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Quarterfinals of the Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup

Quarterfinals of the Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup

The Quarterfinal schedule started today and consisted of four six minute Chukkars. The defending champions, Hong Kong, China were tied at 7 all versus the United States in a very close game. In the penalty shoot-out Hong Kong came out on top 2 to 1. In the second game, Brazil beat Mexico 6 to 5. For detailed reports on both games go to www.hurlinghampolo.com 

The schedule for tomorrow the 16th of Juanuary will be; 
New Zealand (1st place Zone 2) vs Chile (4th place Zone 1) 
England (2nd place Zone 2) vs France (3rd place Zone 1) 

The semi-finals will take place on Saturday 18 January, and the subsidiary final and grand final will be played on Sunday 19 January. 

There are replays of all games on www.hurlinghampolo.com and The Polo Club a new YouTube channel:http://www.youtube.com/thepoloclubchannel
For the schedule of play and teams click here. 

The Atlantic Polo Team is rowing the Atlantic in the Talisker Whisky Challenge. Henry Brett, James Glasson, Bobby Melville and Fergus Scholes have been at sea for 41 days and are now 400 nautical miles from the Finish in Antigua where they hope to reach on Sunday or Monday. If you would like to make a donation to their charities click here!

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