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Winning hearts at polo

The Corporate and Commercial Credit Division of Consolidated Finance Co Limited recently joined the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados (HSFB) and the Barbados polo fraternity to champion stroke prevention at “Different Strokes – The Polo Edition”. Appreciative fans were treated to an exciting polo showdown between the aptly named Red Hearts and Blue Strokes […]

Bajan squad win French Polo Open

Huntington/Apes Hill Ladies Polo team are winners of this year’s French Open Polo Tournament.   Following closely on the heels of another successful summer in the United Kingdom, the ladies made their way across the English Channel to Chantilly in France and won the prestigious French Open 5 – 3 on their first time competing […]

Barbados to take on Canadians in polo

It has been a fantastic season for the Barbados Polo Club and the winding down stages promise to maintain that same exciting vein when the local boys continue their rivalry against a formidable touring Canadian team. The first match ended in a 5-5 draw, so it would be all to play for when the final […]

Polo season starts this sunday

The Barbados Polo Club (BPC) will officially kick off their 2016 international polo season with the staging of the highly popular Diamonds International Battle of the Sexes four-day tournament this Sunday at the Holders, St James grounds at 3.15 p.m. This much anticipated tournament will see a mixture of professional female English players and some […]

Under-14 Polo team place second

In their first overseas competition, Barbados’ National Under-14 water polo team finished a commendable second at the just concluded Trinidad and Tobago 2nd annual Water Polo Championships and head coach Natalia Parris is hoping the team’s performance will finally help the sport to gain the recognition it deserves. After finishing second in their group to […]

Solid splash

Barbados’ National Under-14 water polo team has made a solid splash in their opening matches at the Trinidad and Tobago 2nd Annual Water Polo Championships. Playing at the Flying Fish Pool in Federation Park this afternoon, Barbados was thrashed 24-7 in their opening match against Trinidadian club side Royhill Seals Amber, despite four goals from […]

Mango Bay get better of Rubis

Mango Bay put their foot on the gas pedal on their way to routing Rubis 8-2 to claim their first ever Archers Hall/Diamonds International Barbados Polo Open title yesterday at Holder’s Hill. Led by an outstanding performance from tournament MVP, Casmir Gross, Mango Bay dominated the contest from the get go. Gross, who scored 10 […]

Big polo event here

One of the biggest events of this year’s polo season is here. And this time around, the Archer’s Hall Diamonds International Barbados Open eight-goal tournament is shaping up to be one of the most exciting and competitive in recent years. That is the word from president of the Barbados Polo Club, Wayne Archer, as he […]

Barbados win polo series

ICBL Barbados completed a clean sweep of their UNNA/ICBL Cheshire tour series when they defeated the visiting Cheshire team 4.5 to 2 in the finals at Holder’s Hill yesterday afternoon. Jaime Dickson was the hometown hero, scoring two goals to ensure Barbados remained unbeaten in the three match series. Starting with a half-point advantage, Barbados […]

Barbados whip Cheshire in polo

Pablo Crispin put on his Superman cape yesterday, and the Cheshire polo club were in need of some kryptonite. Crispin thrilled the small crowd at Lion Castle’s polo ground yesterday with a superhero six-goal performance to help lead ICBL Barbados to a crushing 9-4 victory over the visiting English side when the UNNA/ICBL Cheshire tour […]

Barbados edge Cheshire 2-1

The opening match of yesterday’s UNNA/ICBL Cheshire tour yesterday didn’t produce a whole heap of goals. What it did produce though, was a brilliant effort from ICBL Barbados’ Jaime Dixon, whose two strikes were enough to give his side a thrilling 2-1 win over the visiting Cheshire polo team in the first match of their […]

High standard for 2015 polo season

The 2015 polo season is shaping up to be one of the most competitive in recent years. This was revealed by secretary of the Barbados Polo Club, Stuart Gill, during a press conference at the Holder’s Hill Polo Club to officially launch the opening of the new season earlier today. Speaking to members of the […]

Another loss for Indian polo team

A four-goal burst from Cristian Chavez led Mango Bay to an exciting 6 1/2 to 5 victory over the visiting EFG Haryana India team as their polo series continued at the Apes Hill, St James polo ground yesterday. Uday Kalaan got the EFG Indian team off to a bright start with a goal in the […]

Player escapes; horse dies

Yesterday’s first day of the Digicel Hickstead Tournament at Apes Hill Polo Ground, St. James got off to a somewhat inauspicious start. The ICBL team defeated Apes Hill White 4-2 in an exhibition game and this was followed by a thrilling encounter between Hickstead and Apes Hill Black with the former emerging with the 5-4 […]

Polo tourney kicks off

Exciting polo action returned to the Apes Hill Polo Ground, St James yesterday when the First Citizens-sponsored Barbados Open Eight-Goal Polo Tournament got underway with victories for Silverpoint/Chester and Rubis. In the first game played, Silverpoint/Chester defeated Snakebite 8-5 with Jonny Coddington and Mike Henderson in ripping form for the winners. The start of the […]