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Living Polo - Weekly Newsletter Nov 24th 2013

 
LivingPolo ™  - NEWS & LIFESTYLE Newsletter
November 2013
 
Cambiaso’s team comfortably ahead of Las Monjitas, Magual overcomes La Natividad
La Dolfina closer to securing berth in final, Magual causes an upset
The third round of matches corresponding to the 120th Campeonato Argentino Abierto de Polo HSBC saw La Aguada...
 
Statistics referred to the Ellerstina vs. La Aguada and Alegría vs. Chapalefú matches
AAP: The Official Figures
Statistics of Round 3rd. at Palermo, by the Asociación Argentina de Polo Alegría 19 –...
 
Alegría defeats Chapaleufú by 3-goals and is now vying for berth in final with clash against Ellerstina
Hilario Ulloa: “That wasn’t our best match, but we reached our objectives”
There was an strange mood at the Alegría Sancor Seguros quarters after the team’s 19-16 win...
 
Ellerstina’s hard-won win against La Aguada, with team’s star scoring goal in OT
Mariano Aguerre: “We got going in time and we’ve got “the Maestro” Facu...
Most people could not have foreseen the type of match between reigning Palermo champions Ellerstina Piaget and...
 
Tough going for both teams this Saturday in their quest for victory
Ellerstina and Alegría to battle for place in Argentine Open final
The four zone A teams were evenly-matched in the two clashes of this Saturday (November23rd), which formed...
 
Collarbone injury means he will not be part of La Aguada team in the last two matches
Nacho Novillo Astrada to miss remaining Palermo matches
It has undoubtedly been a character-building season so far for the La Aguada ICBC outfit, not in the way of...
 
By Alex Webbe, US Senior Correspondent
Casablanca beats Audi 12-10 in a rain-delayed match
A heavy rain caused the interruption of play between Casablanca (Grant Ganzi, Sugar Erskine, Mike Azzaro and...
 
Second day of La Aguada Polo Club’s leading event of the season
Las Monjitas close to securing place in the final
The La Aguada Polo Club went ahead with the second day of its Copa Julio Novillo Astrada tournament this...
 
Six teams in III Mix Cup at Pilar last weekend
Why Not claims title at Las Monjitas
The final of the III Mix Cup Las Monjitas was played last Sunday (November 17th) on grounds of Las Monjitas...
 
Diego Cavanagh and Alejandro Agote guide the team forward
La Esquina Don David foursome into quarter-finals of Copa Cámara de Diputados
Following a five-day resting period for the teams, the Copa Cámara de Diputados continued its way this...
 
First two matches of La Aguada Polo Club-hosted event
Opening day wins for ICBC and Las Monjitas in Copa Julio Novillo Astrada
The Copa Julio Novillo Astrada (for up to 20-goal teams), the leading tournament in the calendar of the La...
 
One-goal margin over Valiente in final leads to title; Pablo Mac Donough replaces David Stirling in winning line-up
La Ensenada takes homes the Copa de Oro Ellerstina
The final of the Copa de Oro Ellerstina Rolex was played this Monday (November 18th), an event hosted by the...
 
Ignacio, Eduardo, Miguel and Alejandro Novillo Astrada taking part in 10th edition of event
Copa Julio Novillo Astrada, as from this Tuesday
The La Aguada Polo Club will host the 10th edition of the Copa Julio Novillo Astrada as from this Tuesday...
 
Cowdray, headed by Alejandro Novillo Astrada, claims tournament at Open Door (Buenos Aires)
Thrilling final of 1st La Aguada Cowdray Cup
Marking the 50th Anniversary of the La Aguada Polo Club, property of the Novillo Astrada family, the opening...
 
Uruguayan star spoke with LivingPolo.com about La Dolfina’s win against Magual
David Stirling: “We didn’t play that well, but the important thing is to...
Despite the 15-9 scoreboard, the La Dolfina Hope Funds vs. Magual clash on the opening day for zone B teams in...
 
