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9th FIP Polo World Cup 2011
FINALS
 
Estancia Grande Polo Club, San Luis, Argentina, October 10 - 21, 2011

 

   
       

 

Oct 15, 2011
England defeated arch rival Australia 10-5 on day 6 of the FIP Polo World Cup 2011 being played in San Luis, Argentina.

 

For the second game of the day the action moved to field number 4 where England faced Australia. The British team won 10-5, and With a win today they moved up to the top of Pool B . Australia was stronger and better positioned on the field in this game compared to their earlier game versus Brazil.

England deployed a style of play quite orderly and grounded in long strokes that allowed the player Jack Richardson to make a difference when it comes to dominating the game in attack.

The greatest differences between England and Australia was evident in the second half of the game when England could gain a greater advantage and reach the end of the game on top of the scoreboard with a difference of five goals in their favor and took the victory by 10 - 5.

Australia will have their next match on Monday against the United States, meanwhile England will have a bye on Monday October 17 and only have the action again on Wednesday October 19 when they need to measure forces against Brazil.

On Sunday 16, India face Pakistan at 13.30, while at 16.00 Argentina play Italy in a duel of unbeatens.

Teams/scorers:
England: Nick Britten Long 2,  Jack Richardson 3, Max Richardson 4, Ed Hitchman 5. Total: 14.
Australia: Alex White 2, Dirk Gould 5, 5 and Will Grimes Matt White 2. Total: 14.

Chukker by chukker England: 2-0, 3-2, 5-3, 5-4, 7-5 and 10-5