July 23rd, 2012 Add comment
Coronation Cup goes England's way once more
Home team defeats South Africa at the Guards Polo Club
The Guards Polo Club.
The team representing England won the Coronation Cup for the third consecutive time, with a 9-8 win against South Africa this year.
The Coronation Cup is a long-standing tournament in which national teams take part, with hosts England playing against another nation, at the Guards Polo Club.
This year, the home team's line-up was as follows: Luke and Mark Tomlinson, James Beim and Malcolm Borwick. Sputh Africa lined up with Chris Mackenzie, Jean and Ignatius du Plessis, and Stuart Erskine.
These two teams had faced each other back in 1994, when England also won the event.
Prior to the main clash, there was a match for youngsters of the Guards Polo Club, with Howtospendit.com Hurlingham defeating Audi Prince of Wales 6-3 1/2.
Coronation Cup teams:
James Beim 7
Mark Tomlinson 6
Luke Tomlinson 7
Malcolm Borwick 6
James Harper 6
Max Routledge 5
Chris Mackenzie 5
Jean du Plessis 6
Ignatius du Plessis 8
Stuart Erskine 7
Tom de Bruin 6