30pm at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre.


2013 SA Polo Technical Committee

Elected at the Polo Players Forum committee positions are:
  • Chairperson: Rob Watson
  • Deputy Chairperson: Nicole Hendry
  • Secretary: Anthea Courtney
  • Finance: Rob Watson
  • Development: Nicole Hendry, Leigh Richardson
  • Competition: Simon & Anne Langsford
  • Chief Referee: vacant
  • Coaching Coordinator: Matt Heard
  • National Committee Liaison: Noel Holmes
  • Equipment Officer: Steve Wild
  • Communications Officer: Janet Burdon
  • Committee members: Peter Duong, Gaylene Watson, Linda Polito