Open de France: Brittany are through quarter finals

Brittany Polo Club, the recent winners of the Coupe d’Or, in Deauville, qualified to the quarter finals of the Open de France, following an impressive win over Schockemohle, on a busy day that saw a total of three matches for the Open of France, that were played at Polo Club du Domaine de Chantilly, set in Apremont, France, on Tuesday September 6. The tournament is currently undergoing a historical edition, that sees no less than sixteen teams up to 16 goals, in participation. In additon to Jean-Francois Decaux’s team victory, Mungo and La Fija Sandbox claimed their respective wins over La Berta and Eternal J.

The final of the Open de France is set to be played on Sunday, September 18.


Open de France, Monday September 5:

MUNGO 12-7 LA BERTA (Venue: Polo Club du Domaine de Chantilly)

MUNGO: Patrick Einsechteter 1 (1 goal), Juan Cruz Greguoli 4 (2), Juan José Storni 5 (3), Pierre-Henri N´Goumou 6 (6). Total: 16.

LA BERTA: Juan Cruz Araya 3, Marcos Araya 6 (5 goals), Martín Podestá 7 (3), Bruno Bensoussan 0. Total: 16.

Score Mungo: 3-2, 4-3, 10-3, 11-5, 12.7.

Umpires: Gastón Lucero & Peter Wright.                         Third man: Jason Dixon.

BRITTANY 7-2 SCHOCKEMOHLE (Venue: Polo Club du Domaine de Chantilly)

BRITTANY: Jean-Francois Decaux 1, Benjamin Urquiza 6 (2 goals), Diego Cavanagh 8 (4), Roberto Iturrioz 1 (1). Total: 16.

SCHOCKEMOHLE: Daniel Deistler 0, Patrick Maleitzke 5 (1 goal), Antonio Menard 5, Valentín Novillo Astrada 6 (1). Total: 16.

Score Brittany: 2-1, 3-1, 6-1, 6-1, 7-3.

Umpires: Gastón Lucero & Rafael Silva.                      Third man: Peter Wright

LA FIJA SANDBOX 9-8 ETERNAL J (Venue: Polo Club du Domaine de Chantilly)

LA FIJA SANDBOX: Arthur Madrid 0, Manuel García Grossi 4 (1 goal), Simón Prado 5 (2), Juan Agustín García Grossi 7* (4).

ETERNAL J: Jean-Claude Le Grand 0, Julien Reynes 4 (1 goal), Louis Jarrige 4 (3), Guillermo Terrera 8 (3) **. Total: 16.

Score La Fija Sandbox: 1-1, 2-1, 5-5, 5-8, 9-8.

*Subbed in by Rufino Bensadon 8 (2 goals), in the fourth chukka.

**Subbed in by Juan Martín Zubía 8 (1 goal), in the fourth chukka.

Umpires: Jason Dixon & Rafael Silva.                       Third man: Tarquin Southwell

The Open de France will resume on Wednesday September 7, with double action:

1pm: Tédélou vs. Kazak (Venue: La Magdeleine)

4pm: Amanara vs. Sainte Mesme (Venue: Sainte Mesme)

OPEN DE FRANCE: Fixture & Teams


Brittany Polo Club vs. Schockemohle

Mungo vs. La Berta

La Fija Sandbox vs. Eternal J

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