Australia and Hungary tie

The Australian Men's Water Polo team remain winless in their Olympic campaign after drawing in their second preliminary round match against a fierce Hungary line up.

In what was a fiery encounter against the Hungarians, the Australians found the back of the net off their first shot. Hungary bounced back to hold a one goal lead (5-6) at the half time break.

The third quarter saw a goal for goal shoot-out, with Australia hitting the front (8-7) with 2 minutes remaining thanks to Sydneysider, Joe Kayes.

Deep into the final term the Hungarians took the lead 8-9 but Australia fought back with 26 seconds left on the clock, levelling the match 9-9 with Johnno Cotterill finding the goals.

Despite only seconds remaining the Hungarian's were not finished, shooting for the net but had it denied by goalkeeper, James Stanton-French. 

The Aussie Sharks will face an uphill battle to progress through to the quarter-finals stage and next face Japan on Wednesday 10 August at 10:00pm (AEST).

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