Croatian Premier Handball League

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Dukat Premijer liga
Croatian Premier Handball League.png
Countries  Croatia
Confederation EHF
Founded 1991
Number of teams 16
International cup(s) EHF Champions League
EHF Cup
SEHA League
Current champions RK Zagreb
Most championships RK Zagreb (24)
Website http://www.hrs.hr/

The Croatian Premier Handball League, known as Dukat Premijer liga for sponsorship reasons, is the top handball league in Croatia.

Sixteen teams currently comprise the league.

The league was formed in 1991 with the dissolution of the Yugoslav leagues. The league is operated by the Croatian Handball Federation.

Current season[edit]

Teams for season 2012-2013[edit]

Teams Team City Venue (Capacity)
Regular season teams 14
RK Medveščak NFD Zagreb Sportska dvorana Sutinska vrela
RK Bjelovar Bjelovar ŠSD Bjelovar
RK Buzet Buzet SD u Buzetu
RK Dubrava Zagreb ŠD Dubrava
HRK Gorica Velika Gorica Dvorana srednjih škola
RK Karlovac Karlovac SŠD Mladost
RK Marina Kaštela Kaštel Gomilica Gradska dvorana Kaštela
RK Vidovec-Bios Vidovec Dvorana OŠ
RK Poreč Poreč Dvorana Veli Jože
RK Siscia Sisak SD Brezovica
RK Spačva Vinkovci Sportska dvorana Bartol Kašić
RK Split Split Spaladium-Arena (12,500)
RK Varteks Di Caprio Varaždin Varaždin Arena
RK Zamet Rijeka Dvorana Zamet
Teams already qualified for Champions Round 2
RK Zagreb Zagreb Arena Zagreb (15,200)
RK Nexe Našice Sportska dvorana kralja Tomislava (2,500)

EHF league ranking[edit]

For season 2013/2014[1]
Current
Ranking
Movement Last Season
Ranking
League Coefficient
7 Substituted off (5) Hungary Nemzeti Bajnokság I 43,33
8 Steady (8) Switzerland Swiss Handball League 40,75
9 Substituted in (10) Croatia Dukat Premijer liga 33,75
10 Substituted off (9) Romania Liga Națională 33,25
11 (11) Portugal Liga Portuguesa de Andebol 32,00

Previous seasons[edit]

Year Champion 2. place 3. place
1992 Badel Zagreb Zamet Rijeka Medveščak Zagreb
1993 Badel Zagreb Medveščak Zagreb RK Umag
1994 Badel Zagreb RK Umag Medveščak Zagreb
1995 Badel Zagreb Gortan Zadar RK Sisak
1996 Croatia banka Zagreb RK Karlovac Moslavina Kutina
1997 Badel Zagreb RK Split RK Karlovac
1998 Badel Zagreb RK Split Zamet Rijeka
1999 Badel Zagreb RK Metković Zamet Rijeka
2000 Badel Zagreb RK Metković RK Split
2001 RK Zagreb RK Metković RK Split
2002 RK Zagreb RK Metković Medveščak Zagreb
2003 RK Zagreb RK Metković Medveščak Zagreb
2004 RK Zagreb RK Metković RK Čakovec
2005 RK Zagreb RK Metković RK Čakovec
2006 RK Zagreb RK Čakovec Medveščak Zagreb
2007 RK Zagreb RK Osijek RK Čakovec
2008 RK Zagreb RK Čakovec RK Našice
2009 RK Zagreb RK Našice RK Metković
2010 RK Zagreb RK Našice RK Sisak
2011 RK Zagreb RK Našice RK Bjelovar
2012 RK Zagreb RK Našice RK Sisak
2013 RK Zagreb RK Našice RK Poreč
2014 RK Zagreb RK Našice RK Varaždin

Performances by clubs[edit]

Club Titles Years Won
RK Zagreb
24
1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002*, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • won by the green table

See also[edit]

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