Currie Cup Water Polo Tournament 2017
38 teams comprising of Men and Women in both senior and junior (under 18) categories have descended on Stellenbosch along with over 60 officials including referees, pool officials, coaches and managers.
This is the top tournament that every water polo player around the country aspires to compete in and all players are showing off their best skills and team work, all with the aim of winning the coveted annual Currie Cup trophy.
The following teams are participating:
OJ Eagles (JHB), SACS (Cape Town), Rondebosch (Cape Town), MATIES 1 and 2 (Cape Town), KZN (Durban) and UCT (Cape Town)
Men (under 18)
Western Province 1 and 2 (Cape Town), Gauteng 1 and 2 (JHB), Tshwane, Nelson Mandela Bay (PE), KZN (Durban), Boland (Cape), Buffalo City (East London), Eden (North West Districts Knysna, George and Plett)
Gauteng 1 and 2 (JHB), SACS ( Cape Town), Silvertree (Cape Town), KZN (Durban), Western Warriors (Cape Town), Nelson Mandela Bay (PE), Buffalo City (East London), MATIES 1 and 2 (Cape Town)
Women (under 18)
Western Province 1 and 2 (Cape Town), Gauteng 1 and 2 (JHB), KZN (Durban), Buffalo City 1 and 2 (East London), Nelson Mandela Bay 1 and 2 (PE), Boland (Cape) Eden (North West Districts Knysna, George and Plett)
The 4 day competition will be played at 3 top class facilities, all complying to FINA standards, in the Winelands region.
-Paul Roos Gymnasium
A competitive day came to a close at just after 6 in the evening with team spirit the winner of the day.
Day 2 of the competition starts early on 19 March with the first matches taking place at 06h45.
The Currie Cup continues over 4 days 18 - 21 March. This important fixture in the annual water polo calendar marks the end of a very busy season for all provinces which spans over seven months from September to March each year.