Polo players off to the nationals

Smith Connors

Five Noosa water polo players were selected to represent Queensland at the national competition to be held at the Doone Kennedy Aquatic Centre in Hobart from 6-12 July.

The players, Juliette Painter (U14 Girls), Auguste Korac, Indra Kelly and Smith Connors (U14 Boys) and Thomas Neal (U14 Development Team) were all nominated into Queensland Squads last month and have been travelling to Brisbane up to three times a week for training and to secure a place in their respective teams. Four of the students school at Good Shepherd Lutheran College (Augie, Smith and Thomas hail from the same core class) and one is from St Teresa’s Catholic College. GSLC water polo coordinator Meagan Oakley is thrilled by the selections and excited for the upcoming Term 3 Sunshine Coast Schools Competition. “Noosa has a great track record of producing elite water polo athletes and this year is no exception, we wish players all the very best in Tasmania,” she .


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