SUPA Polo

SUPA Polo

College took part in the recent SUPA Girl's Arena Polo Championships at Longdole Polo Club.

College entered one team in each of the three divisions. The Novice team of Isabella Firth (L6, W) and Ginny Hamilton Barns (U6, W) was joined by Pip Froud (OC) after a last minute drop-out. The team played well drawing their first two chukkas against St. Swithun's and narrowly losing the final chukka 2-1 to come runners-up.

The intermediate division was extremely strong with the College team of Alicia Williams (L6, Ch), Harriet White (5th, Ch) and Joanna White (5th, Ch) getting off to a flying start against Wellington B with a 4-1 victory. A second  win improved their chances and the girls were stretched in the final chukka against Marlborough losing by one goal. However, they won the division on superior goal difference.

Minty Lawson Smith (L6, Ch) was joined in the Open section by Tamara Gibbons (Cheltenham Ladies College) and Rosanna Turk - sister of Charlie Turk (4th, NH). The first game was against eventual champions Wellington who played very skillfully and won the chukka. The team upped their game to win the next two and finished the tournament as runners-up.     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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