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Caanchi & Lugari Polo Cup – Guard Group/Diamond Paints romp to win

Caanchi & Lugari Polo Cup – Guard Group/Diamond Paints romp to win

LAHORE – Guard Group/Diamond Paints defeated the President’s Bodyguards in the Caanchi & Lugari Pakistan Polo Cup here on Wednesday. Playing at the Lahore Polo Club ground, Guard Group/Diamond Paints scored eight goals and allowed their rivals just four who also enjoyed two-and-a-half goal advantage. Despite the lead, only Lt. Col.
Asif Zahoor played the lead role in The President’s Bodyguards line-up as he scored all the four goals while the other three in the team made little

JS Bank, Hattaf advance in polo tournament

LAHORE – JS Bank-Waste Busters and Hattaf registered convincing wins on day two of the Caanchi and Lugari Pakistan Polo Cup matches here at the LPC ground on Tuesday.
JS Bank/Waste Buster defeated Frontier Scouts 11-3 and Hattaf beat Pakistan Air Force 7-2

Rijas reach polo final after showdown

LAHORE – Atif Tiwana and Saqib Khan Khakwani showed gutsy control to lead Rijas into the main final, to be played on Sunday after facing tough resistance from National Bank in the league match of the Cool & Cool Lahore Open Polo Cup here on Friday.
Rijas won over National Bank 6-5. Both the teams were going neck and neck until the fourth chukker, when Faisal Shahzad brought parity for Rijas. That forced the game to enter the fifth quarter to decide the fate of the match. Saqib

Master Paints dominate Polo Cup

LAHORE – Master Paints enjoyed a sunny Wednesday in the Cool & Cool Lahore Open Polo Cup, with two back to back wins here at the LPC ground. National Bank, Rijas and Marlboro, too made their presence felt with wins.
As many as seven teams featured in the two four-chukker matches and three two-quarter games. Masters clinched both of its two quarter category matches with ease. They first beat Frontier Scouts 4-2 and then moved past Marlboro with an identical sore of 4-2.

Bank Alfalah advance in Cool & Cool Polo Cup

LAHORE – Frontier Post, Lahore Garrison and Bank Alfalah registered wins on day two of the Cool & Cool Lahore Open Polo Cup here at the Lahore Polo Club grounds on Tuesday.
The Alam brothers, Shah Shamyl and Shah Qubali, Hamza Mawaz Khan, Shaukat Ali Malik and Ahmed Zubair were the stars of the day for their respective teams. In the opening match of the day, Frontier Post humbled Pakistan Air Force 8-3. Shamyl led Frontier Post to a comfortable win with seven goals including two

Cool & Cool Polo Cup – NBP, Guard Group/Diamond Paints victorious

LAHORE – National Bank, Rijas and Guard Group/Diamond Paints won their matches on the opening day of The Cool & Cool Lahore Open Polo Cup that began here at the LPC ground on Monday. National Bank defeated Master Paints 8-7 with goals coming from Shiraz Qureshi, Shahid Hayat and Ahmed Ali Tiwana while the scorers from the losing side were Sufi Muhammad Haris and Ahmed Nawaz Tiwana and Sufi Muhammad Aamir. Rijas defeated Frontier Scouts 6-3 with Saqib Khan Khakwani playing the major

Polo matches postponed

LAHORE – The Lahore Polo Club has cancelled the Ciro’s Pizza Pomodoro Polo Cup here on Friday after two days of lull in polo activity. Omer Niazi,
LPC Honorary Secretary said: “The cancellation has come due to inclement weather. The final of the Cup, which was scheduled for Saturday, has been cancelled.” He said that the fresh dates of the event will be announced later, once room is created in the busy schedule of activities for the event.

