Head to Hickstead for some polo

By Imogen Johnson

Event diary

17 February 2012 09:57

This March head to Hickstead to see England take on the USA in the forthcoming International Arena Polo Test Match.

Doors will open at 10.30am on Saturday 3 March and the action will begin with a High Goal Challenge Match, before the International Test Match at 1.30pm.

Advanced tickets for the match cost just £5 per person, while post-match luncheon tickets are £50 per person, including admission.

Chris Hyde, the highest handicapped arena polo player in Europe, will captain the England team and joining Chris for Team England will be Max Charlton and Danny Muriel. Representing the American team will be John Gobin, Carlos Galindo and Steve Krueger.

England will be aiming to repeat their victory of 2009 when the two nations last met in the arena on UK soil, and get revenge for last year's defeat in the USA. The two teams will battle it out in The All England Polo Club’s state of the art arena for the coveted Bryan Morrison Trophy.
Once the final whistle blows, guests will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the players at the post-match luncheon. Hosted in the Members Enclosure Restaurant, which is overlooking Hickstead's famous Derby Bank and International show jumping arena, guests will be able to enjoy fine wines and a three course lunch all in the company of the elite of British and American polo.
Admission tickets are available from www.hickstead.co.uk/polo or contact the All England Polo Club Polo Office on +44 (0)1273 834315 to purchase hospitality or admission tickets.