|Mon 5th Nov 2012|
La Dolfina to play Pilara for place in Hurlingham final
The Hurlingham Open continued this weekend, with La Dolfina, Pilara, La Aguada and La Natividad winning their matches
LA DOLFINA AND Pilara will be the first teams to battle for a place in the Hurlingham final after winning their matches this weekend.
La Dolfina made it two wins out of two when they beat Alegria 18-13. Alegria took an early lead but the 40-goal La Dolfina side took control in the second half to finish with a comfortable lead.
Pilara led from the start against Magual, winning 22-13 with Sebastian Merlos scoring twelve goals.
Ellerstina suffered their first defeat of this year's Triple Crown when they were beaten 12-8 by La Aguada. The scores were level at halftime but the Tortugus Open champions could not hold their own against La Aguada in the second half.
La Natividad defeated La Aguada-Las Monjitas 17-16 after a nerve-racking match. La Aguada-Las Monjitas' strong defence left La Natividad trailing at halftime. The teams were level at 16-16 in the eighth chukka until La Natividad's Polito Pieres scored the winning goal.
Play continues today, with La Dolfina and Pilara playing for the first place in the Hurlingham Open final. La Natividad will play Ellerstina on Tuesday (6 November).
Photograph: Sebastian Merlos, whose Pilara team will take on La Dolfina for a place in the final. By James Mullan
Other top stories
Wed 23rd Apr 2014
England defeated in Copa de las Naciones opener
The 26-goal Copa de las Naciones got underway yesterday at Palermo
Tue 22nd Apr 2014
Copa de las Naciones starts today at Palermo
England will face the Rest of the World today in the first match of the 23-26-goal tournament
Mon 21st Apr 2014
Alegria wins US Open
Julian Mannix's Alegria side defeats Valiente to win the US Open final at IPCPB
Thu 17th Apr 2014
End of season arena handicaps announced
Ryan Pemble, Howard Smith and Jack Hyde have seen their handicaps rise
Thu 17th Apr 2014
Valiente and Alegria into US Open final
The Maserati US Open semi-finals concluded yesterday at IPCPB
Wed 16th Apr 2014
Audi wins Hall of Fame Cup
The US Open subsidiary final title is claimed by Grant Ganzi's Audi
Tue 15th Apr 2014
Semi-finals set for US Open
The four top teams will fight it out tomorrow for a place in Sunday’s final