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Ireland win the European Challenge

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The European Challenge was held in Lumbres, France on the 10th and 11th of August and saw a victory for Ireland as they overcame teams from seven other European countries. The European challenge includes the two European World Cup playing nations of Ireland and the UK but neither country send a full strength team, normally Read more…

Filed under 2019, England, European, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Scotland, Tournament Results, Tournaments, UKPA

UK veterans beat the best of Continental Europe but Netherlands clinch European Challenge for the first time

Polocrosse Nederland

A UK veterans polocrosse team beat the national sides of the continental, European Nations but Holland were winners of the actual European Challenge (which the UK veterans team weren’t eligible for) for the first time, at a recent tournament in Germany. The European Challenge is played between the European countries who do not take part Read more…

Filed under 2016, European, Finland, France, Germany, International, Netherlands, Norway, UKPA

Dutch Polocrosse season kicks off in Otterlo

Polocrosse Nederland

By Fleur Bartels Traditionally the Dutch polocrosse season starts each year in Otterlo and 2016 was no different. On April the 23rd and 24th (the same weekend as the Australian Polocrosse National Championships Finals were taking place in Albury) over 50 horses and 75 people travelled to “Groupsaccomodation Peppelenburg”, which is pretty much in the Read more…

Filed under 2016, European, Netherlands, Tournaments

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…

Filed under 2013, European, Sports Development