Sydney Uni Water Polo Club

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Sydney Uni Lions
League National Water Polo League
Based in Sydney
Colors          
Head coach Women: Ian Trent
Manager Women: Leanne McKee

Sydney Uni Lions is an Australian club water polo team that competes in the National Water Polo League. They have a men's team and a women's team and are based in Sydney.

General information[edit]

The club's colours are blue and gold, and their major sponsor is Sydney University Sports Union.[1] The team's home pool is the Peter Montgomery Pool at the Sydney University Sports Centre.[1]

Men's team[edit]

As of 2012, the men's team was coached by Damian Fanning and included Australia men's national water polo team member Thomas Whalan.[2]

Women's team[edit]

As of 2012, the team was coached by Ian Trent while Leanne McKee served as the club's manager. Members of the 2011 club who had experience as a members of the Australia women's national water polo team included Elysha O'Neill, Hannah Buckling, Joanne Whitehorn, Keesja Gofers and Alicia Brightwell.[1] The women's team joined the National Water Polo League in 2004.[1] They were semi-finals in the league championships in 2006 and 2007. They were elimination finalists in 2011.[1] In 2011, the team was coached by David Hudson and managed by Bruce Hammond.[3]

The team has a crosstown rival, Cronulla Sharks.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Australian Water Polo Inc.: 2012 Sydney Uni Lions Women". Australianwaterpolo.com.au. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  2. ^ "NWPL Finals Series Men Day 1: Sydney Uni Pose as Title Contenders". Au.ibtimes.com. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Australian Water Polo Inc.: 2011 Sydney Uni Lions Women". Australianwaterpolo.com.au. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  4. ^ Forrest, Brad. "In-form Sharks face tough test — Local News — Sport — Waterpolo — St George & Sutherland Shire Leader". Theleader.com.au. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 

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