La Natividad’s forward analyzes team’s win against Las Monjitas and looks forward
Guillermo Caset: “With the type of polo we like, we can defeat anyone”
“This was quite a match, I’m not sure if it was a great match, because a lot of things happened,...
 
Statistics referred to the La Dolfina vs. Magual & La Natividad vs. La Aguada Las Monjitas matches
AAP: The Official Figures
La Dolfina 15 – Magual 9 Progression:La Dolfina: 1-1, 3-1, 4-4, 9-6, 11-8, 12-8, 14-8, 15-9  ...
 
First-weekend schedule of Argentine Open completed
Debut wins for La Dolfina and La Natividad at Palermo
There was another terrific polo’s day at Palermo this Sunday (November17th), in the shape of the second...
 
No. 3 player highlights team’s effort in success against La Aguada at Palermo
Lucas Monteverde: “This has undoubtedly been Alegría’s best win”
The Alegría Sancor Seguros team put in a fine effort during its first outing in the 120th Campeonato...
 
Statistics referred to the Ellerstina vs. Chapaleufú and Alegría vs. La Aguada matches
AAP: The Official Figures
Statístics of Round 1st. at Palermo, by the Asociación Argentina de Polo   Ellerstina 23...
 
Comfortable win for Ellerstina against Chapaleufú; Alegría shows its mettle and overcomes La Aguada
The magic of the Argentine Open at Palermo is here
Terrific weather accompanied the kickoff of the 120th Campeonato Argentino Abierto de Polo HSBC (the Argentine...
 
Ellerstina’s back explains his team’s high score; Pepe Heguy speaks for the losing team
Nicolás Pieres: “There were quite a few positives in today’s match
A huge amount of goals were scored by the winning team of the opening match corresponding to the 120th...
 
New edition of renowned tournament at Pilar, as from last Thursday
Leading, 7-, 8- and 9-goal players en 2013 Copa Cámara de Diputados
Thirteen teams, with handicaps ranging between 24 and 29 goals, began taking part in a new edition of the Copa...
 
La Ensenada to face Valiente at General Rodriguez (Buenos Aires)
Next Monday’s Copa de Oro decider at Ellerstina
All is set for the deciding match of the 2013 Copa de Oro Ellerstina Rolex, one of the traditional in...
 
Hope Funds/Valiente clash called off due to heavy downpours in Cañuelas (Buenos Aires)
This Friday’s Copa Zafiro final postponed
The eighth edition of the Copa Zafiro has been taking place at La Dolfina Polo Club (at Cañuelas,...
 
Values as from $80, through Ticketek
Ticket sales for the Argentine Open
Few hours remain for this Saturday’s (November 16th) kickoff of the world’s leading polo...
 
All eyes centered on Argentine Open, as from Saturday. The latest updates here at LivingPolo
The waiting’s over, Palermo starts
Mid-November in Argentina, ever-increasing heat in Buenos Aires, rain forecasted, with Summer approaching in...
 
By Alex Webbe, US Senior Correspondent
ELG wins USPA National 20-Goal opener, 14-11
ELG (Avery Chapman, Kris Kampsen, Guille Aguero and Tommy Biddle) took advantage of one goal by handicap from...
 
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai
The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2014 in its fifth year of success
The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2014 (Dubai Open) 16 Goal Handicap is the most prestigious international polo...
 
16-goal tournament to mark 50th anniversary of Novillo Astrada family’s venue
La Aguada Cowdray Cup begins
The La Aguada Polo Club, located in Open Door, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, is celebrating its 50th...
 
By Alex Webbe, US Senior Correspondent
Grand Champions wins Palm Restaurant Invitational
Grand Champions Polo Club (Melissa Ganzi, Glen Straub, Julio Ezcurra and Juan Bollini) trailed 5-4 at halftime...
 
Opening stage of six-goal tournament at Puesto Viejo Estancia & Polo
Circuito Polo Sur´s Gold Cup kicks off with success for Plantation
Following several postponements due to bad weather in the region, last weekend the opening stage of the Copa...
 
