USPA Piaget Gold Cup semifinals set

Sapo Caset scored eight goals in the Valiente win Sunday morning to qualify for Wednesday's USPA Piaget Gold Cup semifinals.

In the feature match of the day two undefeated teams took the field in USPA Gold Cup competition at the International Polo Club with Alegria (Julian Mannix, Clemente Zavaleta, Mariano Aguerre and Hilario Ulloa) took an early 6-3 halftime lead on Audi (Marc Ganzi, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Gonzalo Del Tour) before registering a […]

Audi and Alegria go to 2-0 in Piaget Gold Cup play

L to R-Miguel Astrada and Gonzalito Pieres batrtle for control of the ball in the 10-9 Augi Gold Cup win. (Photo by Alex Pacheco)

Audi (Marc Ganzi, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Gonzalo Del Tour) Opened the morning play in the 2014 USPA Piaget Gold Cup at the International Polo Club by winning a 10-9 squeaker over Flight Options (Melissa Ganzi, Eduardo Astrada, Miguel Astrada and Alejandro Astrada) in what to all who attended was a “family affair”. With […]

Audi’s defense highlights 7-5 Piaget Gold Cup victory

Audi's Gonzalo Del Tour (red jersey) in a ride-off with Orchard Hill's Santiago Chavanne.
(Photo by Alex Pacheco)

In hopes of returning to the winner’s circle, Audi (Marc Ganzi, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Gonzalo Del Tour) returned three of its 2011 USPA Piaget Gold Cup winning players in Marc Ganzi, Gonzalito Pieres and Rodrigo Andrade, and it paid off in the team’s opening Gold Cup match. Battling back and forth with an […]

Alegria wins USPA Piaget Gold Cup opener

Alegria team captain Julian Mannix scored three times in the team's 11-9 win.
(Photo by Alex Pacheco)

Alegria (Julian Mannix, Clemente Zavaleta, Polito Pieres and Hilario Ulloa) won the opening match of the 2014 USPA Piaget Gold Cup at the International Polo Club Friday afternoon in an 11-9 victory over Flight Options (Melissa Ganzi, Eduardo Astrada, Miguel Astrada and Alejandro Astrada). Alegria 9-goaler Hilario Ulloa scored the first goal of the game […]

Cambiaso returns to Valiente lineup for C. V. Whitney title win

Adolfo Cambiaso scored five times in leading Valiente to victory in the final of the 2014 C. V. Whitney Cup.
(Photo by Alex Pacheco)

Valiente (Bob Jornayvaz, Santi Torres, Sapo Caset and Adolfo Cambiaso) broke open a tight game against Orchard Hill (Steve Van Andel, Santiago Chavanne, Pablo MacDonough and Matias MacDonough) with a strong fifth chukker that gave them a 12-8 lead, an edge they held through a scoreless sixth chukker to win the 2014 C. V. Whitney […]

Audi advances in George Haas Cup

Audi knocks off Tonkawa.
(Photo by Alex Pacheco)

In the first match of the subsidiary of the Ylvisaker Cup, the George Haas Cup, Audi (Marc Ganzi, Lucas Lalor, Nic Roldan and Fred Mannix) scored a 10-6 win over Tonkawa (Jeff Hildebrand, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Tomas Alberdi) to earn a berth in the semifinals of the George Haas Cup at the International Polo […]

Valiente and Tonkawa win, Advance to Joe Barry Memorial Cup final

2014 Coca-Cola vs. Valiente-Barry Cup

In the highest scoring game of the season, Tonkawa (Jeff Hildebrand, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Tomas Alberdi) defeated Los Manchitos/Heathcote (Steve Lefkowitz, Sterling Giannico, Mariano Aguerre and Matias Magrini) 18-16 in Thursday’s opening semifinal of the 2014 Joe Barry Memorial Cup at the International Club in Wellington. Brazilian 8-goaler Rodrigo Andrade scored the first […]

Tonkawa and Valiente into Joe Barry Semifinals

L to R-Mariano Aguerre and Coca-Cola's Gillian Johnston chase after the ball.
(Photo by Alex Pacheco)

