The International Polo Cup, one of the main tournaments played at Saint Tropez Polo Club, kicked off on Thursday. Thirteen teams, split into two categories (15 & 10-Goal), are competing in the tournament, which marks the start of the peak season on the Cote D’Azur.

Some of the most important polo organisations in Europe are scheduled to play the IPC, each boasting top players such as Martincito Aguerre, Nito Uranga, Gerardo Mazzini, Pierre Henri N’Goumou or Juan Jauretche.

The finals and first “Sunday Polo” are set for Sunday, July 14th, a day that will also celebrate the anniversary of French Independence. 

The opening matchday was played as follows:

MARQUARD MEDIA 14-8.5 ALFI INVESTMENTS

Marquard Media: Ramiro Zavaleta 4, Ignacio Kennedy 4 (5 goals), Martincito Aguerre 7 (9), Thomas Rinderknecht 0. Total: 15.

ALFI Investments: Sztarkman Sam 1 (1 goal), Marcos Harriott 3, Matias Nigoul 4 (4), Sebastian Harriott 6 (3). Total: 14.

Score Marquard Media: (0-0.5) 4-1.5, 8-2.5, 9-4.5, 12-5.5, 14-8.5.

Umpires: Esteban Ferrari and Matías Baibiene.

CHATEAU D’AULNE / TWENTY 20 11.5-9 AMANARA

Chateau D’Aulne/Twenty 20: Santiago Zubiaurre 5 (8 goals), Alexis Pouille de Balkany 2 (3), Philip De Groot 1, Mariano Uranga 6. Total: 14.

Amanara: Nicky Sen 0, Tomás Iriarte 4 (1 goal), Santiago Chavanne 7 (8), Fabián Bolanterio 4. Total: 15.

Score Chateau d’Aulne / Twenty 20: (0.5-0) 1.5-2, 4.5-2, 6.5-4, 8.5-6, 11.5-9. 

Umpires: Esteban Ferrari and Gastón Dorignac.

The International Polo Cup will continue on Friday:

IPC 10-GOAL

10am: St Tropez Polo Team vs Dark Ice 

Saint Tropez: Corinne Schuler 0, Garvey Beh 3, Joevy Beh 3, Esteban Panelo 4. Total: 10.

Dark Ice: Helen Goddard-Watts -1, James Miller 1, Gastón Máiquez 6, Látigo García Laborde 4. Total: 10.

5:30pm: Eviva St Moritz vs Antelope 

Eviva St. Moritz: Piero Dillier 0, Andy Bihrer 0, Bautista Beguerie 4, Lucas Labat 6. Total: 10.

Antelope: Grant Palmer 0, Nathan Begaud 1, Guillermo Li 4, Juan Pedro Chavanne 5. Total: 10.

6:30pm: Barralina vs Las Hermanitas

Barralina: Daniel Crasemann 1, Caesar Crasemann 3, Caspar Crasemann 3, Heinrich Dummrath 3. Total: 10.

Las Hermanitas: Naomi Schroeder 0, Tahnee Schroeder 0, Marcos Harriott 3, Martincito Aguerre 7. Total: 10.

INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP (15): Fixture & Teams

INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP (10): Fixture & Teams

PICTURE GALLERIES:Marquard Media vs ALFI Investments25 PhotosPhotos by: Matias CallejoChateau d’Aulne Twenty 20 vs Amanara18 PhotosPhotos by: Matias Callejo

WATCH THE MATCH BETWEEN CHATEAU D’AULNE / TWENTY 20 AND AMANARA (POLOLINE TV)

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.