Newsletter 01 – March 2016

30jardas International Newsletter

Dear readers,

We are glad to present 30jardas International Newsletter first edition. Our goal is to improve our relationship with international audience and share our extensive Brazilian polo coverage to polo fans around the world.

While Brazilian tournaments and players will be in evidence inside this monthly newsletter, we will also bring updates and content about international championships. Therefore, if you want to suggest topics, send photos or share results and information, please send us an e-mail to

Enjoy your reading!

We also invite you to watch 30jardas report on Helvetia Open 2015 final, between Invernada and Tigres. Check subtitled video below:






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Friendly match: Brazil x England

Brazil and England teams will face each other in a friendly match, scheduled to March 12th at Helvetia Polo Country Club (Indaiatuba, São Paulo). Brazil line-up has Eduardo Diniz Junqueira, João Novaes, Maurílio Mendonça and Olavo Novaes. England team brings George Pearson, Peter Webb, Freddie Dear and William Emmerson.

As part of this schedule, there will be also a friendly hosted by English squad, but dates are not confirmed yet.

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30jardas Brazil Polo Ranking

30jardas Brazil Polo Ranking 2016 has started. 30jardas Ranking add points according to players’ results during Brazilian polo season. And this year’s edition has some important updates.

Brazilian tournaments were split into six categories, according to their relevance and handicaps: Special Series, 1000 Series, 700 Series, 400 Series, 200 Series e 100 Series. Click here for details of 30jardas Brazil Polo Ranking.

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30jardas Best of the Year Awards

Voting has ended! After players and readers’ participation, 4th edition of 30jardas Best of the Year Awards winners are: Aluísio Villela (high handicap), Guilherme Ribeiro (medium handicap), Ziza Meirelles (low handicap), Gustavo Garcia (audience voting) and Tigres (best team of the season).

Click here for voting results.

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Start of Brazilian season

Rio Grande do Sul hosted first tournaments of 2016 Brazilian polo season. Osório Tournament, Estância Felicidade Cup and Cidade de Bagé Tournament opened Brazil polo calendar during February and March.

Helvetia Polo Country Club (Indaiatuba, São Paulo), Brazilian main polo club, starts its season on March 26th, with Cidade de Indaiatuba Cup.

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Trophies for Brazil young players

Young Brazilian players have won USA tournaments earlier this season. In January, Guilherme Maia and Felipe Maia won Tackeria Cup, playing with team World Polo News (with Wes Finlayson and Ayaan Quareshi).

A month later, João Pedro Souza Aranha lifted Avendando Memorial Kids Cup tournament, with PTF squad (playing with Juana Criado, Tiernem Tognini and Kristos Magrini).

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Rodrigo Andrade confirmed in British tournaments

Brazilian player Rodrigo Andrade is confirmed to play high handicap tournaments in Great Britain this season. Andrade is part of RH team, with Nico Pieres.

Highlight players as Adolfo Cambiaso, Juan Martin Nero, Gonzalito Pieres, Facundo Pieres, Sapo Caset, Polito Pieres, Pablo MacDonough and Lucas Monteverde are also confirmed. Season starts on May 17th.

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Lechuza wins Silver Cup

Lechuza team (Victor Vargas, Juan Jauretche, Gerardo Collardin and Juan Martin Nero) won their second trophy during Polo Challenge, in Dominican Republic. Bronze Cup champions, this time Lechuza defeated Agualinda by 7-6 to win Silver Cup tournament.

Teams are now playing Gold Cup, third 22-goal tournament of Polo Challenge series.

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