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Ireland Name Their World Cup Team

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Ireland have named their World Cup team for the fast approaching 2011 World Cup, completing the line up of the eight teams for the competition. Ireland waited until after their recent test match series with the UK to name the final team and during those three test matches they switched around between different members of Read more…

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New Draw, New Balls and New Horses for World Cup

Polocrosse World Cup 2011

The UK’s World Cup Committee has announced a new World Cup draw and that Hull polocrosse balls will be the official World Cup ball, while the UKPA’s World Cup Horse fund has announced its three latest purchases in what is turning out to be a busy week for the UK. The changing of the draw Read more…

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Zimbabwe Announce World Cup team

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Zimbabwe have become the 7th country to announce their World Cup team, leaving just Ireland undeclared as the competition in July rapidly approaches. Just one member of the 2007 World Cup team survives, that is Andy Baker who is now the captain of the team. There are two other players who did also play in Read more…

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Forget 2011, Will It Be South Africa 2015?

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It would seem that the next World Cup is likely to be in South Africa, judging by a statement on the Polocrosse Association of South Africa (PASA) website. In a seemingly innocuous statement around the relaxing of rules about the number of horses that can be used in any one game in South Africa, the Read more…

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2011 Polocrosse World Cup Moves Venue

Polocrosse World Cup 2011

The World Cup committee and the United Kingdom Polocrosse Association have today been forced to announce a change of venue for the competition, with under 6 months to go before play gets underway. The event was meant to be held at Bishop Burton College in Yorkshire but today in a brief statement it was announced Read more…

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New Zealand name World Cup team

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New Zealand became the 6th country to name their World Cup team, leaving just Zimbabwe and Ireland to declare their final teams for the competition in July. Shane Hill, Dean Gower and Sue Gower all receive their 3rd World Cup call ups and then they are joined by 5 players who are playing in the Read more…

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UK Announce World Cup Horse Fund

Polocrosse World Cup 2011

The UKPA has unveiled a new initiative to ensure that the World Cup has the best possible playing horses available in July. As the UK are the host nation it falls to them to provide all the horses for the competition and the format of the competition this year, (which is slightly different to the Read more…

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South African World Cup Team Discovered

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South Africa seems to have announced their final World Cup team in August, the only problem was that no one told anyone outside of Africa (editor’s note: well, no one actually emailed it to us and we only just discovered the downloads section on the South African polocrosse website! It’s not our fault, it’s well Read more…

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