The water polo team comprises of a men's
squad and a women's squad who normally train separately.
Water polo is a discretionary Full Blue sport at Cambridge
- 'Blues' and 'Half Blues' are one of the University's recognitions
of sporting achievement. For men's water polo squad there
are normally thirteen Half Blues awarded each year; these
equate to the Varsity Match squad. The ladies' water polo
squad typically receive seven Half Blues: these are usually
awarded to the Varsity Match starting line-up. To be eligible
for a Blue or Half Blue a player must have played against
Oxford in the Varsity Match, however, the award of a Half
Blue is also subject to the Captain's discretion.