Fremantle Water Polo competes in the Australian Waterpolo League (AWL) fielding teams since the third year of the competition’s inception and now has the most successful men’s and women’s teams in the history of the AWL. Fremantle’s men’s (Mariners) and women’s (Marlins) teams have claimed multiple AWL championships and produced many Olympic and national representatives. Water Polo is the longest running Olympic team sport played globally. Fremantle Water Polo has grown out of the Melville Water Polo Club and includes the Dolphins and North Coast water polo clubs in the Fremantle conference.
To be the best water polo club in Australia – in every respect
To serve our members and realise the potential of our athletes, coaches and officials at every level – grass roots, representative and elite.
The Melville Water Polo Club is a foundation club of the Western Australian Water Polo Association, one of six clubs to compete in the inaugural Western Australian Water Polo competition in 1946.
Melville Water Polo Club has an outstanding tradition of producing great players and even better people. Our pantheon of Olympians is now 14 strong, and the club is proud to see our athletes competing with the world’s best in the most revered sporting event on the planet. Our Fremantle Water Polo women’s team, the Fremantle Marlins, have won five national championships in 2004,2005, 2007, 2008 and 2014 – equal best in the national competition. The Fremantle Mariners, have won seven titles in total, setting the record of ten consecutive Grand Final appearances in 2006 – they won four titles during this time.