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Posts Tagged 'Gameplay'

Old Footage Reveals Sport’s Sexist Roots

A video of polocrosse filmed in 1947 from Australia seems to suggest that originally polocrosse was played mainly by women and that men would gather on the sidelines to watch them. Well, thank god someone put a stop to that…maybe. To watch the video in question click here. It is brought to us courtesy of Read more…

Filed under 2010

Super Eights – Love or Hate?

The Nationals in 2007 were played for the first time in a new super eight format, meaning each division had a cup and plate. There were rumours before hand that it wouldn’t work and that the differences in handicap in each division were too big. However, it actually all went off rather well and it Read more…

Filed under 2006

Attack vs Defence?

The Article below has been taken from and has been written by Kenrick Riley. It makes some interesting points and is well worth reading. To see it in its original form click here . POLOCROSSE – THE EQUITY OF DEFENCE PURPOSE: To conduct an experimental game designed to make polocrosse more enjoyable. SUMMARY: An increasing complaint Read more…

Filed under 2006

Nationals 2006 Statistics & Quotes


Courtesy of the UKPA, an analysis of the alternative ways to determine the grades for the Nationals. I will admit I was personally skeptical of the Cup and Plate scenario but I thought it worked very well in the end and gave us some excellent finals, particularly in the Plate divisions. So there you have Read more…

Filed under 2006, Nationals

Nationals Draw Sparks ‘Cup or Plate’ Controversy

Nationals hasn’t even started yet but already there is a heated debate. Some clubs have voiced concerns over the structuring of the grades, which has seen a lot of teams move up into higher grades than they have played all year. This is somewhat strange as it used to be that at Nationals teams would Read more…

Filed under 2006, Nationals