Midlands International Polo

Contact Us

For more information on Midlands International Polo, please contact the SA Polo Association:

Bridget Macduff

031 303 3903

083 280 8448

Sarah-Jane Carr

083 289 0045

Thrilling and exhilarating international polo will be coming to the midlands area of Kwa-Zulu Natal on 6 May this year! The SA Polo Association has invited a 15-goal team from India to play against a South African team at the Lions River Polo Club in the inaugural action-packed Midlands International Polo on Sunday 6th May 2018. This date has been chosen to coincide with the enormously popular Hilton vs Michaelhouse schoolboys rugby clash which will be held the day before, Saturday 5th May, at Michaelhouse. This International promises to be a fun-filled and exciting day of entertainment. The day will kick off with a kids match between the Elands and Bushbuks at 10h00 which will showcase the younger generation who will be the future stars of South African Polo. This will be followed by a curtain raiser match between the Nguni and Ankole teams at 11h00 and then in keeping with the weekend’s rivalry at 12h00 there will be a Hilton vs Michaelhouse curtain raiser polo match. The main match between South Africa and India will take place at 13h30 which will be followed by prize-giving. There will be a live band (Angus) playing for a couple of hours from the conclusion of prize-giving to end off a fantastic day of polo and fun.

Tickets are available in the form of pre-sold picnic sites or general access which can be purchased at the gates on the day. Details of these can be seen below. You are welcome to bring in your own food and drinks but there will be public caterers, coffee and public bars available on the day (listed below).

The SA Polo Association would like to thank Grindrod Bank, Jonsson Workwear and SMG Jaguar Land Rover Pietermaritzburg for their support for this event.

Indian Team

  1. Gaurav Sahgal (4)
  2. Salim Azmi (3)
  3. Col Ravi Rathore (5) - Captain
  4. Siddhant Sharma (3)

Reserve: Padmanabh Singh (2)
National Coach: Uday Kalaan (3)

Tickets

PICNIC TICKETS

PICNIC SITE: R2 300 for 10 people
R230 per person - Kids U/12 are free
ENTRANCE: GATE 1

This will give you a 5m x 4m picket fenced area on the side of the field close to the action. You will get 10 tickets, 10 white plastic chairs and 1 trestle table. You are welcome to bring your own gazebo, food & drinks but we will have a few jumping castles for kids, a public caterer (Simply Yum), public bar (Artisan Bars, Gin Tin & Poison City Breweries), public coffee (City Roast) & an ice cream van (Freddo) setup on the General Admission side of the field

TO BOOK:
bridget@sapolo.co.za
sarahjane@sapolo.co.za

GENERAL ADMISSION

GENERAL ADMISSION: R200 per car
Kids U/12 are free
ENTRANCE: GATE 3


Entry on the day will only cost R200 per car so gather up as many friends and family as you can and come and join us on the day. These tickets can only be purchased at the gates on the day. You are welcome to bring your own gazebo, food & drinks but we will have a few jumping castles for kids, a public caterer (Simply Yum), public bar (Artisan Bars, Gin Tin & Poison City Breweries), public coffee (City Roast) & an ice cream van (Freddo) setup on the General Admission side of the field

Program of Events

09h00 Gates Open to Public
10h00 - 11h00 Elands vs Bushbucks Kids Polo Match
11h00 - 12h00 Ngunis vs Ankoles Polo Match
12h00 - 13h00 Hilton College vs Michaelhouse Polo Match
13h20 National Anthems
13h30 - 15h00 South Africa vs India
15h00 Prize-Giving
15h30 - 19h00 Live Band

Midlands International Polo Site Plan

Directions to Lions River Polo Club / GPS Co-ordinates

29°28'07"S, 30°07'26"E