The teams have been announced
The Royal Salute Coronation Cup 2017 will be played at Guards Polo Club on Saturday 29 July. The Hurlingham Polo Association have now announced the 2017 teams. The 3pm match will see Flannels England take on GT Bank Commonwealth. In change to the 2016 line-ups, this year sees England stalwart Luke Tomlinson step into the place of Jack Richardson (who will be in reserve), whilst South African Dirk Gould will be replacing Chris Mackenzie for The GT Bank Commonwealth team.
The Royal Salute Coronation Cup Teams:
Flannels England (25): James Beim (6 – Capt.), Max Charlton (7), James Harper (6) & Luke Tomlinson (6). Reserves Jack Richardson & Mark Tomlinson
GT Bank Commonwealth (26): Hissam Ali Hyder (6), Dirk Gould (5), John Paul Clarkin (7) & Fred Mannix (8 – Capt.)
To highlight the increasing importance of women’s polo worldwide, the The Thai Polo Club Ladies International will take place after The Royal Salute Coronation Cup for The Diamond Jubilee Trophy. This will see Swarovski England vs USA, teams are still to be announced, but are expected shortly.
Fans of youth polo will be pleased to know that once again the Buckmaster Final will also be played earlier in the day.
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Photograph: The Royal Salute Coronation Cup line-ups have been announced. Tickets are on sale online, so don’t forget to buy yours! Photographs courtesy of the HPA and ©www.imagesofpolo.com