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Thu 22nd Aug 2019

Arena Polo 2019/2020 Spur Ban

Trial for new measure

Yesterday, the Hurlingham Polo Association announced the proposed trial of a spur ban during the arena polo 2019/2020 season. The Arena Polo Rules Committee have agreed a trial period between 1 November 2019 to 16 December 2020, when, "the wearing of spurs will be banned at all levels of arena polo".

For more information, please contact the HPA here now.


Wed 21st Aug 2019

Robert Graham

Robert Graham very sadly passes away

Robert very sadly passed away unexpectedly on 7 August aged 67, much loved husband of 45 years to Betsy and adored father of Vanessa.

Robert was appointed as HPA Chief Umpire in 2003 and joined the HPA Handicap Committee in 2004.
He was responsible for the introduction of professional umpires and many other changes to improve the game for spectators and players.
As a player he joined Cowdray in 1973 and reached 6 goals, playing the high goal with Greenhill Farm.
He was a great supporter of polo and many young players had the privilege of spending the winter in Argentina under his watchful eye.
 
The Funeral Service will be held at 2:30pm on Tuesday 27th August, Easebourne Church, West Sussex.
Enquiries to Midhurst Funeral care: 01730 813264
Letters to Waldegrove Farm, Milland, Liphook, Hants GU30 7NA

Tue 20th Aug 2019

British Junior HPA Championships

Stagshead Trophy

In the Final of The Stagheads Trophy, held at Ham Polo Club on Sunday 18 August, The Dark Blue Team (Darius Gilbert/Erik Romain, Ollie Drewitt, George Copcutt &Tani Darritchon) defeated The Light Blue Team (Talan Dudd, Charlie Hipwood, Hector Copcutt & Bonnie Barnes) to take home the trophy. Former Ham Polo Club Chairman and FIP President Nicholas Colquhoun-Denvers was on hand to present the teams with their prizes. Congratulations to these young guns.
 
Photograph: The Dark Blue Team win The Stagshead Trophy at Ham Polo Club. By Olly Hughes

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