|Wed 11th Oct 2023|
Tortugas Open Day 1
Wins for La Natividad & La Dolfina Saudi
The second leg of The Argentine Triple Crown began yesterday, Tuesday 10 October, with two Tortugas Open matches at the Tortugas County Club.
The first match saw La Dolfina Saudi, fresh from their win in the 130th Hurlingham Open Final last weekend, face La Ensenada and after a close first chukka, La Dolfina Saudi took control and by the fourth chukka had widened their lead to 11-4. Poroto Cambiaso scored an impressive 11 goals, five of which from penalties, and La Dolfina Saudi took their first win of the tournament with a final score of 18-9.
The second match saw 2022 champions, La Natividad, playing with an altered line-up and Barto Castagnola at back, putting in a formidable performance to secure a convincing 22-4 win against Cría La Dolfina.
The action continues today with La Hache Polo Team vs La Irenita Clinova and Ellerstina vs La Hache Cría & Polo. All of the matches can be viewed live here
Photograph: Barto Castagnola at back helped la Natividad to a 22-4 victory. By Matías Callejo / Prensa AAP