A first step to everyone understanding Water-Polo. The Easy Way.
Apr24

A first step to everyone understanding Water-Polo. The Easy Way.

By Dasch Barber Water-polo is one of those games where, if you have not played it, it is very difficult to understand. So many rules. And So many of those rules are left up to interpretation. Which is where all the confusion lies. I am going to try and give you a basic outline and a small insight into the mind of the referee, without boring you with the countless laws and ways to interperate them. First and foremost, the referees are...

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2014 Mens & Ladies Currie Cup Water Polo Nationals Durban
Apr24

2014 Mens & Ladies Currie Cup Water Polo Nationals Durban

       The provincial Mens, Ladies, u18 boys and u18 girls chosen by their provinces to compete in the Mens and Ladies Water polo Currie Cup Nationals  Tournament, gathered in Durban to play from 27 March – 30 March 2014. Western Province made almost a clean sweep winning the Mens, Womans, and u18 girls finals and only narrowly missing winning the u18 boys final in a penalty shoot out. View loads of images here of a number of the...

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Western Province Waterpolo Knock Out Tournament 2014
Apr24

Western Province Waterpolo Knock Out Tournament 2014

     See some more random pics here The 2014 Annual WP Schools Knock out Tournament held on the 12 March at Newlands Pool was a great success. The organisers did a superb job and the spectators were entertained throughout the afternoon with some impressive water polo. (Boys u 19 Mazinter Cup; Girls u 19 Waller Cup; Boys u 15 Waller Cup ;Boys U 14 Phillips Cup; Girls u16 Morelli Cup; Girls u14 Ultima Cup) Waterpolo is a fast-growing...

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SA U18 GIRLS TAKE ON THE WORLD
Apr19

SA U18 GIRLS TAKE ON THE WORLD

On a cold, windy Friday night a group of exhausted girls and boys arrives at the pool. They are all hoping against hope that the swim test will be cancelled. However within minutes they are reluctantly forcing themselves into the freezing water. Equipped with a timer, squad list and swim test set, the coach starts the countdown. “5 seconds… 3, 2, 1”. In a splash of white water the swimmers push off the wall to start their first 100...

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A History of SA Waterpolo since 1898
Apr15

A History of SA Waterpolo since 1898

The book titled South African Waterpolo since 1898 has been compiled over a number of years by  Nico Lamprecht. He and all his contributors have been instrumental in producing a first of its kind South African water polo history book. The positive spin off has been that awareness has been created about the history of the sport in South Africa amongst both current and past players, not only with regard to the game at national level,...

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