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March 2014

Accommodation packages launched for the ‘sexiest sport on earth’ – the Pinctada Cable Beach Polo Festival, Broome 24 – 25 May

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One of Australia’s most anticipated beachside events – the Pinctada Cable Beach Polo Festival – will be held in Broome on the weekend of 24/25 May, with special accommodation packages released for the long weekend. The Pinctada Cable Beach Polo Festival 2014 will feature leading overseas and Australian polo players, and their ponies, vying for glory across two days of thrilling beach polo action that culminates in an international clash. The polo ‘arena’ is unique, with the action and vigour taking place against a backdrop of the sparkling azure waters of the Indian Ocean, with Broome’s spectacular setting sun signalling…

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Kiwi Polo Training for Indigenous Polo Stars

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MEDIA RELEASE: 11 March 2013 As preparations get underway for Australia’s only beach polo event, Pinctada Cable Beach Polo 2014, two indigenous polo players commence their training across the Tasman, courtesy of the Cable Beach Polo Scholarship. The budding polo champions are Carl Malfong and Byron Malay, stockmen from the Myroodah Station in the Kimberley. They have relocated to New Zealand for two months to train with leading NZ trainer Harriet Kuru, thanks to two scholarships launched in 2014 by Cable Beach Polo with the generous support of the Opiango Polo Training School in NZ. They will practice with the…

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