The Hunter Hurricanes are keen to replicate the weekend's water polo event in some way, shape or form after successfully hosting seven top-level matches and another training camp for the Australian men's Olympic squad in Newcastle.
Hurricanes men's coach and former national team captain Dan Marsden said the club's board would consider trying to make it a permanent part of the playing calendar in the future.
"There was lots of quality water polo and good crowds right throughout the day," Marsden told the Newcastle Herald.
"Based on how it all went I think the Hunter board want to try and make it a permanent thing."
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Saturday's wall-to-wall fixtures were part of the men's and women's Sydney Super League competition, formed this year after COVID-19 saw the Australian Water Polo League reduced to a tournament in Brisbane from March 31.
The Sharks sessions were then lined up to coincide with the Newcastle round.
Marsden said the circumstances may change down the track, but the concept was worth keeping alive beyond 2021.
"Whether or not the Sydney Super League happens again or it moves to later in the year rather than the beginning," he said.
"If that's not possible maybe we run a weekend tournament and invite clubs from Sydney or elsewhere."
"We'd like to do something like that every year down in the harbour," he said.
"It's always a bit of a gamble going there and it wasn't our decision not to play, but we're lucky to have Lambton as a fallback venue."
In the men's competition, the Hurricanes cracked their first win of the season by defeating the Water Polo NSW development squad 14-8.
Lachlan McLeod scored four goals while the Robinson brothers, Mitch and Jake, netted five between them.
In the women's competition, the Hurricanes went down 10-7 to WPNSW with Lexie Burdack and Rose Schmieden both bagging doubles.
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