The Argentine Polo Association announced the draw and the order of play of the opening day of the Copa República Argentina, due to kick off next Thursday April 4 at Palermo and Pilar. A total of 12 teams up to 24 goals will be in competition.

 

The Copa República Argentina has been established in 1929, and it is the most important and prestigious tournament of the Autumn season, within the calendar of the Argentine Polo Association. Teams from all over Argentina are able to play in this unique competition, the only worldwide for teams rated from 0 to 40 goals.

The highlight of the opening matchday will be the game between La Natividad and La Chavita, that will showcase Lolo Castagnola against his talented sons, Bartolito and Camilo.

 

TEAMS:

League A

La Esquina (Circuit Porteño): Pascual Sáinz de Vicuña 6, Isidro Strada 7, Francisco Bensadón 7, Tomás Rueda 4. Total: 24.

La Natividad (C. Cañuelas): Alejandro Granados 1, Alejandro Palomeque 5, Bartolomé Castagnola 7, Lucas Torales 6. Total: 19.

La Chavita (C. Litoral Sur): Matías Machado 2, Camilo Castagnola 6, Bartolito Castagnola 7, Franco Veronesi 4. Total: 19.

Coronel Suárez (C. Sudeste): Segundo Amadori 2, Santiago Harriott 2, Ignacio Alberdi 3, Diego Araya 7. Total: 14.

 

League B

La Quinta (C. Porteño): Simón Zavaleta 4, Mark Tomlinson 6, Michel del Carril 6, Luke Tomlinson 6. Total: 22.

La Bamba de Areco: Antonio Heguy 2, Cruz Heguy 3, Joaquín Pittaluga 8, Rodrigo Rueda Jr 7. Total: 20.

LZ Cartagena de Indias (C. Norte): Alejandro Bleckwedel 2, Tomás Gómez Naar 3, Clemente Zavaleta Jr 7, Valentín Novillo Astrada 6. Total: 18.

Trenque Lauquen (C. Centro Sur): Juan Manuel García Grossi 1, Ignacio Arbelbide 3, Flaco García Grossi 7, Simón Prado 5. Total: 16.

 

League C

Chapaleufú Escorihuela RUS (C. Centro Oeste): Nicolás Garzarón 3, Iván Lariguet 5, Agustín Canale 6, Andrés Lariguet 6. Total: 20.

Fortín Mulitas (C. Este): Martín Vilaró 1, Jota Chavanne 6, Martincito Aguerre 7, Juan I. Taverna 6. Total: 20.

El Desafío (C. Cordillera): Marcos Goti 3, Felipe Dabas 4, Tomasito Fernández Llorente 7, Felipe Dabas 4. Total: 18.

La Quebrada (C. Litoral Norte): Román Iriarte 3, Bautista Garaycochea 4, Fernando Miño 5, Santiago Marambio 6. Total: 18.

 

Fixture, matchday 1:

Thursday, April 4th:

League A – Palermo, Ground 2

1pm: La Esquina vs. Coronel Suárez

3pm: La Natividad vs. La Chavita

League B – AAP Pilar

10.30am: La Bamba de Areco vs. LZ Cartagena de Indias Imperial

12.30pm: La Quinta vs. Trenque Lauquen

League C – AAP Pilar

10.30am: Fortín Mulitas vs. El Desafío

12.30pm: Chapaleufú vs. La Quebrada

 

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