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Day 7 - Sunday 28 April
Former Australian Polocrosse World Cup coach, Ross Shepherd, whose teams won the World Cup twice, has given his thoughts on the 2019 World Cup teams and how they have evolved.
Day 6 - Saturday 27 April
Australia is the new world champion of polocrosse!
Day 5 - Friday 26 April
The finals have been decided - Australia will face South Africa on Sunday!
Top four teams determined for the Polocrosse World Cup semi-finals
Find out the highlights from Day 5 of the Adina Polocrosse World Cup with two of the semi finals played under lights in front of thousands of fans.
Day 4 - Thursday 25 April
Four teams have made it to the championship semi finals: Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Zambia.
The Aussies have arrived having won all of their World Cup matches so far, the only undefeated team.
Does this make Australia the favourite to get into the finals, or have their losses given the other teams something to prove?
Day 3 - Wednesday 24 April
After four days of unpredictable polocrosse action, and the first round of night matches, the semi-final games for the Adina Polocrosse World Cup 2019 have been determined.
On Friday 26 April the United Kingdom take on the United States under lights at 6.00pm, followed by Zimbabwe versus Ireland at 7.30pm. Another two fantastic night games of polocrosse action.
Saturday will see South Africa versus Zambia at 10.00am and Australia versus New Zealand at 1.30pm.
With three days of the event remaining, the countdown is on for the finals, which will commence Saturday evening.
Day 2 - Tuesday 23 April
THIS COULD BE ANYONE’S WORLD CUP!
After defeating world number one South Africa, New Zealand have today been defeated 18 goals to 17 by Ireland who currently sit on the bottom of the ladder, showing that there are no predictions for this World Cup competition.
Day 1 - Monday 22 April
AUSTRALIA MOVE TO CLEAR FAVOURITES TO WIN THE CUP
Fifth-ranked New Zealand defeats world number one South Africa in what has been labelled ‘the upset of the event’ and has been predicted to move Australia to clear favourites to win the World Cup.
World Class Polocrosse Players Meet Their Trusty Steeds
A wrap up of Day 1 from the Mike Williams Country Clothing Chukka Chat newsletter in the morning to results, gallery of images, and highlights reel from the livestream, published after the games are finished for the day
Prepped, primed and ready to go
Today, Tuesday 16 April, the official World Cup horse draw took place, which allocates a pool of horses to each of the eight competing teams. Players now have around one hour each day over the coming week to get to know their horse and how it plays, before competition commences on Monday 22 April.
Polocrosse and the Australian Stock Horse
The Adina Polocrosse World Cup teams have arrived in Warwick more prepared for competition than ever before after a record number of pre-World Cup test matches were held between competing nations.
With all teams taking their training so seriously, spectators are guaranteed to witness some of the best World Cup action in the event’s history.
Introducing the hard-working committee behind the Adina Polocrosse World Cup
Australian Stock Horses are renowned as some of the best polocrosse horses in the world, so it would seem that the sport of polocrosse and these versatile and willing horses are a perfect match. With the world’s best polocrosse players competing on Australian Stock Horses, these elite-level performance horses will demonstrate to the world what it is that sets them apart.
How Australian Polocrosse World Cup team member Lauren Sillitoe trains her polocrosse horses
So many hours have gone into organising the Adina Polocrosse World Cup 2019, with planning beginning two years ago in 2017!
With just days until the World Cup, there are many people behind the scenes contributing to make this happen, and make it great! More than 200 volunteers will support the World Cup.
We’d love to introduce the main team behind the World Cup; the organising committee.
60-Year Legacy Continues at Rosebrook ASH Stud
We caught up with Australian Polocrosse World Cup team member Lauren Sillitoe to talk about how she trains and prepares her horses for elite level polocrosse competitions such as the Adina Polocrosse World Cup 2019.
Fourth Generation Breeders Prepare For The Biggest Polocrosse World Cup Yet!
More than 60 years ago, Terry Blake took his first steps into the world of Australian Stock Horse breeding, not knowing that he would become a legend of the industry. His love of the Australian Stock Horse also drew him to the sport of polocrosse, where his horses were highly coveted by players and fellow breeders.
Awards and Trophies
The Hafey name is synonymous with horse breeding. Justin Hafey is a fourth generation breeder, following in the footsteps of his father, grandfather and great grandfather. Hafey horses date back to the early 1900s, and today they can be found all over Australia, and internationally in the USA and UK.
Australian World Cup team takes on the Kiwis in Ballarat
Generous partners have sponsored awards for the best of the best at the Adina Polocrosse World Cup 2019 and the concurrent Barastoc Interstate Series 2019, ensuring competitors and horse loaners leave with great mementos of the events.
New Diesel Stop to open in Warwick just in time for polocrosse influx
The Australian Polocrosse World Cup team is preparing to take to the field for the first time this week, taking on the New Zealand World Cup team in Ballarat, Victoria on 16-17 February.
This will be the first time the Australian team has played together in an official capacity, coming together in Victoria from their home states of New South Wales, Queensland, and Western Australia.
IOR Petroleum, a major sponsor of the 2019 Adina Polocrosse World Cup, will open its new Diesel Stop depot in Warwick on Friday 21 December 2018 which will help to service the expected 60,000 spectators who will attend the World Cup in April next year.