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New Zealand’s Home Quad Squad is named

NZ Polocrosse

New Zealand have revealed their team which will contest their home Quadrangular, starting next week in Turangi Park near Taupo. The team looks fairly different from the 2011 World Cup side (the last full international team to be named) but does feature three of the players who played at that competition. The legendary Shane Hill Read more…

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Ireland Become Fourth Nation in New Zealand Quadrangular

IPA

Ireland have been announced as the fourth team that will compete in the New Zealand Quadrangular in March, following the UK’s withdrawal last month. New Zealand announced Ireland’s involvement this week and Ireland are expected to announce their team in the next few weeks. Ireland had a disappointing, and really at points slightly unlucky World Read more…

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Australia Name New Zealand Quadrangular Team

Polocrosse Association of Australia

The Australian team for the New Zealand Quadrangular tournament has been named (editor’s note: it was actually named a while ago but we only just discovered it so thought we would share it with the world). The Australian Polocrosse Association have opted to recall two of its past stars in Jane Cooper and Hayden Turnbull, Read more…

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UK Forced to Withdraw from New Zealand Quadrangular

NZ Polocrosse

The United Kingdom has had to withdraw their team from the forthcoming New Zealand Quadrangular, which is taking place in Turangi from the 25th to the 31st of March 2013. The United Kingdom were due to compete against teams from New Zealand itself, Australia and Zambia but are believed to have informed New Zealand officially Read more…

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Canada Win International Challenge in France

Polocrosse Canada

Canada marked their return to international polocrosse with a win in the International Challenge in France. They beat France in a hard fought final match on Sunday after both teams had won all their other matches against the other three nations. Teams also came from Germany, Holland and Norway to compete on a mixture of Read more…

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Zambia Whitewash the USA 3-0 at Lusaka

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Zambia showed their continued improvement as a polocrosse nation as they defeated the USA 3-0 in the test match series at Lusaka, Zambia. They won the test matches 29-5, 29-11 and 28-11. Phil Chalcraft took best male player for Zambia while Lauren Watson took best female. Ryan Murphy was best male player for the USA Read more…

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UK Junior Tour Report

UKPA

By Karen Smith After the UK vs NSW  test matches in South Wales, the horses, team and support crew travelled by lorry and ferry to arrive in Horetown Polocrosse Club, County Wexford with mud and rain in equal measure, making the setting up of camp difficult and slightly disheartening. However, by Wednesday afternoon Jo Carthew had Read more…

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