Ellerstina Johor vs RS Murus Sanctus & La Dolfina Saudi vs La Natividad
The weekend 23 – 24 October saw four Hurlingham Open matches at the Argentine Association of Polo, in Pilar, with each team vying for a place in the Semi Finals. Saturday 23 October saw La Dolfina Brava defeat defending champions, Ellerstina, in a thrilling and ultimately narrow 10-9 win, to take their place in the Semi Finals, whilst the earlier match saw RS Murus Sanctus dominate over La Irenita, 14-9.
The action continued the following day, Sunday 24 October, with La Natividad taking control from the third chukka to score an impressive 20-11 win over Alegria, while the second match of the day was one by La Dolfina Saudi, who defeated La Ensenada, 14-9, ensuring the Semi Finals will feature a Castagnola-Cambiaso battle. The Semi Finals will take place over this weekend:Saturday 30 October: Ellerstina Johor vs RS Murus Sanctus Sunday 31 October: La Dolfina Saudi vs La NatividadDon’t miss out on the action, subscribe to AAP Live to watch all the Triple Crown matches live, from any device as well as accessing live statistics and other benefits, click here to find out more.
Hurlingham Open Semi Final Teams:
La Dolfina Saudi (38): Adolfo Cambiaso (10), Francisco Elizalde (9), David Stirling (10) & Diego Cavanagh (9)
La Natividad (36): Camilo Castagnola (9), Pablo Pieres (9), Barto Castagnola (9) & Ignatius du Plessis (9)
Ellerstina (37): Facundo Pieres (10), Matías Torres Zavaleta (8), Gonzalito Pieres (9) & Nico Pieres (10)
RS Murus Sanctus (36): Facundo Sola (9), Guillermo Caset (10), Facundo Fernández Llorente (7) & Juan Martin Nero (10)
Photograph: La Dolfina Saudi has secured their Semi Final slot. By Matías Callejo / Prensa AAP