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2009 News

UKPA Seek to Ratify New Constitution

UKPA

The UKPA has submitted its new constitution to its membership as it seeks ratification of it at its’ EGM to be held on the 25th of October. The change in the new constitution is the restructuring of the UKPA executive committee, from the 18 voting positions behemoth that it presently is, down to just 9 Read more…

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Northern Zone Championships Report

PAWA

Report by Jodi Tiver The first selection tournament for the 2010 Nationals and Northern Zone Championships was held by the Walkaway Polocrosse Club and with 44 teams nominated it was certainly shaping up as a big weekend. The sun shone down each day and was a bit of a shock to the system after all Read more…

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American Polocrosse Fans React Angrily to Criticism of their Sport

American Polocrosse Association

American Polocrosse fans have reacted angrily to an article run by the Riverfront Times News Blog that called polocrosse a “ridiculous sport of the idle rich”. A number of polocrosse players and fans have posted comments in response to the article which was run by the website after they received news that the American Polocrosse Read more…

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Full Report of the Zim Open

Zimbabwe

By Terrance Keith, Bombers Equestrian Equipment Things got off to a start on the Wednesday – well, actually preparations for the open got off to a start long before the Wednesday but proceedings for the annual Zim Open 2009 got underway on Wednesday the 9th of September with the meet and greet black tie ball, Read more…

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Twin Pines Tournament Report

PAWA

Report by Jodi Tiver 30 teams arrived to play on the river sand fields in Northam for the Twin Pines annual tournament. It was great to see that one team from Walkaway made the effort to travel south seeing that the majority of clubs from the Central Zone had been travelling north all year to Read more…

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UKPA Show that Good Things Come in Threes

UKPA

The UKPA have given the polocrosse community in the UK (and possibly around the world) three reasons to be cheerful in the coming months. Firstly, they reported on the success of their recent demo at Blenheim Horse Trials and followed this with news of polocrosse being on Sky Sports and of the UKPA Annual Ball. Read more…

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Koala Park Win the Zim Open

Zimbabwe

The Zim Open, probably the most extravagant polocrosse event in the world, was won by the Koala Park team, a team packed with Australian and New Zealand talent. The Zim Open is held every year in Zimbabwe and attracts a great deal of corporate sponsorship. The sponsors this year included Millers, Renaissance Capital, Tanzi, Progroup, Read more…

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