“Better first game” for Ireland in the Women’s debut Polo World Cup against Argentina


ARGENTINA is participating in host to the debut Women’s Polo Environment Cup in Buenos Aires Argentina and for the initially time in Polo World Cup record, the ladies are fielding the overall tournament.

Campo Argentino de Polo, the ‘Cathedral of Polo’ exactly where the historic initially Women’s Polo Earth Cup is underway in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Participating in from 9 to 16 April in the ‘Cathedral of Polo’ at Campo Argentino de Polo, Ireland stood very well in their initial match (9 April) regardless of a whole aim down in comparative handicaps in opposition to Argentina in securing 3 objectives to 7. Ireland’s Caroline Keeling, Siobhan Herbst, April Kent and Inéz Lalor lined out versus Paulina Vasquetto, Agustina Imaz, Azucena Uranga and Fátima Balzano, Argentina’s household staff favourites.

April Kent (l-r) Siobhan Herst, Caroline Keeling and Inez Lalor (missing from pic) are the initially to signify Ireland at the 1st Women’s Polo Globe Cup in Buenos Aires Argentina

Speaking from his household in Wicklow Eire, Mickie Herbst, the father of Siobhan Herbst said the tournament’s opening match groups performed a quite aggressive 6 chukkas. The Irish polo veteran of 4 a long time is holding a close enjoy on proceedings at Palermo.

“(It) was a extremely excellent match and a better initially game than the score end result indicates,” Mickie Herbst shared with Pynck.com. “The groups ended up quite even and showed great exemplary team engage in in a very aggressive 6-chukka first match in the match.”

The Women’s Polo World Cup groups have been drawn from 6 nations to choose component in the initially at any time event strictly for the girls

Women’s polo is making the most of a surge of interest close to the environment at the instant, the competitive aspect of horse and rider in the only mounted workforce sport a substantial draw for refreshing players led by seasoned groups like Ireland’s. The tournament last will take place on 16 April at Palermo from teams drawn from England, Brazil, United states and Italy as very well as Argentina and Eire.

Women’s polo is expanding all around the globe with new players qualifying for aggressive groups

“Women’s polo is constantly escalating, a sport in which gals had been spectators (and) now protagonists,” mentioned Argentine Association of Polo president Delfin Uranga. “For the AAP, an institution that fights for inclusion and equality in the activity it is an honour and a satisfaction that the first contest is performed in the legendary fields of Palermo to which each polo player wants to get to someday.”


Tags: Arts & Society Irish Polo Women’s Polo Campo Argentino de Polo.

Image credits: Wikipedia, Prensa Polo, Kim Mullahey



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