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The SA U18 Boy & Girls Water Polo teams have been announced who will participate at the Continental Qualification Tournament for the FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships.

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 20:59

Boys Water Polo: SA Schools Top 35 Rankings

It is a two horse race at the moments between Clifton and SACS as we approach one of the biggest water polo tournaments of the year at KES.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 14:16

Water Polo: SA Girls Top 20 Rankings

Many of the teams participated in the Midmar Mile and so did not have fixtures planned for the past week however there were a few matches that did take place which had a bearing on the latest rankings.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 15:06

Water Polo: The SA Schools Top 30 Rankings

Crawford College Lonehill hosted a highly competitive “One Day Bash” Tournament during the past week which featured several of the big names in school water polo.

Thursday, 06 February 2014 11:24

Girls Water Polo: The Top 20 Rankings

Reddam consolidate their position at the top of the rankings this week after a very comfortable 11-0 victory over Bloemhof who struggled to pose much of a threat in a slightly one sided match on a boiling hot day.

Clifton hold on to the No.1 spot for the second week running after a successful match against Michaelhouse which saw the Durban outfit stretch their winning streak to seven matches and still unbeaten for 2014.

Although the season is still in its early stages there has been several matches played which have also included two big tournaments where most of the big names participated in.

Clifton College have for some time threatened to show just how strong a powerhouse they are in school water polo and they didn’t waste any time this year in putting on an early display of complete dominance at the Grey College Tournament.

Thursday, 23 January 2014 15:43

Water Polo: SA Top 20 Ranking

The hugely successful Port Rex Tournament got the water polo season off to a great start in 2014 which saw Grey High School edging out Selborne College in a closely contested final.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 11:40

Water Polo: Ungerer Goes Into DHS History Books

Grade 12 learner, Joshua Ungerer, will on Saturday 2nd November 2013, enter the DHS history books when he plays his 150th cap for the DHS 1st Water Polo team against Northwood.

Durban High School would like to congratulate the DHS Water Polo boys who won the DHS/Nashua U16 Water Polo Tournament held recently.

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 13:25

Glenwood Water Polo

The KZN Top 10 came to a conclusion yesterday with the Glenwood junior teams performing exceptionally well.
 
For the 1st team it was a nightmare come true with their Goalkeeper withdrawing at the 11th hour as a result of a debilitating virus. His replacement too was unavailable due to a family tragedy and the third replacement had a broken hand. As such the team relied on the U15B Goalkeeper as well as a player to fulfil the role. Both players gave 100% effort.
 
The U15A team performed extremely well. In their final pool match against Clifton, the team played their best water polo with Clifton snatching a draw in the dying moments of the game. The boys then had to play DHS two hours later and although we had a 3-0 lead, the physical demands of the Clifton game took its toll and the boys weren’t able to maintain this lead and lost 4-7. In the end the team finished third overall, a superb result.
 
The U14A team too had a brilliant tournament. The boys played exceptional water polo and deserved their place in the final. However they were very unlucky. They led for the entire match only to be beaten by an unfortunate goal in the end.
 
Glenwood finished in 2nd placed in the overall standings behind Clifton, the highest position we have attained since the inception of the KZN Top 10.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 09:32

Water Polo: Glenwood Revenge Earlier DHS Result

The Green Machine 1st Water Polo side were able to reverse their fortunes of the Term 1 match against DHS by running out 8-5 winners in the first inter schools fixture of 2013.

Lindsay Killeen, matric pupil at Clarendon Girls High in  East London, is used to achieving highly in most of the sports she has participated in however she now as the opportunity to be amongst the very few school goers who can lay claim to representing South Africa at the highest level. 

Lindsay who is also a talented javelin thrower having  represented Amathole District this year has also already  represented South Africa U/18 Water Polo Team at Fina Junior World Championships in Perth, December 2012.

However her success does not stop there! Lindsay Killeen has alsoselected not only for the South Africa U/20 Youth Water Polo Team to participate in Volos, Greece in the 10th FINA World Women Junior Water Polo Championships in August 2013 but also for the Senior South African Women's Water Polo Team that will participate in the 15th FINA World Championships to be staged in Barcelona, Spain from 20 - 30 July 2013. A brilliant achievement for an matric pupil!

Thursday, 13 June 2013 13:27

Water Polo: Clifton Departs for USA Tour

The Clifton First Water Polo Team departs on Sunday 16 June, 2013 on their tour to the United States of America.

Tuesday, 05 March 2013 08:18

Water Polo: St.Mary's Claim the Reef Cup!

St Mary's School Waverley Reef Cup Victory

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 08:12

Water Polo: Reddam win U15 Tournament

Crawford College Lonehill hosted the Shaun Fuchs u15 waterpolo tournament this weekend. Teams from across the country travelled to participate  in what is one of the premier competitions for junior waterpolo. The polo was entertaining and allowed less experienced teams to match themselves against some of the stronger schools in the country.

smwPool A
Crawford u15
Kingswood
St Peters
Pretoria High School for Girls
Clarendon
Stirling
St Annes

 

 


Pool B
Reddam House
Pearson
Roedean
Sy Mary's Waverley
St Stithians
Rand Park
Crawford u14
Kingsmead

The two pools resulted in Reddam and Sterling being unbeaten in each of their pools.

