National League, Water Polo

Ireland Water Polo | Women’s National League Premier Division 2014-2016

IWP Women’s National League Premier 2014-15

 

  P W L D GD Pts
2nd Round Group A            
St. Vincent’s 3 3 0 0 31 9
Glenalbyn 3 1 1 1 -1 4
Cathal Brugha 3 1 2 0 -15 3
Donegall Diamonds 3 0 2 1 -15 1
2nd Round Group B            
Guinness 3 3 0 0 10 9
Tribes 3 2 1 0 5 6
Trinity 3 1 2 0 -5 3
Drogheda 3 0 3 0 -10 0
1st Round            
St. Vincent’s 7 7 0 0 135 21
Cathal Brugha 7 6 1 0 31 18
Donegall Diamonds 7 5 2 0 23 15
Glenalbyn 7 4 3 0 8 12
Guinness 7 3 4 0 -28 9
Tribes 7 2 5 0 -51 6
Drogheda 7 1 6 0 -49 3
Trinity 7 0 7 0 -69 0
UCC # (Withdrew) 6 0 6 0 -95 0

[1]

 

Season Format: Following One Round-Robin of 7 matches teams were split in Groups A & B depending on position, with Group A playing for the title and Group B playing for relegation. Points not carried forward.

 

IWP Women’s National League Division 1 2015-16

 

  P W L D GD Pts
St. Vincent’s 10 10 0 0 170 30
Cathal Brugha 11 8 3 0 17 24
Donegall Diamonds 10 6 4 0 14 18
Tribes 10 5 5 0 -7 15
Glenalbyn 11 4 7 0 -19 12
Guinness # 6 1 5 0 -35 3
Trinity 10 0 10 0 -140 0

[2]

 

Note: # Guinness withdrew after one round of fixtures, their record stood but no matches from their second round were counted.

Report

 

Water Polo was invented in Scotland in the late 19th Century and has been played in Ireland since the early 20th Century. Its’ heydey was in the 1960s when Ireland Qualified for the European Championships.

St. Vincent’s of Glasnevin, Dublin, have been the dominant team in Irish Women’s Water Polo for the last three years, winning all their league matches every year.

 

References

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Websites

 

[1] Swim Ireland (2015) Water Polo – League Table Results 2014-2015 [Internet] Available from: http://www.swimireland.ie/other-water-sports/water-polo/league-tablesresults/ [Accessed 16 February 2017]

[2] Swim Ireland (2016) Water Polo – Fixtures 2015-2016 [Internet] Available from: http://www.swimireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2016/03/Fixtures-April-2.pdf [Accessed 28 October 2016]

Images

 

[5] Ireland Water Polo (2014) Ireland Water Polo Logo [Internet] Availabble from: https://irelandwaterpolo.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/ireland-water-polo.png [Accessed 21 February 2017]

 

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to Caoimhe Mullaney.

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 1 January 2018

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and INAWSA 2018

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