Polo comes to our backyard

Polo fans will be treated to a veritable feast of entertainment over the coming weeks as the Downs Polo Club host three successive tournaments at the Clifton Recreation Grounds.

This weekend polo players will travel from as far afield as Beaudesert and Goondiwindi to compete for the Cooke/O’Leary Shield.

The following weekend the club will host the two days Silver Shop Bracelet Tournament and that will be followed by the Sapphire Shield which will be decided after a weekend of competition on July 27 and 28.

This weekend’s action gets underway from 9.00am on both Saturday and Sunday with a BBQ and bar operating at the ground.

Patrons are welcome to also bring along their own lunch and enjoy a Picnic at the Polo each Sunday.

The three weeks of Polo will calumniate with the final day of the Sapphire Shield, on July 2 and is expected to attract polo enthusiasts from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, as well as across the Southern Downs region.

If you have not been to a Polo game or if you are already an enthusiast grab a group of friends enjoy the spectacle of horse and rider as they compete in our own backyard.

Further information is available by contacting the Downs Polo Club on 0477 280 430 or visit their Facebook page.

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