School Sport Australia: WA honours for St Stephen’s School student

Glenda Morgan in action.
School Sport Australia: WA honours for St Stephen’s School student
Glenda Morgan in action.

DUNCRAIG’S Glenda Morgan (15) joined the WA 17 Years and Under girls team in Queensland recently for the School Sport Australia Water Polo Championships.

The St Stephen’s School student said they really enjoyed travelling to Noosa to play in the tournament.

“Our team got on really well and we enjoyed the time together,” Morgan said.

“Unfortunately the NSW and Queensland teams were stronger than ours and we lost our games against them.

“We were evenly matched against the ACT and went into the bronze medal match against them. At the end of the game it was a draw and unfortunately we lost in the penalty shootout.”

She said every game was tough but they worked hard.

“It brought us closer as a team and gave us an idea of areas where we need to focus on in future,” she said.

“In WA, there aren’t many clubs to play against and it was a great opportunity to play against the Eastern States teams.

“It’s also good to get to meet new players from outside of my state.”

Morgan started playing flippaball for fun when she was in Year 3 and water polo as a cross-training exercise for netball in Year 6.

“I have been playing for UWA City Beach Water Polo Club since then,” she said.

“This year I’ve been playing in both U16 and U18 age group and have played in a few serious teams and squads.

“I’m not sure at this stage how far I want to take water polo, for me it’s all about being making long-lasting friendships and staying healthy.”

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