Today begin the final matches for the three Copa de Plates of the 42nd Torneo Internacional Land Rover de Polo at the Santa María Polo Club in Sotogrande, Spain. In the final of the Copa de Plata El Corte Inglés today at 7 pm, team Ellerston with the Pieres brothers (both handicap +10) encounters Halcyon Gallery with Charlie Hanbury (+5), Max Routledge (+5), Guillermo Terrera (+7) and Juan Chavenne (+5). In the semi-final Halcyon Gallery defeated UAE Polo Team by 11-9. The result of the other semi-final was again 11-9, with Ellerston beating the Scapa foursome.

Yesterday the finalists of the Copa de Plata Makarthy (Low Goal) and the Copa de Plata Valecuatro (Medium Goal) emerged. In the first semi-final of the Copa de Plata Makarthy recent Copa de Bronce champions Los Dragones with Andrew Nulty (0), Carlos Piñal (+1), Diogo Gallego (+4) and Mariano Iturrioz (+1) made it to another final with an 11-9 win against Blueye Shakib Polo. The Costa Rica foursome consisting of Miguel Gomez (0), Nick Johnson (+2), H. Pieres (+4) und Steve Rose (0) in turn claimed the remaining berth of the low-handicap final by defeating Silex 11-8.

In the first semi-final of the Copa de Plata Valecuatro, Peter Silling (0), Juan Britos (+4), James Beim (+7) und Tommi Beresford (+1) of Equus won against La Indiana by 13-9, and later on in the day Costa Rica with Philip de Groot (0), Felipe Gomez (+1), Tomás Garbarini (+4) and Gonzalo von Werniche (+7) defeated Dr. A by 10-8. Both finals, Low Goal and Medium Goal, will be held this Saturday.


The teams:
Spielklasse Handicap +22
UAE Polo Team (+22)
Tommy Beresford (0)
Sebastian Merlos (+9)
Lucas Monteverde (+10)
Santiago Stirling (+3)

Ellerston (+22)
Ali Patterson (+2)
TBA (0)
Gonzalo Pieres (+10)
Facundo Pieres (+10)

Ayala (+22)
Iñigo Zobel (+1)
Guillermo Willington (+7)
Pablo Mac Donough (+10)
Juan Jauretche (+4)

HB Polo Team (+22)
Ludovic Pailloncy (+2)
Sebastien Pailloncy (+3)
Ignacio Toccalino (+8)
Juan Ignacio Merlos (+9)

El Rosario (+22)
Alejandro Peñafiel (0)
Valerio Zubiaurre (+7)
Milo Fernandez Araujo (+8)
Salvador Ulloa (+7)

Scapa (+22)
Michael Redding (+1)
Jack Richardson (+4)
Eduardo Novillo Astrada (+9)
Marco Di Paola (+8)

Dos Lunas-Hola (+22)
Pascual Sainz de Vicuña (+6)
Jason Warren (+1)
Diego Cavanagh (+7)
Tomás Garcia del Rio (+8)

Dubai Polo Team (+22)
Luis Domecq (+2)
Martin Valent (+5)
Adolfo Cambiaso (+10)
Patricio Cieza (+5)

Halcyon Gallery (+22)
Charlie Hanbury (+5)
Max Routledge (+5)
Guillermo Terrera (+7)
Juan Chavenne (+5)

Royal Salute (+22)
Celine Charloux/Petrus Fernandini (0)
Alejandro Muzzio (+8)
Jaime Gargía Huidobro (+8)
Malcolm Borwick (+6)

Spielklasse Handicap +10 bis +12
Saphire / Bayswater London Gin (+12)
Pablo Mora (+1)
Lawrence Isola (+1)
Tomás F. LLorente jr. (+5)
Horacio F. Llorente jr. (+5)

Santa Quiteria / John Smith (+12)
Gabriel Aguierre (+1)
Gonzalo Entrecanales (+2)
Ricky Trujillo (+3)
Pedro Soria (+6)

Cheval des Andes / Esperanza (+12)
Kevin Korst (+2)
Ian Galliene (0)
Cristian Bernal (+5)
Santiago Laborde (+5)

UAE Polo Team (+12)
Sheika Maitha (0)
Santiago Stirling (+3)
Julio Ruggeri (+4)
Martin Valent (+5)

Bardon Polo Team (+12)
Andras Tambor (0)
Rashid Albwardy (+2)
Matias Machado (+4)
Facundo Castagnola (+6)

Billingbear (+12)
Roger Carlsson (0)
Mario Gomez (+4)
Ignacio Gonzalez (+6)
Alvaro Alvarez (+2)

Woodchester (+12)
Craig McKinney (+1)
TBA (0)
Guillermo Cuitiño (+6)
Silvestre Garros (+5)

Equus (+12)
Peter Silling (0)
Juan Britos (+4)
James Beim (+7)
Tommi Beresford (+1)

Silex (+12)
Richard Fagan (+1)
Yago Espinosa (+2)
Edwin Morris Lowe (+2)
Juan José Brane (+7)

Dr. A (+12)
Abbar Abdelrahman (0)
Maximiliano Malacalza (+4)
Alejo Taranco (+6)
Jaime Serra (+2)

Kaptive Leones (+11)
Petrus Fernandini (0)
Luis Domecq (+2)
Martin Iturraspe (+6)
Ignacio Domecq (+3)

Costa Rica Polo Team (+12)
Philip de Groot (0)
Felipe Gomez (+1)
Tomás Garbarini (+4)
Gonzalo von Werniche (+7)

Valdeparras (+12)
Jaime Espinosa de los Monteros (+1)
Kaveh Atrak (+1)
Diogo Gallego (+4)
Santiago Cernadas (+6)

La Indiana (+12)
Michael Bickford (+1)
Freddy Horne (+2)
Mat Perry (+3)
Marcos Aaraya (+6)

Saint Mesme (+12)
Birger Strom (+1)
Robert Strom (+3)
TBA (+2)
Clemente Zavaleta (+6)

Marques de Riscal (+12)
Alejandro Aznar (+2)
Luis Aznar (0)
TBA (+4)
Gerardo Mazzini (+6)

Spielklasse Handicap +6
Silex (+6)
Richard Fagan (+1)
Edwin Morris Lowe (+2)
Santiago Torreguitar (+3)
Martin Stegemann (0)

Los Dragones (+6)
Andrew Nulty (0)
Carlos Piñal (+1)
Diogo Gallego (+4)
Mariano Iturrioz (+1)

Widmill Farm (+6)
Paul Knights (0)
Pepe Simo (+1)
Mario Gomez (+4)
Luciano Irazabal (+1)

Shakib Polo (+6)
Kaveh Shakib (0)
Joanna Mobley (0)
Juani González Otharan (+2)
Tiago Gallego (+4)

Costa Rica Polo Team (+6)
Miguel Gomez (0)
Nick Johnson (+2)
H. Pieres (+4)
Steve Rose (0)

La Indiana (+6)
Bickford (0)
TBA (0)
Jamie Morrison (+4)
TBA (+2)