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USA Appoint New World Cup Coach

American Polocrosse Association

The USA Polocrosse Association have appointed Trish Jones as their open squad coach in the run up to the 2015 Polocrosse World Cup. Trish Jones hails from Western Australia, where she has played in the Ladies’ open state representative side for the last 13 Nationals, which spans an impressive 26 years. This is the same Read more…

Filed under 2013

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…

Filed under 2012, International

USA Name Their World Cup Team

American Polocrosse Association

The USA have named their 8 person World Cup team for 2011 and on the men’s side it looks fairly similar to that which finished 7th in 2007. The only change is Seth Alcott coming into replace Ryan Trueblood, as Robbie Shuttles, Ryan Murphy and Ryan Strider all keep their places. Only 1 lady player Read more…

Filed under 2010, World Cup

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…

Filed under 2009

American National Championships 2008

American Polocrosse Association

The 2008 American Polocrosse National Championships took place in the mountains of Loveland, Colorado and the weekend proved successful for USA team captain Robbie Shuttles as his Lone Star A grade team took the title, beating Promised Land into second place and Robbie himself picked up best number 1 in the A grade. The B Read more…

Filed under 2008

UK Get Ready for USA Challenge

American Polocrosse Association

The UK development squad fly out to America at the end of this week to face the USA in a series of two test matches. The USA requested that the UK send a squad in order to help them with the development of their team in the run up to the next World Cup. They Read more…

Filed under 2008, International