La Dolfina remained unbeaten in Argentine Open play with a convincing 18-8 win over Washington Saturday afternoon at the number one field at Palermo. The La Dolfina record stands at 2-0 and keeps them on track to defend their 2015 title.
Following a rain-delayed Sunday meeting in Argentine Open play at Palermo in Buenos Aires, Ellerstina tried to get back to form following their Hurlingham Open title win over La Dolfina by beating La Irenita 17-10.
At 2pm this Saturday La Dolfina-Sancor Seguros won against Cría Yatay-Colony 22-7 in the 1st Palermo Open Match.
After preliminary rounds of play that left both defending champion La Dolfina and Ellerstina with 3-0 records, the two teams faced off in a final for the second time of the season in 2016 Hurlingham Open competition, at the Hurlingham Club.
This afternoon at Hurlingham Club Johor Ellerstina defeated Alegria-Assist Card 16-14 and will play the final agaisnt La Dolfina-Sancor seguros next Wednesday.
La Dolfina-Sancor Seguros is on track to defend their 2015 Hurlingham Open championship following Saturday afternoon’s 14-8 win over El Paraiso at the Hurlingham Club.
La Dolfina beat Ellerstina 13-12 Saturday afternoon before an enthusiastic crowd on the Number 1 field at Palermo. The win clinched the 2015 Triple Crown for La Dolfina and gave them an unprecedented three Triple Crowns in a row (2013, 2014, 2015), a feat never before accomplished in the history of Argentine polo.
Ellerstina made a splash in the opening minutes of the semifinal match of the 2015 Argentine Open at Palermo in Buenos Aires as Polito Pieres tapped the ball in the air several times on a run toward the La Aguada/Las Monjitas goal, but it would be Ignacio Toccalino who would score the first goal of the game for the early 1-0 lead.