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Rules of Waterpolo
Water polo is a team water sport. The game consists of 4 quarters.. Maximum output with some simple thoughts...
Starting the game
Each team starts on the wall of their respective side with 7 players 6 fielders and one goalkeeper. To start the game, the referee blows the whistle and throws the ball in at the center line represented by a white mark on the side of the pool deck. The two sprinters are the players closest to the side to where the ref threw the ball, and are usually the teams fastest swimmers. The two teams race each other to be in possession of the ball and either pass or hand the ball off the the chaser, who follows the sprinter.