The Indian state of Manipur, the birthplace of modern polo, is home to the oldest active polo ground, Mapal Kangjeibung. Here, the “game of kings” is the province of the common man: Masons, laborers, government employees and police officers populate the roughly 20 active polo clubs in Imphal, the capital.
Watergate Bay saw weekend of excitement An action-packed weekend at Watergate Bay saw three polo matches played over 19 – 21 June.
A Berkshire based league match started play on Day 5 of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup as King Power Foxes took to their home ground at Billingbear to face VPS Healthcare Sifani.
Set within Viscount Cowdray’s 16,500 acre estate in Midhurst, West Sussex, Cowdray Park Polo Club, with its cricket square and castle ruins next to the polo grounds, mark it out as quintessentially English.
Just last week the MoS reported that Prince George may have inherited his father’s left handedness after he was pictured playing with a polo mallet.
Take your pick from Norfolk to Watergate Bay via Guards There are plenty of playing and spectating options this weekend around the country
A delayed start marked the first match of VPS Healthcare Sifani’s inaugural Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup game, with team mates – Malcom Borwick (6), Max Charlton (7) and Tincho Merlos (9) – waiting for patron Hilali Nordeen.
Writer and mum-of-two Julie Cook jumped on a train and decided to go West. This week it's polo. Forget horsing around – head to a beach where ponies, sand and surf combine for the most epic of sporting weekends
Eduardo Novillo Astrada scores in nail biting finish The preliminary rounds of The Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup are now underway, with yesterday's three matches at Cowdray Park Polo Club seeing fast-paced high goal play to wow the spectators on the sidelines.
The third edition of the Guards La Aguada Youth Tournament was held last Saturday (June 20th), this being a championship for kids which is organized jointly by the Argentine and the English club and held at Coworth Park.