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South Africa claim their second World Cup

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South Africa overcame Zambia in a hard fought world cup final which ebbed and flowed in the early stages, as both teams looked a bit nervous and there were a few mistakes, but after chukka four South Africa took the lead and by the end they led 32-23 to win the world cup for the Read more…

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Day five decides the last four placings

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The fifth day of play at the 2015 Polocrosse World Cup saw the 7th/ 8th and 5th/ 6th play offs take place and so the bottom four placings of the world cup were decided. With just two matches on, the play started later in the day and, in between the two play off matches, there Read more…

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Day 3 of World Cup decides semi final line ups

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The third day of play at the 2015 Polocrosse World Cup saw the final round of the group games and meant that the line ups for the semi finals is now known. Zambia booked their place first with a win against New Zealand which meant they topped their group with three wins from three. Then Read more…

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USA push Zambia close on day 2 of the World Cup

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The match of the day on the second day of the world cup was probably the battle between Zambia and the USA, which was a lot closer than people thought it would be. Zambian started the stronger and after two chukkas lead by 8 goals to 4, mainly thanks to Mikey Krynauw cleaning out ball Read more…

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First day sees South Africa slip to shock defeat

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The opening day of the 2015 Polocrosse World Cup ended with a shock as the hosts South Africa lost by just one goal to Zambia. The Zambian Ladies did the damage as they overpowered their South African counterparts. The South African men had the better of their half of the match, with Jannie Steenkamp in Read more…

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Rugby runs through the rain

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Rugby Tournament was held at their Onley Grounds site on the 20th and 21st of June and despite some heavy rain showers on Saturday, which eventually put an end to play early for the day, the tournament managed to run and saw a number of clubs share the spoils. After the enforced early ending on Read more…

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Highlanders win A grade at home tournament

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The Highlanders Tournament took place on the 6th and 7th of June at Drakes Broughton in Worcestershire and their newly reformed A grade team emerged victorious in a hard fought final against Welsh Dragons. Alongside their success on the pitch the Highlanders will also be delighted that their tournament was once again quickly over subscribed Read more…

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Irish Polocrosse moves to stop pot hunting

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The Irish Polocrosse Association (IPA) announced today that it has made changes to its rules regarding what level of players can play in each grade of a tournament, in order to deal with complaints regarding higher pointed players playing in B grade.  Following Horetown’s tournament last weekend, the IPA’s grading committee received a number of Read more…

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