Tickets for the big 40th!

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 CBWPC’s 40th Season Celebration

All past and present members are invited to celebrate the last 4 decades at City Beach Water Polo Club. The perfect opener to our 40th season!
3 course dinner * drinks included * DJ * special guest MC
 Official launch of “The History of City Beach Water Polo Club Inc
If you haven’t already, you can now reserve your copy of the book that captures our Club’s history from 1979 – 2018. It includes plenty of stories, memories, legends and photos from the past 40 years. 
Venue:  Function Centre,  Claremont Football Club
Dress:  Formal Attire
Seating:  Tables of 10 
Tickets:  Individual tickets to be purchased; arrange to sit with friends on the night.
Early Bird ticket* $98
Standard ticket $125
Club’s History Book $75
*Early bird tickets available until August 31st.
 Please note, this is an 18+ event

Buy your tickets here

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State League Grand Final Fever!!


Congratulations to all our teams who made the Senior and Junior State League Grand Finals this year! A fantastic end to a strong season of water polo.

Well done to the Juniors who showed the Seniors how it’s done! We had 5 junior teams playing last Sunday with 4 claiming the premiership flag!

    • 14U A Girls – coached by Rob Cullingford
    • 16U A Boys – coached by Matt George, assisted by ‘The Rotator’ Simon Williams
    • 18U A Girls – coached by Scott Schweickle 
    • 18U A Boys – coached by Nic Hughes
    • Premier League Women – UWA Rangers, coached by Scott Schweickle
    • 14U A Boys – coached by Joe Goldfinch
    • Div 2 Hop Bears
    • Div 1 Oils
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You can see all the results and winning team photos below on Water Polo WA’s website 

SunSmart Juniors GF Results

Premier League and Seniors GF Results


The fun of the Finals weekend has been captured through many different lenses. For all of these game action shots below we would like to acknowledge Kylie Geelen. Thanks Kylie! Keep scrolling for more pics of Senior Grand final day and the intimate Wind Up presentations.

14A BEARS – PREMIERS in action!

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16A BLUES  – PREMIERS on fire!

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Hop Bears got so close!

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Oils claim the silver

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A big THANK YOU to our Committee and all those behind the scenes who make Grand Final weekend and the season run so smoothly:

  • Jackie Vittino – so much happens because of this amazing lady who also manages Flippa Ball and District Schools competitions
  • Amy and Dan – BBQ! 
  • Matt, Taylor, Drew and helpers – Cafe and Bar
  • Susi Pedley – Uniform guru
  • Louise Storey and all our wonderful table staff
  • All of our Age Delegates for juniors – legends!!
  • Club Captains – Women: Michelle Simson  Men: Dan Toleman

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Junior Wind Up!

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Following the awesome results of the Grand Finals 2 weeks ago, the Juniors celebrated their 2018 season and acknowledged the many people who made it so successful, and fun!

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Congratulations to all of the team MVP’s and Coaches award recipients.  Special mention to SL Association Division Best and Fairest winners, James Lantzke (U14A Boys), Andrew Barber (U16A Boys) and Taz Williams (U18A Boys) – outstanding!

We would like to pay tribute to those members of our Club who were awarded special Club awards in recognition of their efforts both in and out of the pool.


This person is an all-rounder who represents our club with excellence, showing dedication and commitment to the Club.  They give their best in the pool, when they train and play, and are always willing to help around the Club.  With a positive attitude they are a great example for younger players to look up to.

The 2018 winner was nominated for her fantastic work with coaching Friday night FlippaBall teams and Saturday morning DSC teams.  She happily assists whenever called upon.  She always has a positive manner and attitude and is extremely polite.  Her sister won it last year. What a family!

Congratulations to UWA City Beach Water Polo Club’s Best Junior Club Member for 2018, Sami Rasmussen. 

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The Senior Award this year went to a person who has worked tirelessly to help out our club.  She has managed no less than 5 Under 14 teams for the past 3 seasons and has just taken 40 14U boys and crew to the National Club Champs in Canberra.  She works, she runs a busy house, she keeps Damo in line, and she gives and gives and gives to our Junior program.

Congratulations to UWA City Beach Water Polo Club’s Best Senior Club Member for 2018, Maryanne Marshall



Traditionally we recognise a select few players who we believe have a big future in water polo, with the prestigious awards of Rising Star in the Under 14’s and Most Outstanding Junior in the U16’s. This is selected by our Head Coaches.  Congratulations to our  UWA CB Rising Stars for 2018.

UWA CBWPC U14 Boys Rising Star Ashton Tessler
UWA CBWPC U14 Girls Rising Star Zelma Koka
UWA CBWPC U16 Most Outstanding Junior Boy Campbell McAullay
UWA CBWPC U16 Most Outstanding Junior Girl Jamie Cannon

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Again, a HUGE shout out to the amazing Coaches, managers and parents who support our strong Junior Program.

Thanks especially to Damian Kelly for his continued excellence, patience and humour in working with so many energetic and talented young polo bears!











How fast are our Fastest Junior Bears!?


Congratulations to the 14U and 16U Junior players who got involved in the inaugural StreetX Fastest Junior Bear event yesterday.

A big shout out to Jackie Vittino for all her work in organising the day and to Clare Barber, Lisa Lilleyman, Maryanne Marshall and our time keepers for helping out. Thank you! 

Also to the Fastest Bear founders Nathan and Simon Phillips, and the Fastest Oldest Bear Charlie Liggins who were on hand to inspire the next generation!! May this be the start of an annual Club event. 

See all the photos from the day below…..including the elegant Swan Relay!

So, just how fast are our Fastest Junior Bears over 33m?



  1. Thomas Michael – 19.00s
  2. James Lantzke – 19.81
  3. Josh Rasmussen – 20.30

Special  mentions to Jett Jaegar-Harvey who was Fastest Born 06 and made 14U final and Josh Rasmussen – Fastest B05

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  1. Andrew Barber – 16.78s
  2. Flynn Mason – 17.32
  3. Menno Talbot – 17.88

Special  mention to Declan Cook – Fastest B03


  1. Bella Sayer – 19.87s
  2. Alice Williams – 19.94
  3. Zelma Koko – 20.16

Special mention to Gabrielle Sayer – Fastest B05


  1. Jamie Cannon- 19.56s
  2. Millie McFarlane – 20.88
  3. Sami Rasmussen – 20.94

Special Mention to Sami Rasmussen = Fastest B03



14U – Zelma 

16U – Georgia 


14U – Owen 

16 U – Billy (see the footage on our Insta page!)

How long will our Fastest Jnr Bear records stand for?!