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Wed 9th Oct 2013

Chapaleufú and Magual qualify for Hurlingham and Argentine Opens

The two highest handicapped teams defeat their rivals to progress from the qualifiers

CHAPALEUFÚ AND MAGUAL will contest the Hurlingham and Argentine Opens, having triumphed in this week's qualifiers.   

The 30-goal Chapaleufú team of Alberto, Bautista and Eduardo Heguy and Francisco Elizalde triumphed over La Vanguardia 15-11 and La Matera 15-13 to claim the first qualifying position. The side last contested the Hurlingham and Argentine Opens in 2011.   

Magual will return to the world's two most pretsigious tournaments for the second year running, this time fielding a 32-goal line-up of Alejandro Muzzio, Ignacio Toccalino, Marcos Di Paola and Jaime Garcia Huidobro. They recorded an impressive 15-5 win over Las Overas and defeated Cuatro Vientos 14-7 to secure qualification.   

The Hurlingham Open will run from 15 October to 3 November and the Argentine Open will begin on 16 November and conclude on 7 December.

To view teams and results from the qualifiers please click here.

Photograph: Chapaleufú's Francisco Elizalde. By James Mullan

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