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

2018 Commonwealths Update, England will not be hosting

Ian Elliot, Chair of the England Water Polo Management Group, has provided us with this update today. Ian advises, “When England Water Polo was informed 10 days ago that Malta was unable to hold the Commonwealth Water Polo Competition, we took it upon ourselves to look seriously to try and find an alternative venue. We engaged with our partners in Manchester to review the logistics and costs involved in hosting such a significant event.


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