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Mar 31 2015

New Zealand Team for BMW International Polo Series 2015

New Zealand Team for BMW International Polo Series 2015 Hamish Ormond (3) Craig Wilson (6) John Paul Clarkin (8) Captain Thomas Hunt (6) TOTAL (23) Reserve / Manager: Alan Browne (3)  

Mar 31 2015

SA Schools Tour to New Zealand

SA Schools Tour to New Zealand The South African Schools polo team arrived back from their tour to New Zealand where they acquitted themselves beyond all expectations. Congratulations to Cody Williamson, Martin Watson, James Crowe and Chris Lund for a Series win over their Kiwi opponents. The tour results are as follows: Christ College: SA Schools won 14-8 St Andrews College: SA Schools lost 5,5-5 Christchurch Boys High: SA Schools won 9-7 First international match vs... More

Mar 20 2015

March Newsletter

SAEF Developments: You will recall my November newsletter detailed developments regarding the governance of the SAEF in equestrian sport. At a meeting convened in early January, certain "lines in the sand" were drawn between the SAEF Council and Discipline Association to resolve the continued impasse between them. Amongst others, the following pertinent points were agreed upon: Disciplines would retain their legal entities and become "Associate members" of the SAEF with a vote on... More

Feb 06 2015

February Newsletter

Affiliations 2015 You will recall in the past affiliations coincided with the commencement the KZN/EG/FS/Highveld polo season namely March/April of each year. The emergence of the Cape season, resulted in some players affiliating during March/April whilst those in Plett and Cape Town affiliated at the start of their season in September/October. This has proved an administration headache so the SAPA Exco took the decision to co-ordinate all affiliations to fall in line with each calendar... More

Dec 01 2014

December Newsletter

SASCOC and the South African Equestrian Federation It’s been a while since my previous newsletter and much has taken place on the political front involving SASCOC and the SAEF. It is important that members understand the mechanics of what has occurred and just how seriously this would have affected polo in South Africa. In order to put everything in perspective I will go back in time and outline the Government structure surrounding sport. The head of sport under the ANC Government in this... More