Water polo is a team water sport. The game consists of four quarters in which the two teams attempt to score goals scoring by throwing the ball into the opponent's goal. A team consists of thirteen athletes six field players and one goalkeeper in the water at any one time.

Swim Ireland has a vibrant Water Polo section with teams catering for all ages and abilities. 

Regional and National Leagues and Cups are contested each year, with both male and female teams competing at underage and senior levels.

If you would like to join a Water Polo club, click here to find the one closest to you

Swim Ireland Water Polo
Swim Ireland Water Polo

Water Polo contacts

Gary O'Brien

Gary O'Brien

Water Polo Development Manager

Sarah Kelly

Sarah Kelly

Membership Administrator

+353 1 625 1128

Contact for queries regarding Membership