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Water Polo News

Updated Thu Nov 23, 2017 (11:32 pm) by Louise Carson

Congratulations to Santa Maria and St Hilda's who have tied to be the Champion Schools in Water polo in 2017, just ahead of St Mary's in 3rdplace and Iona in 4th position.  Please see the results sections for all results this year.

Each school fills the following grades:

  • Senior  A  B
  • Junior   A  B

Junior (Yrs 7 - 9) Water Polo matches are played on Tuesday afternoons at HBF Stadium or St Hilda's.

Senior (Yrs 10 & 11) Water Polo play a one day carnival event at HBF stadium on Thursday the 25th Of October in 2018

This sport has been played by several IGSSA schools for several years prior but was introduced as an official IGSSA sport in 2010.

Fixtures can be seen below

Water Polo Programme

2017 Junior Waterpolo Fixtures

2017 Senior Waterpolo Fixtures - One day event 26th October

Water Polo Results

Final Team Placings 2017

Final 2017 Senior Waterpolo Results

Final Team Placings 2016

Final 2016 Senior Waterpolo Results

Final Team Placings 2015

Final Team Placings 2014

Final Team Placings 2013


Water Polo Guidelines

IGSSA Water Polo Guidelines

Game Time
Length of matches must be at least 2 by 10 minute halves. Games are to commence at the allocated fixture time.

Age Group Categories 
A Senior is a girl in Year 10 or 11
A Junior is a girl in Years 7, 8. or 9 
Each school must provide one staff member at each competition venue.

Substitutions and Reserves
Substitutions must be Senior to Senior, Junior to Junior and team grade to team grade - ie. Junior A cannot play below Senior A.
In the case of illness/injury, a Senior/Junior player may be substituted by a Senior/Junior player of a lower grade.
The following restrictions apply:
a) After playing three or more games in a certain grade, a girl may not play in a lower grade,
b) A student may play in only one match per fixture
c) Once a student takes the court/field in a higher grade and play   has commenced, they cannot be substituted back downwards
Reserves - may take the field in the case of injury at any time, according to the rules of the game.