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Wed 1st Nov 2017

Argentine Update

What’s been happening in Argentina?

124th Argentine Open

The fixtures list for the 124th Argentine Open has been announced. With a total of ten teams taking part, play begins in Palermo on Saturday 4 November and the Final falls on Saturday 2 December. The schedule is as follows:
Sat 4 Nov
2pm: La Irenita vs La Esquina Los Machitos
4.30pm: La Aguada Las Monjitas vs La Albertina Abu Dhabi
Sun 5 Nov
2pm: Cría Yatay vs Chapaleufú
4.30pm: Alegría vs La Dolfina Polo Ranch
Sat 11 Nov
2pm: La Dolfina vs Las Esquina Los Machitos
4.30pm: La Aguada Las Monjitas vs La Irenita
Sun 12 Nov
2pm: Ellerstina vs Chapaleufú
4.30pm: Alegría vs Cría Yatay
Tues 14 Nov
2pm: La Aguada Las Monjitas vs La Esquina Los Machitos
4.30pm: La Dolfina Polo Ranch vs La Albertina Abu Dhabi
Wed 15 Nov
2pm: Alegría vs Chapaleufú
4.30pm: Ellerstina vs La Dolfina Polo Ranch
Sat 18 Nov
2pm: La Albertina Abu Dhabi vs La Esquina Los Machitos
4.30pm: La Dolfina vs La Irenita
Sun 19 Nov
2pm: La Dolfina Polo Ranch vs Chapaleufú
4.30pm: Ellerstina vs Cría Yatay
Sat 25 Nov
2pm: La Irenita vs La Albertina Abu Dhabi
4.30pm: La Dolfina vs La Aguada Las Monjitas
Sun 26 Nov
2pm: Cría Yatay vs La Dolfina Polo Ranch
4.30pm: Ellerstina vs Alegría
Sun 2 Dec
4.30pm: Final
*NG Times quoted are local times in Argentina
 
Copa Myriam Heguy
On Sunday 29 October, a women’s tournament for the Myriam Heguy Cup was held at the Alfredo Lalor Headquarters in Pilar. The tournament saw four teams of 14 and 16 goals participate. The preliminary matches saw Centauros La Aventura win 9-3 over Las Liebres Rei do Caviar and La Vanguardia Kía defeat Centauros La Maroma by 9-8. These results saw Las Liebres Rei do Caviar face Centauros La Maroma in the Subsidiary Final, with Las Liebres Rei do Caviar winning 5-2½. The main trophy was secured by La Vanguardia Kía after they beat Centauros La Aventura 5-3½. 
Copa Myriam Heguy Teams:
La Vanguardia Kía (15): Luba Adarska (0), Milagros Sánchez (4), Milagros Martínez Allende (2) & Lía Salvo (9)
Centauros La Aventura (14): Clara Heguy (0), Fernanda Rivas (2), Milagros Fernández Araujo (6) & Candelaria Fernández Araujo (6) 
Las Liebres Rei do Caviar (16): Ann Rodger (2), Clelia Crespo (3), Ginebra D´Orazio (3) & Hazel Jackson (8)
Centauros La Maroma (15): Sofía Rivas (1), Delfina Balzano (4), Fátima Balzano (4) & Clara Cassino (6) 
 
Argentine National Youth Tournament Delayed
The AAP have announced that the Torneo Nacional de Menores, which was scheduled to be played on Sunday 29 October at Puesto Viejo Polo Club, was delayed due to rain and poor forecasts. The AAP has informed the players and families involved to reserve the date of Friday 8 December as the new date for the tournament. 
 
XIV Copa Julio Novillo Astrada Final
In the Final of the XIV Copa Julio Novillo Astrada, presented by Rio Uruguay Seguros, Las Monjitas beat La Enseñada with a score of 12-10. The match took place on Saturday 28 October at the Novillo Astrada’s Club where Juan Martin Zubía was named the Most Valuable Player and the Fair Play Award went to Ernesto Gutierrez. Eduardo Novillo Astrada Jr’s pony Siempre Maravillosa was awarded the Best Playing Pony rug, which was presented by Argentine Polo Pony Breeders Association. 
 
Photograph: Las Monjitas won the XIV Copa Julio Novillo Astrada. By Matias Calléjo

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