Cutcliffe Properties Cup

The Ellerston Green team with their prizes. Photo supplied by Windsor Polo Club.

IT was another big weekend of Polo at Windsor Polo Club over the 26th-27th November, with the Club hosting the Cutcliffe Properties Cup.

In addition to local teams, organisers were pleased to attract entries from Melbourne and Ellerston Onassis Polo (Scone, NSW) to compete over the weekend. 

The action commenced on Saturday at 9:30am, on the Killarney Field, before moving on to Windsor Polo Field #1 from 12pm.

Sunday’s full schedule of games were also held on Windsor Polo Field #1.

The Cutcliffe Properties Cup featured four teams in the 8-Goal event and a further eight teams competing across the other three grades, being 4-goal, 0-goal and Sub-zero.

Action from Saturday between AZ Polo and Ellerston Black. Photos by Noel Rowsell (  

It was an exciting 8-Goal Final between Ellerston Green and AZ Polo, coming down to the dying seconds of the game.

With just under 30-seconds left on the clock, and the score locked at 5-5, Cody Grimes scored to give Ellertston Green the trophy.

Ellerston Green team: Anna Dowling, Shannon Booth, Cody Grimes, Tom Brodie; the Most Valuable Player was Cody Grimes and Best Playing Pony was ‘Empress’, owned by Ellerston Onassis Polo and played by Cody Grimes

The 4-Goal was won by Direct Line (Sacha Caller, James Thomas, Anthony O’Leary, Adam Tolhurst); the 0-Goal was won by TRFD Polo (Jack Raval, Piper Trickett, Pete Handbury, Adam Meally) and Subzero won by Stone Polo (Archer Buchert, Adam Buchert, Toby Goodman, Wal Ashton).

Sponsors were Cutcliffe Properties and Justhorsenabout.