Posts tagged Under 18
NZ Squads announced – 21 Waitak players selected!

New Zealand Water Polo has released their high performance programme, including squad announcements for Seniors through to Born 2004.

A total of 21 Waitakere players were selected for their age group squads. Congratulations to you all, we look forward to having you represent us on the world stage!  Our head coach, David Carevic has also been named as head coach for Senior Men, Born 1999 Men and Born 2001 Men. 

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Farewell Dani!

Tonight we say good bye to Daniel (Dani) Cercols. Dani's achievements with Waitak will be with us for a long time to come and will never be forgotten.

Dani was named MVP of the New Zealand Water Polo Men's National League while playing for the Waitakere Blue Devils and alongside this commitment as a player, he was also the assistant coach of our Senior Women's Team who won Gold in the Woman's National League (read more about it here).

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Waitakere's Armstrong making waves in Turkish league

“After world champs I had been approached by a club from Montenegro, but Goran helped me get a trial with my current club. After that, it was up to me to show them who I am.” he said.

It was all go from there, he’s now in the team’s starting line up as a centre forward, as well as boasting the titles of the youngest paid player in the team and the youngest foreign player in the entire Turkish League. An impressive CV for an 18-year-old player from Green Bay High School, but you won’t catch him shouting it from the rooftops.

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Zach MonkUnder 18, NZ Reps, 2016
Stankovich hits late penalty to secure rare win for New Zealand

Best mates Downie, Stankovich and Troy Amstrong first played together in 2010 as part of the Glen Eden Intermediate boys team and are now crucial members of team New Zealand.

In their fourth match of the tournament, New Zealand led by as much as four earlier in the match as the kiwis jumped out to a 5-1 lead late in the first quarter.

However, China clawed their way back into the match, only for Stankovich to have the last say.

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Zach MonkUnder 18, NZ Reps, 2016