Jan 18 2019

January Newsletter

With the Festive Season now behind us, many of you will have hit the ground running in 2019. From a polo perspective 2019 promises to be an exciting year with some competitive international polo as well the usual popular club fixtures. KZN now have a new Provincial President in Guy Slater and we wish him well in his tenure as Natal Chairman. Guy has lots on new innovative ideas to restore Natal polo back to its former glory days. D6 COMMUNICATOR: At a recent SAPA Executive Meeting, the... More

Nov 30 2018

November Newsletter

D6 COMMUNICATOR: At a recent SAPA Executive meeting, the committee took the decision to make use of the D6 Communicator as a means to disseminating information to the members. This is an App that can be downloaded onto your mobile phone, laptop or desktop computer and is used extensively by schools and other organisations to get information to their parents/clients/members. You will soon receive a notification from D6 inviting you to down load the App which will then be used by the SAPA... More

Aug 07 2018

July Newsletter

Firstly, a very big thank you to all in the polo family for their best wishes during my recent stay in hospital. I am happy to report that I am on the mend and getting stronger every day. JOHANNESBURG INTERNATIONAL: I am delighted to announce that Nedbank have signed as Title Sponsors for the Johannesburg International for the next three years. The value of the sponsorship is such that it is equivalent to that of the BMW deal whilst the Nedbank package is for Johannesburg only. In... More

Jun 28 2018

SA Schools Team 2018

SA Schools Team The SA Schools Team has been announced after the conclusion of the SA Polo Association Junior Coaching Clinic which was held at Karkloof Polo Club. Congratulations boys! 1. Callum Shaw (0) 2. Alex Watson (1) 3. Matthew Thake (2) 4. William Crowe (1) Reserve: Cearne Young (1)

Feb 21 2018

February Newsletter

HPA RULE CHANGES: The HPA will be making some rule changes for 2018 the details of which will be finalised by their Rules Committee in due course. These will be conveyed to members as soon as they’re received from the HPA. The basic changes are as follows: A hit from just inside the boards if the ball goes out of play The Blocking rule Less time for hit in and penalties Helmet Rule Starting on Yellow flag The basic outline of these can be found in a separate... More