Defence Forces Polo Comp 2018 - 13th/14th January

The Defence Forces Kayak Club are running a Canoe Polo Competition in the swimming pool at the Defence Forces Training Centre, Curragh Camp on the 13th - 14th January.


 The first entries will close on December 31st at Midnight.. This provides time to create and publish a timetable, check CI numbers and complete other administrative duties.

An entry fee of €120 per team is required in advance of entry to the competition for those who enter before midnight on the 31st of December. For those who enter late, a late entry fee of €150 will apply. No entry will be accepted after midnight on the 3rd of January

Teams must register their players on the entry form attached below.

All players must have valid CI  numbers, or equivalent governing body memberships for foreign teams. Players who are not members of Canoeing Ireland or a Member of a foreign NGB will not be eligible to play.

Teams who are entering players who are under the age of 18 must ensure that they are appropriately supervised by an adult during the competition especially during the game. If a team consists entirely of players under the age of 18 they must have an adult coach/manager present for each game.

Teams must nominate 2 referees that will referee and be table officials on the team's behalf. Those 2 referees are the only people who can referee or be table officials on behalf of your team and cannot represent another team. They will be allocated to games during the competition. They will be timetabled to referee games that are appropriate to their refereeing ability not their playing ability. Teams will be penalised if their allocated referees/officials fail to attend their duties. 

Please transfer your entry fee to the following bank details:

Entry fee  €120.

Late entry Fee €150 (entries after Dec 31st)


IBAN: IE65AIBK93324439589039

Entries may be paid on the day at request.


For any registration issues or to make changes to an entry please email

Irish Open


They are running 2 Divisions a Div 1/2 and a Div 3

Division 1/2 will  have 2 groups of 4, top two teams in each group will play off for Div1 title and the bottom two teams will play off for the Div2 title. the 4 teams in Div 1 and the 4 teams in Div2 will play each other in a group with the top 2 teams going forward to play in the final and the bottom 2 playing in the 3rd-4th playoff for each division.

Div 3 will be one group of 6 playing each other once, the playoffs will consist of a 5th-6th game and 2 semi finals, with the winners playing in the final and the losers playing in the 3rd-4th playoff. 

Food / Shops: 

There is a local shop within walking distance of the Swimming Pool.

There will be Free tea and coffee at the event (bring your own biscuits)

There are changing, showering and bathroom facilities at the event. 

Contact Information: 

For those with further questions please contact.

Stephen Happe at 

Jonny Parkinson at