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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

UK Junior Tour Report


By Karen Smith After the UK vs NSW  test matches in South Wales, the horses, team and support crew travelled by lorry and ferry to arrive in Horetown Polocrosse Club, County Wexford with mud and rain in equal measure, making the setting up of camp difficult and slightly disheartening. However, by Wednesday afternoon Jo Carthew had Read more…

Filed under 2012, International, Junior Squad

South Africa win the Under 25 Quadrangular

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South Africa’s Under 25 Ladies and Men’s teams have won the Quadrangular competition on their home turf at Mooi River. The Ladies side overcame the UK Ladies team 23-17 in a hard fought final. The UK made them work hard for their prize, and the UK weren’t helped by losing a couple of their best Read more…

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UK Suffer a Tough First Day in South Africa


The UK Under 25 teams suffered a tough first day in South Africa as the ladies team lost by 10 goals to the South African ladies, though apparently the scoreline slightly flattered South Africa, while the men went down 33-12. However, reports from the UK camp is that the team and their coach Tom Simkin Read more…

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UK and South Africa Name Under 25 Teams for July

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The UKPA and PASA have both named their Under 25 teams for the Tri Nations tournament between the two countries and Zimbabwe in South Africa in July. The competition consists of full Men and Ladies teams, with 8 players in each team. South Africa have named two teams of Men and Ladies meaning that in Read more…

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UK Under 21’s Defeat Ireland on Goal Difference


The UK Under 21’s managed to overcome their Irish counterparts in a very hard fought test series at the Cotswold tournament in the UK on the 27th and 28th of August. However, they only managed it on goal difference after they lost the first test to a very talented Irish side and had to play Read more…

Filed under 2011, U21 Squad

UK Beat Ireland in Tense Battle


The UK polocrosse team continued their good warm up for the World Cup by defeating Ireland 2-0 in their final test match series before the competition begins on the 8th of July. However, they were pushed all the way in the second test match and only emerged victorious by one goal as the Irish fought Read more…

Filed under 2011, Open Squad