Ciro’s Polo Cup rolls into action

LAHORE – As many as four matches of the Ciro’s Pizza Pomodoro Polo Cup were decided here at the Lahore Polo Club on Monday.
Some teams took full advantage of the handicap while others failed to put up a fight. Soneri Bank won with half-a-goal margin after going six-all in the field against Dollar East. Punjab Carpet too won by identical margin over Monnoo Foods after both the teams scored 7 goals each.
Lahore Garrison beat The President’s Bodyguard after they sneaked into

Newage Cables, Rijas advance in Treet Polo Cup

LAHORE: Newage Cables and Rijas shared opening day honours in the TREET Polo Cup that saddled into action here at the Lahore Polo Club ground on Tuesday. Newage Cables defeated Dollar East 9-6 whereas Rijas downed Zafa 6-4 to show their authority in the game.
Newage Cables’ Shah Qublai Alam, Hamza Mawaz Khan and Taimur Mawaz Khan left the Dollar East short of options after their goal spree though the losing side was dominant when the game started. Sufi brothers, Haris and Aamir,

Charity the winner in drawn polo match

LAHORE: Guard Group played an improbable 6-6 draw against Bank Alfalah in a charity polo match hosted by the Lahore Polo Club under the banner of an organisation ‘Polo the Pakistan’ here at the LPC’s Aibak ground on Sunday. Prior to the electrifying polo encounter, a tent-pegging competition was organised to entertain the guests who contributed by purchasing the tickets for the rehabilitation of the flood affectees which devastated the country in monsoon a few months back.

Polo fund-raiser being played today

LAHORE – The Lahore Polo Club is holding an exhibition polo match to raise funds for the flood effected people of Pakistan.
An official of the LPC said: “Polo for Pakistan is a proposed charitable foundation being established by the Lahore Polo Club with a prime focus on the restoration of shattered lives whenever and whenever needed through collection of funds and proceeds; each and every penny collected from our sponsors will be used for the rightful cause.”
The charity

Monnoo Polo in PSS Asia Cup final

LAHORE: Monnoo Polo was the first team to qualify for the final of the PSS Asia Polo Cup to be played on Sunday at the Lahore Polo Club’s Aibak ground. The organisers hosted six matches Thursday so that list of finalists of the tournament could be determined. Security 2000 won their match on the day and qualified to play the subsidiary final against Goodwill Sweets.

Monnoo Polo, Master Paints advance in PSS Asia Cup

LAHORE: Monnoo Polo, Charbagh and Master Paints won their matches of the PSS Asia Polo Cup on Tuesday here at the Lahore Polo Club. Monnoo Polo romped to win over Rijas 7-3 with Saqib Khan Khakwani doing wonders for the winners. Charbagh pulled out a narrow 6-5 win over Miracle. Mian Shahzad Aziz was the star of the day for Charbagh and Muhammad Samir Malik fought well for the losing side.
Master Paints carved out a 7-6 win over Security 2000. Sufi Mohammad Aamer led the scoring

Carlton Tower Hotel claim Novices Polo Cup

LAHORE: Carlton Tower Hotel cut the combined team of Guard Group and Diamond Paints into half in the final to claim the Novices Polo Cup 2010 here at the Lahore Polo Club’s Aibak Ground on Sunday.
Rijas on the other hand claimed the subsidiary final when it edged aside Karachi Polo Team 5-4 earlier in the day.
In the presence of chief guest Gen. (R) Jehangir Karamat and fans who gathered at the LPC lounge to enjoy the mild weather, Shah Qubali Alam and Hamza Mawaz Khan

Novices Polo Cup 2010 kicks off in style

LAHORE: Miracle, Oratier Technologies and PSS International grabbed comprehensive wins on the opening day of the Novices Polo Cup 2010 on Sunday.
Miracle edged ahead of Sakuf by seven goals to six and a half, while Oratier Technologies defeated PSS International 7-3.
All the four riders Tahir Aslam Awan, Moin Yaqub, Bilal Haider Agha and Raja Amer Khan were instrumental in the Miracle win while Mian Shahzad Aziz and Khawaja Waleed Zubair fought like knights for the Sakuf