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2006 News

UKPA AGM 2006 Report

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The AGM was held at the Memorial Hall in Henley in Arden. The meeting progressed smoothly until the Chief Umpire’s report was read out. This sparked debate about the new penalty point system being introduced to stop people persistently commiting fouls throughout the season. The meeting agreed that the penalty point system was an excellent inea but Read more…

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Arden Regroup After the Bull Heads North

Arden officially announced recently that they have indeed lost one of their young stars, Alex Bull, to the Highlanders. Alex Bull has played for Arden for the last few years after moving from Pegasus Croome. It was with Arden, under the tutoridge of men like Jason burbidge, Hamish Michael and Greg Sargeant, that he honed Read more…

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Nationals 2006 Statistics & Quotes

UKPA

Courtesy of the UKPA, an analysis of the alternative ways to determine the grades for the Nationals. I will admit I was personally skeptical of the Cup and Plate scenario but I thought it worked very well in the end and gave us some excellent finals, particularly in the Plate divisions. So there you have Read more…

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The Truth Behind the Anger Management Saga…

Through an exclusive interview we have learnt the truth behind Guy Robertson and Rick Murray’s anger management orders. The Welsh Dragons’ secretary, Julie Parr, explained that the original ruling had decreed that they must attend anger management courses before the UKPA Nationals in order to allow them to play. However, the Welsh Dragons were unable Read more…

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World Cup 2007 Squad Announced!

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Watch out Australia! We’ve got the Ashes and the Rugby World Cup and now we want the Polocrosse one too! So this is who we are sending to win it for us: The UK Men’s Squad: Jason Burbidge (Captain) Martin Brookes Hamish Michael Guy Robertson Reserves: James Robertson Tom Simkin Only one of these men Read more…

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Man of the Year 2006 Results

This is only a brief summary of the results. I’m hopefully going to get hold of some photos soon so there will be more detail added then but just so you all know who the hottest men in the UKPA are, here are the results! Some of them may be wrong as I can’t remember Read more…

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Nationals 2006 Report

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Best Mare of the Championships: Papoose (Sarah Peaker, Northern Lions) A Grade Cup They did it! For the second year in a row the Highlanders won the A grade title. They became the first team in several years to retain the title and they did it in style. In the end they comfortably beat Arden Read more…

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Nationals Draw Sparks ‘Cup or Plate’ Controversy

Nationals hasn’t even started yet but already there is a heated debate. Some clubs have voiced concerns over the structuring of the grades, which has seen a lot of teams move up into higher grades than they have played all year. This is somewhat strange as it used to be that at Nationals teams would Read more…

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Highlanders Launch Peppermint Hippo!

The Highlanders have shown what they intend to do with all the new players they are signing; they will be using them in their latest money making scheme, a strip joint! This exclusive, high class establishment, Peppermint Hippo, will be the Highlanders’ very own answer to Stringfellows and should allow the Highlanders to raise the funds Read more…

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Highlanders Open Their Chequebook

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The Highlanders have begun their off season spending spree early. Last year they signed up the Aussie wizard Brian Davidge and Tom ‘Big Red’ Simkin. This year they have started by snatching ‘Uncle’ Pete Wherret from Arden and it looks like they aren’t going to stop there! The Highlanders announced this latest signing at their own Read more…

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