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2008 News

Nationals 2008 Report

UKPA

Apart from a deluge of rain coming down on Sunday morning, the National Championships were played out under glorious sunshine and the Highlanders certainly enjoyed themselves as they lifted their third A grade title in four years. What was equally important as the polocrosse was the slave auction on Sunday night whicuh raised over £6,000 Read more…

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World Cup 2011 Venue Announced

Polocrosse World Cup 2011

The UKPA announced that the World Cup committee has decided that the 2011 Polocrosse World Cup will be held at Bishop Burton College near Beverly. The World Cup Commitee contacted over a hundred sites and visted approxmiately twenty before making their decision. Bishop Burton won due to the excellent transport links and due to outstanding Read more…

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Midland Tournament 2008 Report

Midland Polocrosse

The Midland tournament was held at Henley in Arden, meaning that the Saturday night party was in the Arden club house. By all reports it was an excellent party, so good in fact that Tom Wigglesworth, who made his first playing appearance in three years, had to apparently take steps to have certain photos taken Read more…

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Nationals 2008 Preview

UKPA

Its that time of year when we try to use our knowledge of polocrosse to work out who might win at the National Championships. Okay fine, you guessed it, actually we draw names out of a hat! Last year we got three out of five tips right, can we do better this year? A Grade Read more…

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Wigglesworth Announces Comeback

When Tom Wigglesworth retired two years ago fans wept and begged him to carry on, they quoted the lyrics of the Outhere Brothers at him; “Don’t stop, Wiggle Wiggle!” they screamed. Tom Wigglesworth, however, was adamant and stopped playing, citing a desire to concentrate on his career (he is involved in steel erections) and also Read more…

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Western Phoenix Tournament 2008 Results

Kent enjoyed a very strong weekend in the heart of Essex as they lifted two grade titles and three second places. Kent took first and second places in the B grade, first in the C grade, second in the primary juniors and second in the juniors as nearly all their teams enjoyed success. It was Read more…

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Australians Complete Test Series Whitewash

UKPA

The Australians completed a 4-0 test series victory over the UK with a comprehensive victory in the final test, running out 35-14 winners. This was in stark comparison to the third test which was a very close affair, though ultimately the Australians managed to win 23-19. In the third test, going into to the fifth chukka Read more…

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Celyn Tournament 2008 Results

Celyn Logo

Celyn was a small tournament that consisted of an Open and Junior grade, both of which were played in sections rather than in full teams. In the open grade Celyn themselves managed to take both the top two spots, while in the Juniors Centaur took first with Celyn finishing in second place Open: Winners: Celyn Read more…

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