Mungo and Barriere are through the final of the Coupe d’Argent, the opening tournament of the prestigious Barriere Deauville Polo Cup, that’s underway at Deauville International Polo Club, set in Normandy, in Northwest France. This traditional event welcomes some of the most renowned names in polo. These top players will compete in the four tournaments, for men and ladies. One of the most significant tournaments is the legendary Coupe d’Or, established in 1950.
Barriere emerged as Mungo’s contender in the championship match after their win over Talandracas, on Thursday August 11. It is worth noting that the final will be the clash of the unbeaten, as both Mungo and Barriere claimed their respective qualifying games.
Meanwhile, Augustinus Bader and Groupe GCA are due to battle for the Ladies Polo Cup title; while the former earned their ticket to the final after winning their last match, Groupe GCA stepped into the decisive game following a penalty shootout. Villa sur la Plage and Maison Décalé will play for the third place.
Both the finals of the Ladies Polo Cup and the Coupe d’Argent will take place on Saturday August 13, with the following order of play:
LADIES POLO CUP
3pm, Third place: Villa sur la Plage vs. Maison Décalé
3,30pm, Final: Augustinus Bader vs. Groupe GCA
5,30pm: Mungo vs. Barriere
The Barriere Deauville Polo Cup 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 la 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.
2022 SEASON IN DEAUVILLE – DATES
COUPE D’ARGENT: August 7-13 (16-goal) Fixture & Teams
LADIES POLO CUP: August 10-13 (12-14 goal, ladies handicap) Fixture & Teams
COUPE DE BRONZE: August 16-27 (6–8 goal) Fixture & Teams
COUPE D’OR: August 16-29 (14-16 goal) Fixture & Teams
Coupe d’Argent – Fixture & Teams