|Mon 11th Mar 2013|
Taittinger take Jamaica Open title
Four teams contest the 12-goal tournament in Kingston
THE JAMAICA OPEN concluded yesterday with a win for the Taittinger team at Kingston Polo Club. The line-up of Marc Melville, Mark Wates, Tomas Gandara and Hamish Wates defeated Land Rover – James Robertson, John Byles, Jordon Samuda and Jose Lartiroyen – 7-4 in the final of the 12-goal tournament.
Taittinger trailed for the first half of the match, but a change of tactics at half-time saw them take the lead in the third chukka. Three-goaler Mark Wates was named most valuable player.
Last year's winners, Scotia, won the subsidiary final, having dominatd the match against Borgne Restaurant, which included Brit Jamie Le Hardy, to win 5-1. Scotia fielded the same team that won the tournament in 2012 – Paul Lalor, Mitta Rousseau, Jorge Donovan and Jason Wates.
A full report will follow in the April issue of Polo Times. Subscribe here.
Photograph: Action from the 2012 Jamaica Open at Kingston Polo Club. By Georgie May
Other top stories
Sun 27th Jul 2014
Argentina beats England to win Coronation Cup
Facundo Pieres and Adolfo Cambiaso lead Argentina to victory at Guards
Fri 25th Jul 2014
England to play Argentina for the Coronation Cup tomorrow
Luke Tomlinson will lead England against Argentina tomorrow at Guards
Wed 23rd Jul 2014
England team for FIP Euros to be decided on Saturday
An 8-goal match will precede the Coronation Cup on Audi International Day
Sun 20th Jul 2014
Dubai lifts Gold Cup
Adolfo Cambiaso inspires his team to victory over King Power at Cowdray Park
Wed 16th Jul 2014
Dubai to play King Power for Gold Cup
Dubai progress to second consecutive Gold Cup final, against newcomers King Power
Tue 15th Jul 2014
Sotogrande line-ups announced
A scattering of British players will be in action in Sotogrande later this month
Mon 14th Jul 2014
Semi-finals set for Gold Cup
The four teams have been decided for the semi-finals, with a Brit certain to feature in the final