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2013 News

Welsh Wins A’Plenty at Cotswold

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It was a good weekend for Welsh clubs at the Cotswold polocrosse tournament on the 24th and 25th of August as the two Welsh sides, Celyn and Welsh Dragons picked up four grade wins between them. The Dragons, from South Wales, slightly out did their country men from the North as they managed a one-two Read more…

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North Warwickshire Dominate at Pony Club Championships

Pony Club

The NFU Mutual Polocrosse Championship for 2013 was held on the 17th and 18th August at The Pony Club Championships at Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire. Twenty five teams from both branches and centres all around the country took part in the hard fought competitions but ultimately it was North Warwickshire who walked away with the Read more…

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The Leagues To Date in 2013

So we finally got round to doing the leagues for 2013 (editor’s note: we know that’s disgraceful as the season is nearly over, we intend to find a suitable way to show our penance). The leagues have been updated as far as the results for Midland Tournament and show that Kent Target have built themselves Read more…

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Does Grading Work?

The grading of players within UK polocrosse is always a hotly debated topic but during the 2013 season we have heard various people at various levels disparage the grading system and comment on its lack of accuracy. So we thought we would have a bit of closer look at it. Essentially, gradings are never going Read more…

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Kent are Main Winners at Midland

Midland Polocrosse

The UK polocrosse community again descended on Henley in Arden for the Midland region’s annual tournament on the 3rd and 4th of August. The rain also descended on the Sunday and soaked the ground, players and horses alike and ultimately lead to the prize giving being carried out in the clubhouse rather than the traditional Read more…

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The UKPA Win EGM Vote But All Clubs Agree to Compromise

UKPA

The UK Polocrosse Association managed to win the vote and defeat the motion that threatened to overturn their decision to make the A grade competition at the UK National championships play as ‘Mixed’ teams competition (editor’s note: Mixed meaning that each team is to have one section of men and one section of ladies). However, Read more…

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UKPA and Rugby Trade EGM Salvos (and we analyse and opine)

UKPA

The UK Polocrosse Association and one of its member clubs, Rugby Polocrosse Club, have traded lobbying emails in advance of this weekend’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) which will decide if the A grade competition at this year’s UK National Club Championships will be ‘mixed’ teams (editor’s note: for those who aren’t already aware a slightly Read more…

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