By Alex Pacheco
Photo Gallery: USPA North American Cup final
By Alex Pacheco
 
By Alex Webbe, US Senior Correspondent
Audi wins USPA North American Cup, 11-10; ELG beats Beluga 15-8
A disciplined Audi polo team (Marc Ganzi, Carlitos Gracida, Nic Roldan and Michel Dorignac) scored ran up a...
 
Cañuelas-based team victorious in Argentina’s classic clash against Ellerstina
La Dolfina en route to Triple Crown after claiming Hurlingham Open
At long last, the final of the 120th Hurlingham Open HSBC presentado por QBE Seguros La Buenos Aires has been...
 
Success for team in La Dolfina-hosted event; Sitrling out of action due to suspension, but will return for Hurlingham final
Copa Diamante: La Ensenada, a diamond-studded team
The deciding match of the Copa Diamante was finally able to be played last Friday (November 8th). The event...
 
By Alex Webbe, US Senior Correspondent
Newport rallies for a sixth chukker win in Palm Restaurant Invitational
Sixth chukker goals from Michel Dorignac and Wes Finlayson broke the 5-5 tie and lifted Newport (Gene...
 
The Merlos’s team narrowly defeated La Dolfina this Friday at Pilar
La Mariana foursome claims IX Copa Municipalidad del Pilar
The final of the ninth edition of the Copa Municipalidad del Pilar was played this Friday (November 8th), this...
 
By Alex Pacheco
Photo Gallery: USPA North American Cup
By Alex Pacheco
 
By Alex Webbe, US Senior Correspondent
Audi and Casablanca in Beluga USPA North American Cup finals
Audi (Marc Ganzi, Carlitos Gracida, Nic Roldan and Michel Dorignac) earned the first berth in the finals of...
 
David Stirling (La Dolfina) not playing due to suspension; Nico Pieres returns to the Ellerstina line-up
Hurlingham Open rescheduled for this Saturday
There was plenty of news surrounding the 120th Hurlingham Open HSBC presentado por QBE Seguros La Buenos Aires...
 
Much-awaited La Dolfina-Ellerstina clash called off again
New postponement of Hurlingham Open final
For the third time in only six days, the final of the 120th Hurlingham Open HSBC presentado por QBE Seguros La...
 
World’s leading snow tournament to start next January
China preparing for 2014 Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup
With representatives of the Federation of International Polo and of the Chinese Equestrian Association in...
 
By Alex Pacheco
Photo Gallery: USPA North American Cup
By Alex Pacheco
 
Museum of Polo & Hall Of Fame announces inductees for 25th Anniversary
A significant milestone in polo history will be celebrated this coming February 14th as it will mark the 25th...
 
By Alex Webbe, US Senior Correspondent
Wins by Piaget and Berlin Polo in 2013 Beluga USPA North American Cup
Alejandro “Piki” Alberdi scored six goals in leading Piaget (Melissa Ganzi, Tommy Biddle, Piki...
 
By Alex Pacheco
Photo Gallery: Fnal of the Pedro Morrison Memorial Cup
 
Rains forecasted for Saturday, hence the La Dolfina - Ellerstina clash is brought forward two days
The Hurlingham final, this Thursday
Just as has happened in several of its previous editions, the 120th Hurlingham Open HSBC presentado por QBE...
 
By Alex Webbe, US Senior Correspondent
Pedro Morrison Memorial Cup finals set
PB Equine/ELG (Scott Swerdlin, Guille Aguero, Kris Kampsen and Avery Chapman) and Casablanca (Grant Ganzi,...
 
Club’s Polo Committee considers main field not in conditions
Hurlingham final postponed again, to Saturday 9th
The final of the 120° Hurlingham Open HSBC presentado por QBE Seguros La Buenos Aires, between...
 
Opening round of Copa de Oro, next weekend
Circuito Polo Sur schedule suffers delays due to weather conditions
The opening round of the Circuito Polo Sur’s Copa de Oro was meant to have gone ahead on Saturday 2nd...
 
Heavy rainfalls lead to postponement of title decider
Hurlingham final: next Sunday
There has been another postponement in the 120th Hurlingham Open HSBC presentado por QBE Seguros La Buenos...