Polo Times Magazine Subscribe to Polo Times Home
HomeNewsTournamentsClassifiedsAbout usSubscribeContact
 
 
 
 

Thu 27th Sep 2018

Tortugas Open and Argentine Youth Open

Argentine Update

The Tortugas Open is underway at The Tortugas Country Club in Argentina. On the opening day, Wednesday 26 September, which also happened to be the Quarter Finals, La Dolfina Polo Ranch defeated La Aguada 14-9, whilst La Dolfina Sancor Seguros took the win 21-5 against Alegría-La Irenita. The second set of Quarter Finals are due to take place today, with Las Monjitas against La Albertina Abu Dhabi first followed by Ellerstina vs Cría Yatay. The Semi Finals are scheduled to take place on Saturday 29 September.

The Tortugas Open Quarter Final Teams:
La Dolfina Sancor Seguros (40): Adolfo Cambiaso (10), David ‘Pelón’ Stirling (10), Pablo MacDonough (10) & Juan Martín Nero (10)
La Aguada (33): Alejandro Novillo Astrada (8), Alfredo Bigatti (8), Miguel Novillo Astrada (8) & Ignacio Novillo Astrada (9)
La Dolfina Polo Ranch (32): Diego Cavanagh (8), Guillermo Terrera (8), Rodrigo de Andrade (8) & Ignatius du Plessis (8)
Alegría-La Irenita (32): Juan M. Zavaleta (8), Clemente Zavaleta (7), Fred Mannix (9) & Matias MacDonough (8)
Las Monjitas (36): Facundo Sola (9), Hilario Ulloa (10), Guillermo ‘Sapo’ Caset (10) & Julian ‘Negro’ de Lusaretta (7)
La Albertina Abu Dhabi (31): Nic Roldan (7), Francisco Elizalde (8), Ignacio Toccalino (8) & Alfredo Cappella Barabucci (8)
Ellerstina (40): Polito Pieres (10), Gonzalito Pieres (10), Nico Pieres (10) & Facundo Pieres (10)
Cría Yatay (32): Valerio Zubiaurre (8), Cristian Laprida (8), Joaquin Pittaliuga (8) & Ignacio Laprida (8)
In other news, in front of players from the New Zealand Rugby Team (All Blacks) on the same day, La Ensenada La Natividad defeated La Virgencita 12-6 in the XXXVI Argentine Youth Open, played at Palermo. The two young teams put on an excellent game of polo in front of their international guests, who were instructed in the rules by Eduardo Heguy on the sidelines. Following the presentation of the trophy, The Machi Totz Trophy for the Best Player, in memory of Máximo who passed away in 1983 at just 20-years-old after a serious polo accident, was presented to Juan. M. Zubía, whilst The Bob Skene Award for Fair Play went to Camilo Castagnola.
The Argentine Youth Open Teams:
La Ensenada La Natividad (26): Camilo Castagnola (6), Juan M. Zubía (7), Bartolomé Castagnola (6) & Jerónimo del Carril (7)
La Virgencita (24): Manuel Calafell (6), Genaro Ringa (6), Martín Podestá (6) & Juan Calafell (6)
 
Photograph: La Ensenada La Natividad lifted the trophy in The XXXVI Argentine Youth Open yesterday. Courtesy of The AAP

Follow Polotimes on Twitter
 

Other top stories


Mon 17th Jun 2019
The Underdogs Have It!
Scone Polo win The Cartier Queen’s Cup

Thu 13th Jun 2019
Scone Polo and Park Place Secure Final Spots
The Cartier Queen’s Cup Final decided

Tue 11th Jun 2019
Cartier Queen’s Cup Semi Finals Decided
Thrilling matches decide final four

Mon 10th Jun 2019
Gloucestershire Festival of Polo
Two international titles

Tue 4th Jun 2019
La Martina Varsity Day
Oxford retain prestigious trophy

Mon 3rd Jun 2019
Cartier Queen’s Cup Update
La Indiana, Talandracas, VS King Power & UAE Polo secure Quarter Final places

Thu 30th May 2019
High Goal Handicaps
Young players ratings in question

Wed 29th May 2019
Polo Times Out This Week!
June issue of Polo Times

Tue 28th May 2019
The Cartier Queen’s Cup
First week’s play comes to an end

Thu 23rd May 2019
Frasers England to Play Pakistan
International Test Match for The Golden Jubilee Trophy

Wed 22nd May 2019
Cartier Queen’s Cup Underway
Park Place secure first win

Tue 21st May 2019
The Copenhagen Cup
Wellington College triumph at Guards

Mon 20th May 2019
UK Weekend Round-Up
Four 15-22 goal Finals

See all news in:


End of Polo Times news page

Advertiser information Contact us Subscribe Work for us All information is subject to copyright 2015

Highlights

Latest Classified

Latest Classified

Volvo FL220 54plate 18tonne polo lorry Cracking runner - starts first time even...
 Get into Polo

Get started in polo

Information on how to get started in polo
 Destination of the Month

The global game

Holidays and breaks playing or following polo around the world
 Wallpapers

Online magazine

Login to read current and back issues of the magazine
 Find your nearest club

Club contacts

Find your nearest polo club
Cookies in Use