Croatian First League (women's handball)

The Croatian Women's First Handball League (Croatian: Prva hrvatska rukometna liga za žene) is the top women's handball league in Croatia. It is organized by the Croatian Handball Federation. The league comprises fourteen teams.

Croatian First League
Current season, competition or edition:
2021–22 season
Countries Croatia
ConfederationEHF
Founded1991
Number of teams14
Relegation to2. HRLŽ
Level on pyramidLevel 1
International cup(s)Champions League
European League
European Cup
Current championsPodravka (26th title)
Most championshipsPodravka (26 titles)
TV partnersPlanetSport
Websitehttp://www.hrs.hr/

Current teamsEdit

Locations of teams in 2021–22 Croatian First League

As of 2021–22 season

List of championsEdit

Key
00 League champions also won the Croatian Women's Handball Cup, i.e. they completed the domestic Double.
Season Champions[1] Runners-up Third Place
1992 Lokomotiva Zagreb (1) Split Podravka Koprivnica
1992–93 Podravka Koprivnica (1) Lokomotiva Zagreb Zamet
1993–94 Podravka Koprivnica (2) Lokomotiva Zagreb Graničar Đurđevac
Zamet
1994–95 Podravka Koprivnica (3) Kraš Zagreb Graničar Đurđevac
Karbon Zaprešić
1995–96 Podravka Vegeta (4) Graničar Đurđevac Kraš Zagreb
1996–97 Podravka Dolcela (5) Kraš Zagreb Graničar Đurđevac
1997–98 Podravka Dolcela (6) Kraš Zagreb Osijek
1998–99 Podravka Dolcela (7) Kraš Zagreb Osijek
Split Kaltenberg
1999–2000 Podravka Dolcela (8) Osijek Kraš Zagreb
2000–01 Podravka Vegeta (9) Split Kaltenberg Osijek
Zvečevo Požega
2001–02 Podravka Vegeta (10) Lokomotiva Zagreb Koka Varaždin
Sonic Osijek
2002–03 Podravka Vegeta (11) Lokomotiva Zagreb Sonic Osijek
2003–04 Lokomotiva Zagreb (2) Podravka Vegeta Brodosplit Inženjering
2004–05 Podravka Vegeta (12) TVIN Virovitica Lokomotiva Zagreb
2005–06 Podravka Vegeta (13) Lokomotiva Zagreb TVIN Virovitica
2006–07 Podravka Vegeta (14) Lokomotiva Zagreb Trogir
2007–08 Podravka Vegeta (15) Lokomotiva Zagreb Trešnjevka
2008–09 Podravka Vegeta (16) Lokomotiva Zagreb Trogir
2009–10 Podravka Vegeta (17) Lokomotiva Zagreb Arena Pula
2010–11 Podravka Vegeta (18) Trešnjevka Lokomotiva Zagreb
2011–12 Podravka Vegeta (19) Lokomotiva Zagreb Sesvete Agroproteinka
2012–13 Podravka Vegeta (20) Lokomotiva Zagreb Fantasyland Samobor
2013–14 Lokomotiva Zagreb (3) Podravka Vegeta Trešnjevka
2014–15 Podravka Vegeta (21) Zamet Zelina
2015–16 Podravka Vegeta (22) Lokomotiva Zagreb Sesvete Agroproteinka
2016–17 Podravka Vegeta (23) Lokomotiva Zagreb Koka Varaždin
2017–18 Podravka Vegeta (24) Lokomotiva Zagreb Koka Varaždin
2018–19[2] Podravka Vegeta (25) Lokomotiva Zagreb Bjelovar
2019–20 Abandoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2020–21 Podravka Vegeta (26) Lokomotiva Zagreb Umag

Performance by clubEdit

Teams in bold compete in the First League as of the 2021–22 season.

Club Winners Runners-up Winning years
Podravka Koprivnica 26 2 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Lokomotiva Zagreb 3 20 1992, 2004, 2014
Split 2
Đurđevac 1
Osijek 1
Trešnjevka 1
Virotivica 1
Zamet 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Povijest natjecanja". Croatian Handball Federation. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Podravka osvojila 25. naslov prvakinja Hrvatske". Croatian Handball Federation. 11 May 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2021.

External linksEdit