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2007 News

UKPA Chairman Resigns

The UKPA Chairman, Dave Brookes, has announced his resignation from his position just a day before the start of the UKPA National Championships. In a statement to the membership he said he was resigning due his desire not to be associated with a potential ruining of the UKPA due to members’ actions regarding the penning Read more…

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Highlanders Tournament 2007 Results

Highlanders

A Division Winners – Crusaders Runners-Up – Highlander Warriors Best Horse & Rider Combination – Sam Sics & Estrelia B Division Winners – Crusaders Runners-Up – Pennine Best Horse & Rider Combination – Beth Peaker C Division Winners – Celyn Runners-Up – Pennine Best Horse & Rider Combination – Chris Illingworth Junior Division Winners – Read more…

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Second Kent Target Tournament 2007 Report

Kent Target

The second Kent tournament of the year was held at the all new location of Hop Farm. At first inspection, which admittedly took place at 9.30pm in the dark, it seemed to consist of a great deal of dirt tracks and a huge number of Hillman Imps! However, the next morning as the darkness and Read more…

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Great Northern Tournament 2007 Results

A Division Winners – Highlanders Runners-up – Arden Best No 1 – Guy Robertson Best No 2 – Regan Gloyn Best No 3 – Rick Murray B Division Winners – Arden Runners-up – Northern Lions Crusaders Best No 1 – Torr Phillips Best No 2 – Kristy Crook Best No 3 – Rhi Lee-Jones C Read more…

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Western Phoenix Tournament 2007 Report

The inaugural Western Phoenix tournament held at Ashfields Polo Club in Great Canfield was a great success. The Weather Gods smiled on the polocrosse playing community and Essex seemed to be the only part of the country that did not suffer torrential rain. There were some light showers on Saturday but the weather was bright Read more…

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Highlanders Swoop for Simkin & Jones

The Highlanders have today announced that they have pulled off a double crucial signing, in the wake of the news that they will be without Brian Davidge this year. Highlanders chairman, Guy Robertson, told Polocrosse Extreme that he had arranged for Sarah Simkin and Ruth Jones (nee Simkin) to play for the Highlanders for this Read more…

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Pennine Tournament 2007 Report

Pennine Polocrosse Club

The A Grade at Pennine ended in controversial circumstances as the Crusaders were awarded the victory, despite pulling out and not playing their final match. To be fair to them, they had destroyed the other two teams in A grade already when they played them on the Saturday and would have undoubtably beaten a weakened Read more…

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Kent Tournament 2007 Report

Kent Target

(Apologies for any errors, I failed to get a copy of the order of play and team lists so its entirely possible I have misspelt names or got them entirely wrong, if so let me know and I will correct them. There are also a few blanks so everyone can play ‘Fill in the Blanks’.) Read more…

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More Simkins Head North?

There is a rumour that, a year after their brother Tom left Celyn to join the all conquering Highlanders, that the Simkin sisters, Ruth and Sarah, are going to leave Kent (who they left Celyn for when Tom left for Highlanders) to join Pennine. If so, it would be indeed be a interesting move, following Read more…

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