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Vale Chris Ashton, author of Geebung - The Story of Australian Polo

27 May 2021

The polo community mourns the loss of Chris Ashton, journalist, traveller and polo player among his many and varied interests.

Chris was commissioned to write Geebung - The Story of Australian Polo by the Australian Polo Council in 1992. Many of you will have copies in your bookcase.

Here are two obituries: 
https://www.smh.com.au/national/writer-with-a-passion-for-png-and-polo-20210525-p57ut4.html
https://www.pngattitude.com/2021/05/death-of-chris-ashton-an-exemplary-journalist.html

Stephen Philip
Chair, Australian Polo Federation

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