A full day of 20-goal matches in the 2014 Joe Barry memorial cup at the International Polo Club in Wellington as 14 teams took to the fields in an effort to secure semifinal berths in the popular tournament. Bracket III’s Tonkawa (Jeff Hildebrand, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Tomas Alberdi) and Bracket IV’s Valiente (Bob […]

A full day of polo at IPC nets five winners

Mariano Gonzalez led the pack with ten goals on the day for the Faraway win.
(Photo by Alex Pacheco)

It was a full day of polo in the 2014 20-goal Joe Barry Memorial Cup at the International Polo Club in Wellington as no less than ten teams took the field in ongoing tournament competition. Winning teams on the day were Tonkawa (2-0), Coca-Cola (2-0), Orchard Hill (1-1), Palm Beach Illustrated (1-1) and Faraway (1-1).  […]

Tonkawa downs CT Energia, 11-9 in the Joe Barry Memorial Cup

10-goaler Gonzalito Pieres scored eight times in the Tonkawa victory.
(Photo by Alex Pacheco)

Brazilian 8-goaler Rodrigo Andrade looked like the player who won the 2013 Queens Cup and British Open while 10-goaler Gonzalito Pieres looked like the real thing as they led Tonkawa (Jeff Hildebrand, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Tomas Alberdi)  to an 11-9 win over CT Energia (Alessandro Bazzoni, Kris Kampsen, Joao Ganon and Nick Manifold) […]

2013 Argentine Open finals set-La Dolfina vs. Alegria

10-goaler Adolfo Cambiaso led the La Dolfina attack with 13 goals in the 20-13 win.

The final of the 2013 Argentine Open Championships has been set.  Following La Dolfina’s (Adolfo Cambiaso, Pelon Stirling, Pablo MacDonough and Juan Martín Nero) 20-13 win over La Natividad (Sapo Caset, Nachi Heguy, Rodrigo Andrade and Lolo Castagnola), La Dolfina will meet Alegría (Polito Pieres, Lucas Monteverde, Hilario Ulloa and Frederick Mannix) on Saturday, December […]

La Dolfina wins, 15-10; Magual upsets La Natividad, 14-12

Palermo, the cathedral of polo, in Buenos Aires.

There was no hesitation in the performance of La Dolfina (Adolfo Cambiaso, Pelon Stirling, Pablo MacDonough and Juan Martín Nero) Sunday afternoon at Palermo as they scored four consecutive goals and took a 4-0 lead after the first chukker of 2013 Argentine Open play against La Aguada/Las Monjitas (Lucas James, Magoo Laprida, Eduardo Novillo Astrada […]

La Dolfina continues to win; La Natividad beats La Aguada/Las Monjitas

L to R-Eduardo Novillo Astrada and Rodrigo Astrada on the field in Argentine Open play.

La Dolfina (Adolfo Cambiaso, Pelon Stirling, Pablo MacDonough and Juan Martín Nero) scored their eighth consecutive high-goal win of the 2013 Argentine high-goal season Sunday afternoon as they strolled past an out-gunned Magual (Alejandro Muzzio, Ignacio Toccalino, Marcos Di Paola and Jaime Huidobro) lineup, 15-9, but received some resistance early in the game. A tentative […]

Ellerstina beats La Natividad 16-13 earns Hurlingham Open final berth

Ellerstina 10-goaler Mariano Aguerre.

Eduardo Novillo Astrada had already hit the ground and Magual (Alejandro Muzzio, Ignacio Toccalino, Marcos Di Paola and Jaime Huidobro) had taken a 3-2 lead over La Aguada – Las Monjitas (Lucas James, Magoo Laprida, Eduardo Novillo Astrada, Alejandro Novillo Astrada) when the game was suspended at the 6:30 mark due to dangerous field conditions.  […]

Ellerstina and La Natividad win; will meet in Saturday’s semifinals

Facundo Pieres scored ten times in the Ellerstina win in Hurlingham Open play.

In a slow starting opening chukker of play Tuesday afternoon at the Hurlingham Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina, La Natividad (Sapo Caset, Nachi Heguy, Rodrigo Andrade and Lolo Castagnola) scored the only goal of the first period for a humbling 1-0 lead over Magual (Alejandro Muzzio, Ignacio Toccalino, Marcos Di Paola and Jaime Huidobro) in […]