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Posts Tagged 'Player Transfers'

Transfer aplenty as Highlanders return for 2015


With the 2015 outdoor polocrosse season nearly underway in the UK, the UKPA clubs have been finalising their teams for the summer and with a couple of new clubs appearing in 2015 , along with the normal carousel of players moving clubs there have been transfers aplenty. The biggest news is the return of the Read more…

Filed under 2015, UKPA

The Forgotten Imports

We would like to apologise to Dan Rohan and Emily Walsh, who we may have forgotten when we wrote our article about the foreign players coming over for the 2013 UK season (UK Polocrosse season looms large as transfers and imports pick up). Emily and Dan are both back over from Australia to play for Read more…

Filed under 2013

Ashfields Folds and Sparks Transfer Frenzy in the UK

Ashfields Polocrosse Club

Ashfields Polocrosse Club has folded and won’t play the 2012 season, causing a number of players to seek new clubs. Ashfields were a fairly small club for the last two seasons, with about 10 players in each season. However, for their size they were a successful club and finished as runners up in the UKPA Read more…

Filed under 2012

World Cup Year Sees UK Import Market Boom

The impending 2011 Polocrosse World Cup in the UK has seen the import market for foreign players booming, with no less than 6 players already confirmed as coming to the UK to play the 2011 season and at least another two looking highly likely. As might be expected it is Australians who are proving the Read more…

Filed under 2011

Kent Bring in New Aussie for 2010

Kent Target will have a new Australian face in their ranks when the 2010 season kicks off, 21 year old Dan Rohan from Kilkivan. Dan is coming over to work alongside UK polocrosse legend Jason Webb from anything between six months and 2 years. In a recent interview with the South Burnett times he said Read more…

Filed under 2010

A Phoenix Is Rising

Ashfields Polocrosse Club

Western Phoenix have decided to hold a mix and match tournament on September the 20th/21st, but there are also strong rumours that next year will see big changes in Essex. Earlier this year Western Phoenix decided that in 2009 they would be called Ashfields Polocrosse Club, after the ground at which they play. This was Read more…

Filed under 2008

Wigglesworth Announces Comeback

When Tom Wigglesworth retired two years ago fans wept and begged him to carry on, they quoted the lyrics of the Outhere Brothers at him; “Don’t stop, Wiggle Wiggle!” they screamed. Tom Wigglesworth, however, was adamant and stopped playing, citing a desire to concentrate on his career (he is involved in steel erections) and also Read more…

Filed under 2008

Great Northern Tournament 2008 Report

The 2008 UK polocrosse season got underway at the Great Northern Tournament on the 3rd and 4th May, with the majority of the points going to Northern Clubs. Pennine dominated in the Juniors and the Primary Juniors and the Highlanders picked up the B grade shield. Arden also had a good opening tournament, picking up Read more…

Filed under 2008, Tournaments

Highlanders Swoop for Simkin & Jones

The Highlanders have today announced that they have pulled off a double crucial signing, in the wake of the news that they will be without Brian Davidge this year. Highlanders chairman, Guy Robertson, told Polocrosse Extreme that he had arranged for Sarah Simkin and Ruth Jones (nee Simkin) to play for the Highlanders for this Read more…

Filed under 2007