Water Polo

The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.

The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.

Webster and O'Hea ready to lead Australia

May 26th, 2021

​Not only will Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders Rowie Webster and Jenna O’Hea be representing Australia at another Olympic Games, they will also be going as team captains.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Webster confirmed in Australian team, as 3x3 team get ready to take on qualifiers

May 24th, 2021

In VIS sport, Rowie Webster has been announced in the Australian Olympic Team, whilst Bec Cole and her 3x3 Australian Team get ready to take on the qualifying event. Nikki van Dijk knocked off seven-time world champion Steph Gilmore, as Liz Cambage brought up 2,000 career points.

Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team Selected for Tokyo

May 24th, 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced the 13-strong women’s water polo team for Tokyo 2020, which includes Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder, Rowie Webster.

Montag ready to tackle issues for women and girls in sport as IOC Young Leader

February 5th, 2021

After being selected for Tokyo 2020, Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Jemima Montag can now also add IOC Young Leader to her resume after being chosen from a pool of 3,000 applicants for the prestigious program.

2XU Coach Awards Winners

November 23rd, 2020

14 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes were today named winners of the 2XU Coach Awards. The awards were announced as part of the 2020 Victorian Institute of Sport Awards.

VIS athletes triumph at Athens

August 26th, 2020

The performance of our Olympic and Paralympic teams in Athens was exceptional.

Webster & Steere named in Aussie Stingers squad 

July 22nd, 2020

The Aussie Stingers have unveiled their squad of 20 for the next 12 months, as the count down to the Tokyo Olympic Games reaches the one year to go mark. The squad includes two VIS athletes, Rowie Webster and Madeleine Steere.

100 years of the AOC

April 29th, 2020

Originally formed as the Australian Olympic Council on April 29th, 1920, the anniversary marks the formal separation of Australia and New Zealand from the combined “Australasia” entity which had competed in the 1908 London and 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games.


March 16th, 2020

The sporting calendar has been heavily impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak.

Tastes for Tokyo | Okonomiyaki - Rowie Webster

September 16th, 2019

Okonomiyaki means “whatever you like, grilled” and is one of the most well-known Japanese dishes. It is commonly referred to as a Japanese pancake.

Madeleine Steere

2nd 2019 FINA Inter-Continental Cup, Perth

3rd 2018 FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup, Surgut RUS

Rowie Webster

2nd 2019 FINA Inter-Continental Cup, Perth

3rd 2018 FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup, Surgut RUS

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