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January 29, 2023

Away victories for leading quartet in France

The French League has continued after a six-week break. The clubs returned to the stage last week, playing in the national cup. This week, they played […]
January 21, 2023

Marseille continues ruling and retains French Cup

Marseille continues to prove that it is the best French water polo club at the moment. The team from one of the biggest European port cities […]
January 20, 2023

Dominant Lille claim another title with cup-final victory over Mulhouse

Lille have won the French Cup once again with a comfortable 11-7 victory over Mulhouse. The eight-time reigning champions of France wore down their opponents with […]
January 20, 2023

Last gasp goal sends Strasbourg into final against Marseille

Marseille or Strasbourg will clinch the 2023 French Men’s Cup in the “Ives Blanc” pool in Aix-en-Provence tomorrow. These two teams advanced to the gold-medal match […]
January 19, 2023

Favorites reach semis of French Men’s Cup

There were no surprising results on Day 1 of the French Men’s Cup that started today in Aix-En-Provence with the quarterfinal matches. Marseille, Noisy-le-Sec, Strasbourg, and […]
January 19, 2023

Mulhouse dream of dethroning Lille in tomorrow’s French Cup Final

Mulhouse and Lille will contest the French Cup Final tomorrow after seeing off their respective opponents, Olympic Nice, and Grand Nancy, in today’s semi-finals.  Both teams […]
December 18, 2022

Noisy earns points after hard-fought victory over Sete

Noisy-le-Sec beat Sete 11:9 in the last derby of the French League. The game that took place in Paris today, was an even contest with several […]
December 11, 2022

Marseille defeats Noisy narrowly; Sete beats Tourcoing in 39-goal penalty shootout

The 8th round of the French Championships offered a lot of thrills. Tiny details were decisive in two derby games. Marseille and Noisy-le-Sec, the only two […]
December 4, 2022

Marseille cruises to win in derby; Strasbourg moves to 3rd place

The results of the seventh round of the French Championships caused big ups and downs in the standings. Strasbourg beat Nice convincingly and moved from 5th […]
November 27, 2022

Noisy-le-Sec edges out Tourcoing; historic victory for Sete

Three of four matches in the sixth round of the French League were open until the end. Noisy-le-Sec narrowly defeated Tourcoing (13:12) in the big match […]
November 20, 2022

Thriller in Aix-en-Provence; Marseille shows no mercy

This weekend, all eyes in French water polo were on Aix-en-Provence. Pays d’Aix and Noisy-le-Sec faced off in the derby of the 5th round of the […]
November 13, 2022

Narrow win for Noisy; Sete moves from ground zero

Home teams collected points in all four games on the 4th day of the French League. Marseille and Strasbourg keep perfect records. Tourcoing returned to the […]
November 6, 2022

Montpellier beats Tourcoing for first points in season

Montpellier collected the first three points in the 2023 French League, beating one of the favorites for the title Tourcoing. 2022/23 French League, Day 3 Montpellier […]
November 1, 2022

Back-to-back victories for Mulhouse in women’s Championnat

This weekend saw the continuation of a typical match week in the women’s French Championship, with four matches to wrap up October. Mulhouse secured a very […]
October 24, 2022

INSEP hold their nerves in penalty shoot-out; Mulhouse triumph over Nice

Two exciting matches were played in the French Women’s Championship, with INSEP needing penalties to defeat Nancy and Mulhouse earning a well-deserved victory against Nice. Grand […]
October 23, 2022

Tourcoing beats Strasbourg in big match of Day 2; fine away win for Marseille

Tourcoing and Pays d’Aix collected the points in the most interesting games of Day 2 of the French Men’s League. Tourcoing defeated Strasbourg in the derby […]
October 17, 2022

Women’s Championnat: Lille better Mulhouse; Bordeaux take six points of the Swiss

Lille, Nice and Bordeaux all managed to secure three points on the opening weekend of games in the Women’s Championnat de Elite in France. Lille had […]
October 14, 2022

Wide-open title race in this season’s Women’s Championnat de France

The 2022/2023 Women’s Championnat de France Elite begins this weekend. With the Paris Olympics edging closer, water polo is very much a sport that is growing […]
October 8, 2022

Marseille and Noisy “imitate” each other

Home teams collected points on the opening day of the French League. Title-holder Marseille defeated Sete 16:10. Noisy-le-Sec, the 2nd-placed team in the previous and the […]
October 7, 2022

French League will be of very high quality: Marseille heads list of trophy contenders

Many say the 2022/23 league will be the best French Championship in history.
September 16, 2022

Season for clubs is approaching: Major men’s national leagues start in October

Late in September, the new season of the LEN competitions begins with the first round of the Champions League qualifications (September 29 – October 2). All […]
May 26, 2022

PODCAST #011 – Dusan Matkovic

This week on the Total Waterpolo Podcast we are joined by Primorac Kotor’s and Montenegro’s up and coming star, Dusan Matkovic. On the show, Dusan talks […]
May 21, 2022

Marseille wins 39th French title keeping perfect record

Marseille retained the title of the French League. The new-old champion demolished Noisy in the return leg of the playoffs final – 13:7 and recorded a […]
May 19, 2022

Marseille defeats Noisy in 30-goal game

The first match of the French League final played in Paris (more precisely – in Saint-Denis), turned into a festival of goals. However, a favorite recorded […]