Schools Water Polo

Formed in 1949, ESSA (English Schools’ Swimming Association) is the major organising association for competitive water polo at the secondary education level. ESSA organises a range of leagues and tournaments, developing junior and youth talent by providing inter-school, inter-regional, and international competition for school-aged water polo players.

ESSA contact: Mr Neil Green, ESSA Water Polo Secretary,

Click on the relevant link below for more info re ESSA representative events:

ESSA at Malta Exiles International junior men’s and women’s tournament October 2016



University Water Polo

University water polo competitions in the UK are provided by 2 organisations...


Featured News

England’s men defeat Scotland in a gripping game in Sheffield

The British water Polo League sponsored and hosted a friendly international match between England and Scotland senior men’s teams watched by around 1000 spectators at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on Sunday 11 February. The match was held as the climax to the Super 5’s Women’s and Men’s league programme and featured many of the players in our top domestic teams.  Both teams are preparing for the Commonwealth Games Tournament to be held in March 23-30 September. 


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