Water Polo

Ireland Water Polo

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Water Polo has been played in Ireland for over 100 years, and there is currently a National League in Men’s, Women’s and Underage Categories as well as National Cups. The Irish Water Polo Association was founded in 1964. There is also a Men’s Leinster League below the three National League Divisions. Associated sports include Canoe Polo and Underwater Hockey.

Below you will find links to the Results and Tables of various competitions in Ireland Water Polo, Canoe Polo and Underwater Hockey:

Ireland Water Polo Men’s

Ireland Water Polo Men’s National Leagues, Knockout Cups and Irish Championships

Ireland Water Polo Men’s National League Tier 1

Ireland Water Polo Men’s National League Division 1 2016-2020

Ireland Water Polo Men’s National League Premier Division 2011-2016

IWP MNL Division 1: 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 

IWP Men’s Premier League: 2014-15 2013-14

IWPA MNL Division 1: 2010-11 2008-09 2003-04 2002-03 1990-91

Ireland Water Polo Men’s National League Tier 2

Ireland Water Polo | Men’s National League Division 2 2014-2016

Ireland Water Polo | Men’s National League | Division 2 2016-2018

IWP MNL Division 2 (Seasons): 2019-20 2018-19 2016-17 

IWPA Division 2 National League (Seasons): 2010-11

Ireland Water Polo Men’s National League Tier 3

Ireland Water Polo | Men’s National League Division 3 2014-2016

Ireland Water Polo | Men’s National League | Division 3 2016-2018

IWP MNL Division 3: 2019-20 2018-19 2016-17

Irish Water Polo Association Season Tables

Irish Water Polo Association Era:

IWPA National Leagues (Tables): 2007-08

IWPA Men’s Irish Chamionships (Seasons): 2002-03

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Ireland Water Polo Women’s

Ireland Water Polo Women’s National Leagues

Ireland Water Polo Women’s National Leagues Tier 1

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

Ireland Water Polo | Women’s National League | Division 1 2016-2018

IWP WNL Division 1: 2019-20 2018-19 2016-17 

IWP Women’s Premier League: 2014-15

IWPA WNL Division 1: 2003-04 2002-03

Ireland Water Polo Women’s National League Tier 2

Ireland Water Polo | Women’s National League | Division 2 2015-2018

IWP WNL Division 2: 2019-20 2018-19 2016-17 

Ireland Water Polo Women’s Knockout Cups

IWP Women’s Knockout Cup (Seasons): 2019-20

Irish Water Polo Association Women’s Irish Championships

IWPA Women’s Irish Championship (Seasons): 2002-03

Picture Credit: [4] Ireland Water Polo Facebook (2020) Photo, February 1, 2020:”Congratulations to our ladies team who won the Ladies Knockout Cup today, beating Clontarf in a hard fought final 10-8.”: [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/83280493_2885701998156062_6615267328340787200_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_sid=110474&_nc_ohc=aDuL3FEcwYIAX8pCpkz&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=cd7e7dbf81b8ca91f3878356c7ef4a74&oe=5EE6F9E2 [Accessed 18 May 2020]

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International Water Polo

International Water Polo

Water Polo Home Nations

EU 8 Nations Tournament (Seasons):

2014

Water Polo Senior Home Internationals (Seasons):

1992 1988

Triangular International Water Polo Tournament (Seasons): 

1979

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Leinster Water Polo

Leinster Water Polo

Leinster Water Polo (Overviews):

Leinster Water Polo | Men’s Leinster League | Division 1 2014-2017

Picture Credit: [1] Leinster Water Polo | Wayback Machine (2020) Leinster Water Polo Logo {Internet] Available from: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/roKxMJJM_uNXX9Kbf3p_m_PDT4djHW-8ouAw1nKqNhhK2XfXUTvPO6cTTkcpo_X4QEoI-ucfjPI6_YzZnETJerUARUhSjhjhcKZoZxZkWnan-M0h90LAFS31307jK_Yy9hu-W1VTMS62B3xqHJY [Accessed 29 April 2020]

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Schools & Colleges Water Polo

Colleges and Universities Sports Association of Ireland; Schools Water Polo

Colleges and Universities Sports Association of Ireland

CUSAI Intervarsities Men (Seasons): 2003-04

CUSAI Intervarsities Women (Seasons): 2003-04

Schools Water Polo

Charlie Richardson Under 16 Girls Irish Water Polo Championships (Seasons): 1991

Leinster WPA Bert O’Brien Schools Cup (Seasons): 1998

Leinster Water Polo Schools Senior Championship (Seasons): 1998

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Water Polo Tournaments

Clontarf U20 EuroTab Tournament; 5-a-side Tournaments

Clontarf Euro U20 / U21 Tournament

Clontarf Europad U20 Water Polo Tournament (Seasons): 1990

Clontarf Euro Tab U21 Water Polo Tournament (Seasons): 1996 1997 1998

Irish Water Polo Association 5-a-side Tournaments

IWPA Clontarf 5-a-side Tournament (Seasons): 1990

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Canoe Polo

Canoe Polo

Canoe Polo is a version of Water Polo played using Canoe Paddles to hit the ball. It is usually played in either harbours or canal locks, where there is enough space for the canoes.

The aim of the game is to use the paddles to hit a ball into a goal at the other teams end.

Below you will find links to the results of various Canoe Polo Tournaments & Leagues in Ireland:

Munster Polo League

MPL Division A: 2015-16 2016-17 2018

MPL Division B: 2015-16

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Underwater Hockey

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Underwater Hockey, as its name suggests, is a team sport where players push a puck along the bottom of a pool with the goal of scoring at their opposing teams end.

Players wear snorkel gear and come up for air at timed intervals.

Below you will find links to the Results & Tables of competitions in Ireland:

Underwater Hockey Ireland:

UWI Irish League (Results): 2017-18

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World Water Polo

Scottish Water Polo

Water Polo was invented in Scotland at the end of the 19th Century.

Scottish Water Polo:

Scottish Water Polo League 2015-Present

Picture Credit: [6] Scotland Water Polo | Twitter (2020) Profile Image [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/978879802911481857/idK4kC6-.jpg [Accessed 7 February 2020]