Club representatives at Rio 2016

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 with 0 Comments

Footscray Swimming and Water Polo Clubs Inc. are proud to announce that four of our members will be participating at the Rio Olympic Games.

Rio Reps

 

From left to right are, Daniel Flahive, Jarrod Gilchrist, Lynne Morrison, James Stanton-French.

Water Polo Australia held a luncheon for all team members in Sydney prior to the team’s departure on Saturday 9th July 2016.

Lynne Morrison is the Manager of the Australian Women’s Water Polo Team, Daniel Flahive is the No1 referee in Australia and has been appointed by FINA to referee in Rio. Lynne and Daniel also represented the club at the London Olympics in 2012.

Jarrod Gilchrist and James Stanton-French are members of the Australian Men’s Water polo Team, this is Jarrod’s 1st Olympic Games and he is a field player that can play in a number of position, James will be attending his 3rd Olympics and is one of the 2 goal keepers in the team.

Both teams have now arrived in Rio, the competition for the Men’s team commences on 7th August (AEST) and they will play Brazil in their first game.

The Women’s team play their 1st game against Russia on 10th August (AEST). The water polo games schedule can be found on the Water Polo Australia web site.

We wish them well in their quest to bring home Gold Medals for Australia.

25th WESTERN REGION SWIMMING CARNIVAL – A BIG THANK YOU

Posted on July 11th, 2016 with 0 Comments

Footscray Swimming and Waterpolo Clubs would like to thank everyone who helped make the 25th Western Regions Swimming Carnival such as success. From our two main sponsors Physiohealth and Burnham Real Estate, sponsors Persinality Trophies and Equine and Canine Acupuncture and Muscle Therapist, all the volunteers who helped with timekeeping, marshaling and team management and most of all the swimmers themselves who put in such an amazing effort. Thanks to you all and we hope to see you again next year!

25th WESTERN REGION SWIMMING CARNIVAL – RESULTS

Posted on July 4th, 2016 with 0 Comments

See the full list of results from yesterdays event by clicking on this link

 

25th WESTERN REGION SWIMMING CARNIVAL – UPDATES

Posted on June 29th, 2016 with 0 Comments

We are very lucky to have the support of our Major Sponsor Physiohealth, they will be set up on Sunday to assist swimmers, with massage and stretching.  Please make yourself known to them and please take up the offer of a free massage.

Please find attached our Meet Program and also the Time Line.

Please enter the pool at the side entrance, not via the front door.
Access to the pool will not be until 8.00am
Please note that events 1 and 2 will be combined.
With such a big entry seating will be tight.
Thanks once again for your entry and see you all on Sunday 3rd July.

25th WESTERN REGION SWIMMING CARNIVAL

Posted on June 26th, 2016 with 0 Comments

On Sunday 3rd July, Footscray Swimming and Water Polo Clubs Inc are conducting the 25th Western Region Swimming Carnival.

This year we have been overwhelmed with entries and we thank everyone for their support.

This year we have been lucky enough to secure 2 major sponsors.

Once again Physiohealth are on board as a major sponsor and this year Burnham Real Estate have also kindly offered to be joint major sponsors.

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Click the logo to visit the Physio Health Website

 

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Click the logo to find out more about Burnham Real Estate

The club are very grateful for your sponsorship it assists us greatly in the running of this competition.

Please find attached the Entry List for this carnival – click here. Ensure that you check that your entries are correct. Due to a full program, we cannot accept any further entries.

If you have any concerns please email the club: footscrayswimmingandwaterpolo@gmail.com

The program will be completed at 2.00 pm.

Full program will be available for download Thursday 30th June.