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Jul 17 2017

July Newsletter

2017 PRINCE OF WALES CUP: This year’s POW Cup will take the form of a once off international against a team from Kenya. With the loss of Waterfall and the lack of an alternate facility suitable to the sponsors, they agreed to host a “mini international” at approximately 14-goal level against an African country. Their initial choice was to invite a team from Nigeria but when this was not possible the Kenyan Polo Association accepted their invitation. The event will take place at the... More

Feb 21 2017

February Newsletter

SAEF DEVELOPMENTS: The SAEF have installed an online registration system where they require all athletes to register online. This is to cover their membership fee in addition to the athlete’s Discipline affiliation. The 2017 fee for this is R300 which SAPA has incorporated into our member’s affiliation fee. I have still to meet with the SAEF but in all likelihood we will handle this process on behalf of the members. FIP ZONE “E” PLAYOFFS: The 2017 Zone “E” playoffs will take place... More

Dec 05 2016

November Newsletter

SAEF DEVELOPMENTS: I wish I could report otherwise but the SAEF saga continues with much dissatisfaction between the SAEF and some disciplines leading to the suspension of certain individuals pending disciplinary enquiries. I am not going to dwell on this topic – it appears to have a never-ending story of confrontation/disagreement. It will be far more constructive to concentrate on polo matters that concern the welfare of our sport. 2017 FIXTURE LIST: The 2017 polo calendar has been... More

Sep 13 2016

BMW International Polo Test at Waterfall

The South African Polo Team beat the Uruguayan Polo Team by 7 goals to 5 at Sunday's BMW International Polo Series at Waterfall Polo Estate! Well done to both teams and a big congratulations to South Africa for being the overall victors of the Test Series! Tom de Bruin was awarded Man-Of-The-Match

Sep 07 2016

BMW International Polo Test at Shongweni

The South African Polo Team pulled off a last minute victory of 9 goals to 8 against the Uruguayans at the 2016 BMW International Polo Test at Shongweni on Sunday 4 Septmeber. The second and final Test will take place this coming Sunday, 11 September at Waterfall Polo Estate in Johannesburg.