Polo Times Magazine Subscribe to Polo Times Home
HomeNewsTournamentsClassifiedsAbout usSubscribeContact
 
 
 
 

Mon 17th Dec 2018

La Dolfina Reign Supreme

Sixth consecutive win in Argentine Open

In the Final of The 125th Argentine Open on Sunday 16 December, La Dolfina once again reigned supreme, taking home a 17-12 win against first time finalists, Las Monjitas. This win marks the sixth consecutive win for the La Dolfina team with the same line-up and a twelfth victory for the La Dolfina organisation in The Argentine Open. Furthermore, in the earlier match of the day, La Dolfina Brava, featuring women’s world-number-one, Brit Nina Clarkin, secured the II Women’s Argentine Open title, in a narrow 9-8 victory over El Overo Z7 UAE. 

This year’s tournament has been marked with countless weather delays, date changes, multiple yellow cards and surprise victories, as Las Monjitas defeated Ellerstina in the Semi Finals, who have met La Dolfina 11 times out of the past 13 Open Finals, ringing a refreshing change to the Palermo tournament. 
A full report from this year’s Argentine Open Finals will feature in the next issue of Polo Times, so make sure your subscription is up to date here.
The 125th Argentine Open Final Teams:
La Dolfina (40): Pablo Mac Donough (40), David ‘Pelón’ Stirling (10), Adolfo Cambiaso (10) & Juan Martín Nero (40)
Las Monjitas (37): Facundo Sola (9), Hilario Ulloas (10), Guillermo ‘Sapo’ Caset (10) & Santiago Toccalino (8)
The II Women’s Argentine Open Final Teams:
La Dolfina Brava (31): Mía Cambiaso (6), Milagros Fernández Araujo (7), Nina Clarkin (10) & Candelaria Fernández Araujo (8)
El Overo Z7 UAE (32): Clara Cassino (7), Hazel Jackson-Gaona (9), Lía Salvo (9) & Sarah Wiseman (7)
 
Photograph: The La Dolfina organisation secured not one, but both of The Argentine Open titles on Sunday 16 December. Courtesy of the AAP
 

Follow Polotimes on Twitter
 

Other top stories


Wed 16th Jan 2019
17th Bendura Bank Snow Polo World Cup Kitzbühel 2019
Let the excitement commence!

Mon 14th Jan 2019
Dutta Corp’s American Reign
Joe Barry Cup Final

Fri 11th Jan 2019
The Joe Barry Cup Final
Dutta Corp and Patagones to compete

Tue 8th Jan 2019
9 Days to go to Snow Polo World Cup Kitzbühel
World turns their eyes to Austria

Mon 7th Jan 2019
Ylvisaker Cup Announced
Teams and schedule confirmed

Fri 4th Jan 2019
Visa Update for 2018 Season
HPA received confirmation from Home Office

Wed 2nd Jan 2019
Mid Season Arena Handicap Changes
HPA ratifies changes

Tue 1st Jan 2019
Happy New Year!!
2019 Begins!

Tue 25th Dec 2018
Merry Christmas!
From everyone at Polo Times

Fri 21st Dec 2018
It’s Christmas!
Polo Times is closed for the festive break

See all news in:


End of Polo Times news page

Advertiser information Contact us Subscribe Work for us All information is subject to copyright 2015

Highlights

Latest Classified

Latest Classified

Manager/groom available UK season 2019 Argentine 2 goal pro looking for work UK...
 Get into Polo

Get started in polo

Information on how to get started in polo
 Destination of the Month

The global game

Holidays and breaks playing or following polo around the world
 Wallpapers

Online magazine

Login to read current and back issues of the magazine
 Find your nearest club

Club contacts

Find your nearest polo club
Cookies in Use