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New Zealand name World Cup team

NZ Polocrosse

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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Zimbabwe Get a New Sargeant


Zimbabwe welcomed a new Sargeant into their World Cup polocrosse squad this week, with the news that Sophie Sargeant (nee Lodder) will be joining the squad in March to train for the World Cup in July. Sophie previously represented the UK in 2003 and was in the UK World Cup team for 2007 as well, 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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UKPA Name Alex Richardson as New World Cup Reserve

The UKPA has named Alex Richardson as the new reserve for their World Cup squad, after James Davidson moved up into the team following the shock withdrawal of Guy Robertson¬†earlier this week. Alex is the youngest member of the 8 strong team, at just 20 years of age. He was named in the original 16 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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UK Announce Their World Cup Team


The United Kingdom has announced their World Cup team for 2011, as they attempt to go one better than they did in 2007 and lift the cup which will be played on their home soil for the first time. When the UK picked their 16 person squad there were a few surprises in there but Read more…

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World Cup Draw Announced

Polocrosse World Cup 2011

The World Cup order of play has been made public (editor’s note: well if you have sources in Western Australia who are friends with someone in Zambia like we do anyway) and the host nation of the United Kingdom will not play the opening game on July 8th, as often happens in a lot of Read more…

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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…

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