Tag Archives: Royal Pahang

The Wrap Up

The RSPC Pink Polo was the last official tournament of 2017 in Malaysia.  What a year it has been.  For me, my personal highlights were winning the Maserati Masters with La Sarita, organising to bring the Hong Kong team to … Continue reading

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No Sudden Death

Royal Pahang and Thai Polo were the best two teams in the RSPC Open, and they deservedly got to the final.  And what a final it was!  It was a really exciting match, made all the more exhilarating by Jimmy … Continue reading

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Grace

Sir Winston Churchill is said to have said that one should be “magnanimous in victory, gracious in defeat.”  Sir Winston, an avid polo player in his youth, may have learned that maxim on the polo field.

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Classic Pahang

The RMPA International League started for the 13th year in Malaysia as the ball was thrown in yesterday for the match between Thai Polo and La Sarita, the first match of the 2017 Royal Pahang Classic.    It lasted 3 ½ … Continue reading

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Another One Bites The Dust

The MPA Cup got canned, just like the RMS Gold Cup.  These May dates must be jinxed.  First it was to have been the Malaysian Open, then the ZT or RMS Gold Cup, and now the MPA Cup, all cancelled … Continue reading

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It’s Over

My run of back-to-back World Cups is finally over and as I wrap up in Pattaya, I contemplate what is next. Normally it would be my time to get myself ready to play in the Merdeka League.  But with insufficient … Continue reading

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Bring On 2017

As the lights go down on 2016, my wrap-up blog post can go in two directions:  a) it has been a good year, with much achieved, or b) it has been a hard year, with the slowdown in retail in … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

On the road again. Or should I say I’m leaving on a jet plane again.  Three days after the longest flights of my life, from Buenos Aires back to Kuala Lumpur, I am back at KLIA, this time flying to … Continue reading

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Roaring Pahang

The Royal Pahang Classic got off to a roaring start with two fantastic matches yesterday.  HLF Polo versus Royal Pahang was dramatic match, full of tension, as HLF led 5-0 in the second chukka, only for Royal Pahang to come … Continue reading

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Polo 2017

The 2017 calendar is out, and it is a packed one.  It begins with an extended Thai season that includes the FIP World Cup Zone D qualifier, two weeks after the Thai Polo Open.  With the 29th South East Asian … Continue reading

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Zack-A-Raya

We celebrated Zack’s 14th Birthday and Hari Raya with what we termed Zack-A-Raya.   I took most of last week off, a first for me in KL.  I got a little cough and cold when I was coming back from Singapore … Continue reading

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Them Rules

Read the rules.  As a new polo player, you are told this.  Then you have to take a rules test before you are allowed to play.  Once you have passed that, become a polo player and received a handicap, most … Continue reading

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