Club Legend Peter Bennett Honoured

Peter Bennett

At the AWPI Awards Dinner over the weekend, Melbourne Club Champion Peter Bennett was inducted into the AWPI Hall of Fame.  Peter can only be described as a superstar at all levels of Water Polo - National, State and Club.  Peter was selected in 3 Olympics, 1948 (later withdrawing due to illness) and as Captain in 1952 and 1956, 1 Empire Games, played 46 International Games and played Water Polo for Australia for 10 years.  He represented Victoria on 10 occasions, played countless interstate matches and coached Victoria for a further 8 years.  His commitment to and record for the Melbourne Club was no less impressive. Peter played and/or coached the Club's  'A' Grade team for 17 years and being involved in

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MC National League Reps

MC Men Reps

This week the Victorian Tigers National League teams will head to Sydney to play off for medals and final placings at the National League finals commencing on Thursday. Both the men and women's teams are sitting nicely at 3rd and 2nd position on the ladder respectively heading into the business end of the season. The club has 9 athletes representing their state: Alli Van Ommen and Katie Blunt for the women, and James Woods, Gabe Addley, Matty Perrott, AJ Edwards, Blake Edwards, Lachie Edwards and Richie Hyden for the men. A fantastic effort.

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MC Trio Make Aus Junior Team

Aus Jnr Men

The Australian Junior Men's squad has recently been announced with 3 MC members making the cut. It has certainly been a while since the club has had multiple athletes selected in a senior team like this, and huge congratulations goes out to Gabe Addley, Lachie Edwards and Matty Perrott for their selection in this squad.

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MC Club Dinner Fundraiser (updated)

The Board of the Melbourne Collegians Water Polo Club invites all Club Members, their Families and Friends to attend the 2012 Melbourne Collegians Dinner/Fundraiser. There are a number of events scheduled during the water polo year which celebrate both player achievements and activities in the pool but the Board is excited to announce this event as a social gathering….inclusive of more than just the water polo community.

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