HPA Announce 22 Goal and Victor Ludorum Changes
The Hurlingham Polo Association has announced the proposed changes for the 2019 Victor Ludorum and 22 goal handicaps. Most notable on the list of handicap increases, England Captain James Beim will be playing off a 7 goal 22 goal handicap for 2019, whilst USA team Captain Nic Roldan will be raised to 8 goals both in the 22 goal and outdoor. England team member and Park Place back Tommy Beresford will be raised from 5 to 6 goals both outdoor and in 22 goal and South African Byron Watson will be raised to 5 goals both outdoor and in the 22 goal. Gonzalito Pieres will have his 22 goal handicap reduced to 9 goals, whilst Tincho Merlos will see his 22 goal handicap go down to 8 goals. These changes are awaiting ratification and will come into effect on 1 January 2019. For the full list of handicap changes, please click here.