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WORLD CUP PLAY OFF, 7 September 2022 - Horses, Teams

4 Aug 2022

If any horse owner would like to kindly donate a horse for the World Cup Play Off please do contact Anto White or Jim Gilmore. 
Details:

Date: Wednesday 7 September, but available for the week prior
Venue: Larapinta Polo Club, QLD
Grade: 14 goal
Contact: Anto White or Jim Gilmore 

The Australia Squad to play New Zealand in the World Cup Playoff Match on September 7th, 2022.
Australia:

Jack Archibald 5 ©

Alec White 5

Cody Grimes 2

Dylan Jones 2

Reserves Angus Gilmore 2 & Lachie Gilmore 4

The New Zealand Squad is also announced: 
Glenn Michel Sherriff
Craig Stuart Wilson
Ethan John Ashby Wade
Edward Elworthy Jones
Liam Parrott - reserve
Nicky Keyte - reserve
Simon Keyte - coach

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NOMINATIONS OPEN: WORLD CUP PLAY OFF

The Australian Polo Federation is calling for nominations for a World Cup team to represent Australia. This team will play off vs New Zealand to determine which team travels to the US for the World Cup.

WORLD CUP DETAILS:

  • Dates: 26th October – 6th November 2022
  • Venue: Florida, USA
  • Eight teams to play in the World Cup including last year’s winner (Argentina), host country (US), a wild card (possibly Brazil).

 

PLAY OFF DETAILS:

  • Teams: Australia vs New Zealand
  • Venue: QLD (this fits with the QLD season)
  • Date of Play Off: Wednesday 7 September, one match.
  • Tuesday 30 August - Pony Draw at a welcome BBQ.
  • Wednesday 31 August - Play practice chukkas
  • Thursday 1 Sept & Friday 2 Sept - players can stick and ball
  • Wednesday 7 September Australia v New Zealand World Cup play off
  • Horses provided from a pool. Horses will be rated in advance.

 

NOMINATION DETAILS :

 

  • Players should be handicap of maximum 5 goal, minimum 2 goal
  • Players need to be Australian citizens
  • Expenses to be covered for World Cup: players or sponsors are responsible for the airfares to the World Cup event in Florida. Once the players are there the accommodation, food and beverage and transport to all events and functions will be the responsibility of the USPA as host country.
  • Australia team nominations close 30 June.

 

Nominations close on Thursday 30 June 2022. To register your nomination or for further information please email: Suzie Ruse, APF Secretary, apf@australianpolo.com.au

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