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Tue 26th Oct 2021

Qualifying Tournament Underway

Opening wins for Chapaleufu, La Fija & Alegria Fish Creek

The Qualifying Tournament features seven teams between 28 to 30 goals, split into two leagues, compete for the remaining two places in The Argentine Open. 
The opening day of the competition was played on Friday 22 October at the Argentine Association of Polo, in Pilar and Tortugas Country Club and saw Chapaleufu defeat Los Machitos, 11-9; La Fija secure a narrow 12-11 win against La Esquina and Alegria Fish Creek taking home a 12-6 win against La Aguada. 
The Qualifying Tournament continues on Wednesday 27 October with the following matches scheduled:
La Irenita II vs Los Machitos (Pilar)
La Fija vs La Aguada (Jockey Club)
Alegria Fish Creek vs La Esquina (Jockey Club)
The Qualifying Tournament Teams:
La Irenita II (28): Facundo Fernández Llorente (7), Tomás Fernández Llorente (7), Martín Podestá (7) & Juan A. Garcia Grossi (7) 
Alegría Fish Creek (30): Juan Ruiz Guiñazú (8), Clemente Zavaleta (7), Joaquín Pittaluga (7) & Bautista Bayugar (8) 
La Aguada (29): Mariano González (7), Manuel Elizalde (7), Miguel Novillo Astrada (8) & Tomás Beresford (7) 
La Fija (28): Raúl Colombres (7), Ezequiel Martínez Ferrario (7), Ignacio Negri (7) & Felipe Vercellino (7) 
La Esquina (29): Pascual Sáinz de Vicuña (6), Valerio Zubiaurre (7), Cristian Laprida (8) & Ignacio Laprida (8)  
Chapaleufú (29): Rufino Bensadón (7), Juan M. Zavaleta (8), Julián de Lusarreta (7) & Felipe Dabas (7)
Los Machitos (28): Victorino Ruiz Jorba (7), Lucas Díaz Alberdi (7), Mariano Aguerre (7) & Martín Aguerre (7) 
Photograph: The Qualifying Tournament continues on Wednesday 27 October. By Matias Callejo

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