Hurricanes make national mark at Tokyo 2020 camp EXPOSURE: Jake Robinson was one of five Hunter Hurricanes juniors that took part in a Water Polo camp called Tokyo 2020 in Canberra this week. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers
Bailey Sheather (far right)
TweetFacebook Hunter Hurricanes at Tokyo 2020 campPictures by Max Mason-Hubers, Marina Neil and Jonathan CarrollIt may be another three years away but five Hunter Hurricanes juniors hada taste of the 2020 Olympics in Canberra this week.
The Robinson brothers, Jake and Mitch, Matt Humby, Bailey Sheather and Kate Hughes have just wrapped up a six-dayToward Tokyoidentification camp at the n Institute of Sport.
National senior water polo head coachesElvis Fatovic and Sakis Kehagias oversaw the event, which involved training sessions both in and out of the water before a mini tournament that finished on Monday.
It doubled as selection trials for n junior and youth squads contesting overseas tours and world championships later in 2017.
* AUSTRALIANschoolgirls representative Dakota Thomas will return home to Kilaben Bay with a silver medal from theDigicel Punjas International Secondary School Netball Challenge.
The goal keeper was part of the national under-15 squad that lost Friday’s final 40-28 to Aotearoa Maori in Fiji.
They beat Auckland Samoa 35-31 in the semi.
* ALSOheading overseas on a School Sport tour is Floraville’sKy Willott and Maitland Rams pair Brad Paterson and Wade Harry.
The national under-16 hockey squaddeparted for Europe late last week with warm-up matches scheduled for Belgium and The Netherlands before a four-nation tournament in Germany.
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