Tag Archives: Rebels

Shouldering On

The Malaysian Open was a last minute tournament for me, and with the horses unprepared, and my shoulder Covfefe‘d, we haven’t won a game yet.  They have all been close, but so far, no cigar.  And now, to make matters … Continue reading

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The Bleck Boys Are Back In Town

Playing yesterday with La Sarita’s Asad and Iqbal Jumabhoy in the 2017 RMPA Polo Masters presented by Maserati brought back memories of when we used to play together in teams for the Singapore Polo Club, SAF Polo Team, Rebels and … Continue reading

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Thursday

Thursday was a lousy day for me.  I had some upsetting news at lunchtime and I allowed it to affect my game.   I am usually pretty good about blocking things out, but this one got to me.  It was something … Continue reading

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The Start

I finally got a proper start to my new season with four club chukkas yesterday.  Getting out to play at my home club, the Royal Selangor Polo Club, was fun, made even more fun that I was playing with and … Continue reading

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Winding Down

Well, Head Hunters finished well, with an easy 9 – 4 1/2 win over Sabah Marissa Pahang to take third place in the Royal Pahang Merdeka Tournament.   Patron and old friend Yeo Kuo Lee made it up for the … Continue reading

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A Run of 3

The Year of the Horse Cup Final got postponed again today because of rain.  With a run of three tournaments coming up, I am no too disappointed as I would rather not risk my horses if afternoon rain slicks up … Continue reading

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Voltaren, Viagra and the Rebels

The Rebels are going to reunite for another tournament.  Dato’ Mohamed Moiz, Asad Jumabhoy, Yeo Kuo Lee and myself first started playing together in the 70′s.  Some 35 years later we are planning on playing the RSPC Masters this August.  … Continue reading

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NeighNominations

Similar to Neknominations but on safer ground, the horse world is celebrating their best horses via “neighnominations”. Chosen by friends on social media, nominees have 24hrs to post a picture of a particularly special horse (or horses) and explain why … Continue reading

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Raising Hell

My handicap got raised to 2 goals again.  It stunned me.  The last time I was 2 goals was in the 2006 season.  Now at the ripe old age of 51, with a bum knee and all my horses for … Continue reading

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Roast And Other R’s

The Turkeys got roasted 9-4 last week. Mashed potatoes with gravy on top.  The score was actually immaterial. What was more important is that the Rebels didn’t have to thong our asses into the pink bikinis.  In the  first chukka … Continue reading

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Once More Time

For a while it looked like the Pink Bikini match wouldn’t happen.  I objected to the Young Turks engaging a pro to play for them, when I thought it was supposed to be a match where the old Rebels were … Continue reading

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KNNBCCB!

That’s my Hokkien shortform form for losing yesterday’s game.  Being Beaten! wouldn’t have mattered, because, win or lose, it is all part of the game of polo. But the way we lost was really frustrating for me.  I blew two … Continue reading

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