World Handball

World Handball Council

Handball is described on the GAA Handball website as the only real GAA World Sport. The World Handball Council says Handball was first played in Ireland, and it is very popular throughout the United States of America and Canada, with the World Handball Players the top Pro Competition, and variations such as Inner City Handball. It is also played in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America, Australia and Japan.

World Handball Council

WHC World Championship

The World Handball Council is the World Governing Body for the North American & Irish version of Handball.

World Handball Council World Championships (Finals):

World Handball Council World One Wall Championships Open Singles 1997-Present

World Handball Council World One Wall Championships Women’s Singles 1997-Present

World Handball Council 4 Wall Handball Champions Men’s Open Singles 1967-2018

World Handball Council 4-Wall Handball Champions Women’s Open Singles 1997-2018

WHC World Handball Championships Men’s Finals (Editions): 2015

WHC World Handball Championships Women’s Finals (Editions): 2015

Picture Credit: New York, USA – May 31, 2019: Daytime image of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2 handball courts By Alexandre Tziripouloff [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/new-york-usa-may-31-2019-1496618819 [Accessed 2 June 2021]

European Handball

Handball is described on the GAA Handball website as the only real GAA World Sport, with a high level of Competition in Western Europe (the European Wallball Pro Tour: Euro1Wall) as well as Organisations, each with their own variation on the rules, in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, Catalonia, Basque Country, Belgium (Wallonia-Brussels and Flanders) and Netherlands.

Wallball has emerged in recent decades as a unified world form of Handball, and there is a European Wallball Tour, featuring rounds in England, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium and elswehere.

There are versions of the sport throughout Western Europe, and Irish Players take part in Tournaments worldwide.

Below you will find links to the Results and Rankings of various Tours and Tournaments:

European Wallball Tour (Euro1Wall)

European Wallball Tour (Euro1Wall)

European Wallball Tour

EWT Men’s Rankings (End of Season): 2017-18 2018-19

EWT Women’s Rankings (End of Season): 2017-18

EWT Men’s Rankings (End of Calendar Year): 2017 2018

EWT Women’s Rankings (End of Calendar Year): 2017 2018

EWT Finals (Seasons): 2018-19

Picture Credit: [2] UK Wallball (2016) eurotour [Internet] Available from: https://ukwallball.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2016/06/eurotour.png [Accessed 11 March 2021]

anonymous athletes playing handball in outdoor courts in sunlight

Walloon-Brussels Wallball

Walloon Federation of Wallon-Brussels Games

Walloon Federation of Walloon-Brussels Games |

WFWBG One Wall National 1 (Seasons): 2019

Picture Credit: Pexels Free Photos

European Team Handball

Kaatsen (Frisian Handball)

Kaatsen (Frisian Handball)

Kaatsen (Frisian Handball):

Kaatsen (Frisian Handball) Reference 1897-Present

KNKB Kaatsen Women’s Championship (Years): 2019

KNKB Kaatsen Men’s Championship (Years): 2019

Picture Credit: KNVB [4] KNVB (2020) resize [Internet] Available from: https://www.knkb.nl/includes/resize.asp?website=implementatie&width=1024&height=800&image=26652f2464ab8.jpg [Accessed 23 October 2020]