Coupe d’Or: Brittany remain unbeaten as they win the French face-off against Talandracas

Brittany were victorious in the battle of the French, as Jean-Francois Decaux’s team claimed a 11-8 victory over Edouard Carmignac’s Talandracas on Friday. The win was Brittany’s second consecutive win in the Coupe d’Or, and means they remain unbeaten in the tournament so far.

The Coupe d’Or, established in 1950, is the most important tournament of the prestigious Barriere Deauville Polo Cup, underway at Deauville International Polo Club, set in Normandy, Northwest France.

The Coupe d’Or resumes on Saturday, August 20, with a 5:30pm match between current title holders Los Dragones and Barriere, recent winners of the Coupe d’Argent.


The tournament resumed on Friday, August 19. Ten teams, between 6 and 8 goals, are in competition. Teams are split into three leagues.


Mungo-La Roxana 8-5 Pampa y La Via

Octogone Polo Team 9-3.5 Domador LD2I

The Coupe de Bronze continues on Saturday, August 20. The final is set to be played on Saturday, August 27. 

The Barriere Deauville Polo Cup welcomes some of the most renowned names in polo, featuring top players competing in the four tournaments, for men and ladies. The highlight of the series, the historic Coupe d’Or, established in 1950, has remained as one of the most important tournaments within the international polo calendar. The Coupe d’Or sees five teams up to 16 goals, in participation, and the final is due on Sunday August 28.

This traditional event is composed of four tournaments: the Coupe d’Argent  (August 7-13); the Ladies Polo Cup (August 10-13), the Coupe de Bronze (August 16-27, that will see ten teams compete) and the most coveted trophy of all, the Coupe d’Or, which will run from August 15-28, and sees five teams in compete.

The Barriere Deauville Polo Cup will come to an end on Sunday, August 28, with the much anticipated final of the Coupe d’Or. 


COUPE D’ARGENT: August 7-13 (16-goal) Fixture & Teams

Winners: Barriere.

LADIES POLO CUP: August 10-13 (12-14 goal, ladies handicap) Fixture & Teams

Winners: Augustinus Bader.

COUPE DE BRONZE: August 16-27 (6–8 goal) Fixture & Teams

​COUPE D’OR: August 15-28 (14-16 goal) Fixture & Teams

Coupe d’Or – Fixture & teams 


Coupe d’Or – Day 5 – Brittany vs. Talandracas

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