Polo | Tournaments
Final of the 13th Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge set to be played at the Desert Palm Polo Club on Saturday ,10th February
10 February 2018 | Dubai
Following are the new rules for the upcoming season in Dubai , Argentina and England :
New Rule 1: Blocking Rule The player hitting in can only be blocked by one person.
New rule 2: Throw-in/Out of boards: No more throw-ins when the ball goes out of the boards, instead a free hit for the team that hasn’t hit the ball out.
New rule 3: Helmet Regulations in England: The most fundamental change is the fact that everyone now has to wear a new safety helmet. In the upcoming season in England, all players have to possess one of the accredited helmets.
Following are the teams that were involved in the 13th Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge :
1. Cartier Panthère (Red): Tiernan O’Rourke (-1), Sam Instone (0), Camilo Castagnola (4) & Martin Valent (5)
2. Cartier Tank (White): Clive Reid (-1), Faris Al Yabhouni (0), Santiago Gomez Romero (3) & Santiago Cernandas (6)
3. Desert Palm (Grey):Iñigo Zobel (0), Rashid Al Sayegh (0), Rashid Albwardy (2) & Bartolome Castagnola (6)
4. Zedan Polo Team (Blue):Rashid Al Falahi (-1), Amr Zedan (0), Tomas Panelo (3) & Raul Laplacette (6)
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