Newsletter 05 – September 2016

30jardas International Newsletter

Dear readers,

60th edition of Campeonato Brasileiro is over, after Guabi Polo managed to win the trophy. We bring you updates about this traditional tournament inside our September newsletter.

We also have news about 2017 season, 30jardas Brasil Polo Ranking and European Championship.

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Enjoy your reading!

Check video below for 30jardas report from Aberto do Estado de São Paulo final match, between Tigres Polo and Maragata Julius Baer (subtitles in English are available):







Guabi Polo winners of Campeonato Brasileiro

Campeonato Brasileiro 18-goals trophy was won by Guabi Polo team after an excellent 5 matches/5 wins campaign. On August 20th, team formed by Beto Junqueira N., Serginho Figueiredo, Gustavo Toledo and Rodrigo Andrade defeated Nova Java by 8-7. Runner-up squad had Raphael Guinle, Guiga Lins, Rafael Villela and Nando Pelosini.

Rodrigo Andrade was awarded best player of the match. Amanda, mare played by Nando Pelosini and property of Itanhangá, won best playing pony award. This was the 60th edition of Campeonato Brasileiro.

Check full results and squads of Campeonato Brasileiro.

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Campeonato Brasileiro 2-goals and 6-goals

Traditional Campeonato Brasileiro was also played in 6-goals and 2-goals editions. Winners of 6-goals were Colorado (Bruno Morandini, Tchelo Camargo, Lincoln Junqueira and Gabriel Villela).

Trophy of 2-goals went to team Santa Luzia (Pietro Poltronieri, Zazo Sampaio, Pateta Rodrigues and Ricardinho Junqueira).

Check full results and squads of Campeonato Brasileiro 6-goals.

Check full results and squads of Campeonato Brasileiro 2-goals.

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30jardas Brazil Polo Ranking

Pedrinho Zacharias is still leading 30jardas Brazil Polo Ranking. After excellent results playing with Tigres Polo, Pedrinho has added many points and gets closer to consolidate first position of this season’s ranking.

Click here for details of 30jardas Brazil Polo Ranking.

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Copa P.G. Meirelles

Invernada has won Copa P.G. Meirelles, a 18-goals tournament finished on September, at Helvetia Polo Country Club. Winners defeated Tigres/Agudo by 12-10 on the trophy match.

Champions played with Guzi Pimenta, Eduardo D. Junqueira, Rodrigo Andrade and Fabinho Junqueira. Tigres/Agudo had Ziza Meirelles, Wolff Klabin, Pedrinho Zacharias and Chico Junqueira.

Rodrigo Andrade was awarded best player of the final match and Universidade, by Fabinho Junqueira and played by Rodrigo, was best playing pony.

Click here for results and squads of Copa P.G. Meirelles.

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Full matches

Watch full match of Aberto do Helvetia’s final game, played by Tigres Polo and Maragata Julius Baer. 30tv brings you some of the highlighted matches of Brazilian season.

Click here to watch full match of Aberto do Helvetia final.

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Tournament changes

Tournament handicaps will be changed for 2017 Brazilian season. In order to have more participating teams, São Paulo State Polo Federation (FPP) has decided to decrease 2 goals for all mid-handicap and high-handicap championships. Therefore, next season will include tournaments of 12, 16, 20 and 24-goals, 2-goals lower than this year.

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European Championship

Ireland managed to win 2016 European Championship of Polo, held on Berlin, Germany. After winning Netherlands, Slovakia and Germany during group stage, Ireland defeated France by 7-4 in the final match.

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