Tom Hoad Cup

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The Tom Hoad Cup was an annual four-day international water polo event, staged in Perth, Western Australia from 2003 to 2012. The event is named for Tom Hoad, a former coach and long-time player for the Australia national water polo team and senior administrator in the international governing body (FINA).


The event is hosted by the Melville Water Polo Club and the competition is played at Bicton Pool.



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