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Mon 26th Mar 2018

Jorge Mac Donough

Beloved father of Pablo, Matias and Sofía Mac Donough passes away

Jorge Mac Donough, beloved father of polo powerhouses Pablo and Matias Mac Donough passed away on Saturday 24 March aged 73 following an accident during a playing practice at Centauros in Argentina. Despite valiant attempts by the paramedics to revive him, Jorge died on the way to the General Rodriguez Clinic.

Jorge was a vet, polo player, Director of the AACCP and horse breeder, renowned across the world, and also owned La Irenita. During his polo career, he reached 4 goals and alongside polo considered flying as a great passion. He leaves behind his wife Mercedes Arriola and their three children, Pablo, Matias and Sofía, as well as his beloved grandchildren. Across Argentina, a minute’s silence will take place at all polo matches to honour his memory.
 
Photograph: Jorge Mac Donough passed away in a polo related accident on Saturday 24 March. By ©www.imagesofpolo.com

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