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Mar 10 2014

Ladies International

It is envisaged that a ladies International will be staged during SA Champs with the touring ladies team participating in a section for ladies on the Friday and Saturday. The touring team would play a South African ladies team on the Sunday of SA Champs as a curtain raiser to the final of the “A” section. The SAPA ladies representative is currently communicating with Zambia in the hope of inviting their national team to participate in this event.

Aug 26 2013

2013 BMW International Polo Series Report

Chile participated in the 2013 BMW International Polo Series which was won in the end by the touring team by only two goals. This was Chile's first victory in six attempts on South African soil. Chile and South Africa have an almost 40-year rivalry on the polo field; a fitting co-incidence in the same year that BMW South Africa celebrates its 40th anniversary. The South Americans have toured on five previous occasions and although they have beaten South Africa in Chile, they had never been... More

Apr 14 2013

Results from Tri-Nations in Palermo, Argentina

England, South Africa and Argentina competed in a Triangular Polo Series at the world famous Palermo ground in Buenos Aires. The handicap level was limited to 22 goals with the national team line ups as follows: England Matthew Perry (3) Oliver Cudmore (5) Mark Tomlinson (7) Luke Tomlinson (7) BMW South Africa Dirk van Reenen (3) Jean du Plessis (6) Ignatius du Plessis (8) Chris MacKenzie (5) Argentina Martin Joaquin (3) Diego Cavanagh (7) Manuel Plaza de Ayala... More

Feb 11 2013

SA vs New Zealand Match Report

NZ Polo International 2013 Kihikihi Polo Club  Nga Rakau Ground  9th February 2013  New Zealand V South Africa    It was a glorious summer afternoon, 25 degrees with a slight cooling breeze. Paul & Jenny Kay’s Nga Rakau ground looked a picture, the side-lines filled with marquees, pavilions and umbrellas, and an expectant crowd.   South Africa had sent a young team, we saw 3 of the players in 2007 F.I.P. Zone D play-offs in a 14 goal team and now here they were, 5 years later,... More