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France Claim Their Fourth European Challenge in Otterlo

Polocrosse Nederland

France dominated the 2013 European Challenge, hosted by the Dutch Polocrosse Association in Otterlo, Holland on the 31st of August and 1st of September, to win their fourth European title in the last seven years. They won their matches against Germany, Holland and Norway convincingly to help press their case for acceptance as a full Read more…

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Polocrosse Grows Around the World!

Polocrosse seems to be continuing to grow around the world, with the start of polocrosse in Finland (where we hope to have a full report from soon!) and also some excellent newspaper coverage for the sport in Scotland (read it here, part 1 and part 2). Polocrosse in Finland has been started by Cecilia Forsman, 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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Long Serving Norwegian Polocrosse Chairman Steps Down

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Amund Svendsen, the man who started polocrosse in Norway and has been the chairman from the inception of the Norwegian Polocrosse Associatio, has stepped down. Amund has been one of the driving forces behind Norwegian polocrosse and is a very keen and dedicated player, keeping a horse in the UK and travelling to it a Read more…

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France Win the Four Nations Cup

Polocrosse France

Report by Fleur Bartels The weekend of the 5th and 6th of June saw France claim the Four Nations Cup, at“Dop heets Del” in Kootwijkerbroek, Holland. Teams from France, Norway, Germany, Holland all played against each other in sunny Kootwijkerbroek. This competition took place to help the preparation of all four of mainland Europe polocrosse Read more…

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