Reddam comfortably beat St Annes in the one semi final 8-4.
in the other semi final St Mary's Waverley improved as the match wore on to beat Sterling 4-0. This set up a repeat of last years final.

With a host of provincial representatives, Reddam showed their class in beating St Mary's 6-0 in the final to retain the trophy.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 09:27

Water Polo: Clifton Sink Westville

Clifton Sink Westville Boy's

The Clifton First Water Polo Team came out on top in Monday 11th of February fixture against Westville Boys’ at the Clifton Aquatic Centre.  The boys started off well, ensuring a 5-2 lead over their Westville counterparts by the end of the first chukka.  The team played hard and managed to maintain their lead for the remainder of the game, through consistent effort at keeping possession, and taking every opportunity to attack. Clifton ended on a triumphant 18-3 and now set their sights on this weekend’s Pretoria Boys’ Festival followed by the St Andrews Festival in Grahamstown from 22-24 February.  Pictured here are the Clifton First Water Polo Squad after their game this evening.

RANKINGS 9TH FEB 2013
RANK TEAM PLAYED AVG PTS
1 WATERKLOOF 15 7.8
2 ST STITHIANS 6 7.1
3 WYNBERG 7 6.4
4 RONDEBOSCH 10 6.3
5 AFFIES 11 6.2
6 JEPPE 7 6.2
7 ST. DAVIDS 8 6
8 MENLOPARK 12 6
9 MICHAELHOUSE 8 5.9
10 GREY COLLEGE 9 5.9
11 WESTVILLE 9 5.8

GREY FIGHT FOR VAN STADEN’S CUP TROPHY

PearsonAfter an absence of a year, the Van Staden’s cup was back in full flight with 10 teams entering from around the Eastern Cape. Among the teams were the top ranked sides from Grey High School, Pearson and Kingswood College. After two days of exciting and competitive water polo which produced some stunning play, there were only two teams remaining, Grey High and Pearson.

The First Teams of Pearson and Grey had played near flawless water polo during the tournament and it promised to be a memorable final between two powerful teams. Grey High, who are ranked 3rd in South Africa) had their reputation on the line as they faced a courageous Pearson side who had match after match punched above their weight.

At the end it would be Grey High that would prevail winning the final and the Van Staden’s Cup 8-0. Congratulations to Grey for their outstanding play. Credit must also go to Pearson for hosting the tournament and also for the way they played showing that they have grown into one of the strongest teams in the Eastern Cape after securing wins against Graeme College 11-0, Woodridge 7-1, Selborne College 4-2 and Grey 2nds 2-0.

Tournament Results:

Friday 8 February
White Cap VS Blue Cap Results
Pearson 1st VS Graeme 11-0
Grey 1st VS Alex 9-0
Kingswood VS Grey 2nds 3-3
Port Rex VS Pearson 2nds 3-3
Pearson 1st VS Woodridge 7-1
Grey 1st VS Selborne 10-0
Kingswood VS Graeme 10-0
Alex VS Pearson 2nds 6-1
Pearson 1st VS Grey 2nds 2-0
Selborne VS Port Rex 3-1
Kingswood VS Woodridge 8-0
Grey 1st VS Pearson 2nds 8-2
Grey 2nds VS Graeme 10-1
Alex VS Selborne 4-7
Saturday 9 February
White Cap VS Blue Cap Results
Grey 1st VS Port Rex 7-0
Woodridge VS Graeme 5-0
Selborne VS Pearson 2nds 3-0
Pearson 1st VS Kingswood 2-2
Port Rex VS Alex 1-3
Woodridge VS Grey 2nds 1-5
Semi 1 (Pool A 1st) Grey 1st VS Semi (Pool B 2nd) Kingswood 6-3
Semi 2 (Pool B 1st) Pearson 1st VS Semi (Pool A 2nd) Selborne 4-2
5th Pool A Pearson 2nds VS 5th Pool B Graeme 9th/10th 3-0
4th Pool A Port Rex VS 4th Pool B Woodridge 7th/8th 8-0
3rd Pool A Alexander VS 3rd Pool B Grey 2nds 5th/6th 1-4
Loser semi 1 Kingswood VS Loser semi 2 Selbrone 3rd/4th 7-1
Winner semi 1 Grey 1st VS Winner semi 2 Pearson 1st 1st/2nd 8-0

Day two of the SA Schools Water Polo tournament held in Port Elizabeth produced yet another day of high standard play and it all boils down to which of the big teams want it the most.

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 09:28

National Schools Water Polo Tournament 2012

“The Friendly City” – Port Elizabeth is hosting this years’ National Schools Water Polo Tournament in 2012 from the 10-14 December.

Monday, 12 November 2012 09:36

Water Polo: Glenwood beat Westville

Glenwood continued to dominate against local schools with some solid performances in the pool against Westville this weekend.

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 16:07

Water polo: DHS Staff in SA Teams

Durban High School are proud of their staff members who achieved the following for SA Schools Waterpolo:

Saturday, 29 September 2012 08:26

Water polo: Grey High Win SACS Tournament 2012

20 of South Africa's top sides will compete in the annual SACS Water Polo tournament between the 29 of September and 1st October.

16 of South Africa’s to water polo schools take part in the annual Clifton College Water Polo Tournament which will play out from 21-23 September.

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