France and the Netherlands finish on a high(er) note

The last two classification matches played in Dubrovnik turned into lopsided contests. Both France and the Netherlands claimed six-goal wins over Georgia and Germany respectively. For 9th place: France v Georgia 12-6For the 11th place: Netherlands v Germany 16-10 Action goals highlighted the opening eight minutes of the last game played in Dubrovnik. France had […]

France and Georgia to clash for 9th place

France and Georgia snatched big wins respectively over the Netherlands and Germany to set up a showdown for the 9th place in Dubrovnik. Slovakia bettered Slovenia for the 13th place while Malta and Israel staged another thriller, at the end, the Maltese grabbed the 15th place with a shootout win. For 9-12th places: France v […]

Romania knocks out Georgia to join top eight alongside Greece

Romania got back to the top-flight after ten long years. They came up with a brilliant performance to thrash top division side Georgia and this win also sent them to Doha for the World Championships. Greece did a clean job to book its spot in the quarters by eliminating the Netherlands. Crossovers: Greece v Netherlands […]

Challengers of top division sides confirmed

Serbia, Germany, Romania and the Netherlands will have the chance to challenge the respective third and fourth ranked sides from the top division groups in the crossovers. The clash of Serbia and France shall be the absolute highlight of the next stage. Group C: Germany v Israel 14-8, Serbia v Malta 21-4Final rankings: 1. Serbia […]

Great Britain, Croatia, France and Hungary complete quarterfinal line-up

The quarterfinal line-ups were completed on Monday after a thrilling fourth day of action at the European Championships in Eindhoven. Great Britain upset Israel by winning the first penalty shootout of the tournament to progress in dramatic fashion, while there were also victories for Croatia, France and Hungary. Crossover resultsCroatia 11-8 SerbiaIsrael 13-14* Great Britain […]

Defending champions Spain and hosts Netherlands win big ahead of quarterfinals 

Title-holders Spain and world champions Netherlands both sent out firm statements of intent on day three of the European Water Polo Championships in Eindhoven. Spain powered past Italy, while the Netherlands brushed Greece aside as both sides eagerly hunt the gold.Group A: Netherlands 15-10 Greece, Hungary 17-2 CroatiaStandings: 1. Netherlands 9pts, 2. Greece 6pts, 3. […]

Greece, Spain, Netherlands and Italy triumph on day one

Greece were the big winners in the opening round of preliminary games in Eindhoven as they edged past medal rivals Hungary in the game of the day, while there were dominant wins for Italy, defending champions Spain, and the hosts Netherlands, who were cheered on by just over 2,300 loud and passionate fans. Group A: […]