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Thrilling start to Hurlingham at four different venues

October 7, 2017
October 7, 2017
The Hurlingham Open, second tournament of the 2017 Triple Crown, kicked off on Friday at four different venues. Ellerstina and La Dolfina, finalists of 2016, didn’t play the opening day. 

A total of 10 teams are taking part. Before the match between Alegría and Chapaleufú, which took place at the Hurlingham Club, the club honoured brothers Pepe and Ruso Heguy, who have participated in the tournament over than thirty times.

The opening day went as follows:

La Aguada Las Monjitas 12-7 La Esquina LM Navarro Correas
Venue: Jockey Club, San Isidro. 
La Aguada Las Monjitas: Negro Novillo Astrada 8 (6 goals, 5 penalties), Alfredo Bigatti 7 (2) (Injured, replaced by Juan Britos 6), Miguel Novillo Astrada 8 (1) and Nacho Novillo Astrada 8 (3). Total: 31.
La Esquina LM: Pascual Sainz de Vicuña 6 (1 penalty), Rodrigo Andrade 8 (1), Mariano Aguerre 8 (4 goals, 2 penalties, 1 corner) and Rodrigo Rueda 7 (1 penalty). Total: 29.
Score La Aguada Las Monjitas: 2-2, 3-3, 5-4, 6-5, 7-5, 9-6, 12-7.
Umpires: Federico Martelli and Alejandro Roldán.       
Third man: Gastón Lucero.

Picture Gallery:
la Aguada Las Monjitas vs La Esquina Los Machitos 

Cría Yatay 11-10 La Dolfina Polo Ranch
Venue: La Ensenada. 
Cría Yatay: Lerín Zubiaurre 7 (1), Magoo Laprida 8 (4), Joaquín Pittaluga 8 (5, 3 penalties) and Iñaki Laprida 8 (1). Total: 31.
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: Diego Cavanagh 7 (6, 3 penalties), Guillermo Terrera 8 (1 penalty), Jejo Taranco 7 and Nachi Du Plessis 8 (3). Total: 30.
Score Cría Yatay: 0-4, 2-4, 4-6, 6-6, 8-7, 11-7, 11-10.
Umpires: Gastón Dorignac and Guillermo Villanueva.  
Third man: Martín Goti.

La Irenita 10-9 La Albertina Abu Dhabi
Venue: La Dolfina.
La Irenita: Tito Ruiz Guiñazú 8 (2), Juan Gris Zavaleta 8, Corchito Zavaleta 7 and Matías Mac Donough 8 (8, 5 penalties). Total: 31.
La Albertina Abu Dhabi: Fran Elizalde 8 (3), Cubi Toccalino 8, Santiago Toccalino 8 (2) and Alfredo Cappella Barabucci 8 (4 penalties). Total: 32.
Score La Irenita: 1-2, 1-2, 3-2, 4-4, 6-5, 7-6, 9-9, 10-9.
Umpires: Daniel Boudou and Marcelo López Vargas.      
Third man: Nicolás Scortichini.

Alegría 15-9 Chapaleufú
Venue: Hurlingham Club.
Alegría: Sapo Caset 9 (7, 4 penalties), Hilario Ulloa 10 (1), Facundo Sola 8 (5) and Fred Mannix 8 (2). Total: 35.
Chapaleufú: Pepe Heguy 7 (2), Gallego Martínez Ferrario 8, Julián de Lusarreta 7 (6, 2 penalties) and Ruso Heguy 8 (1 penalty). Total: 30.
Score Alegría: 3-0, 6-0, 7-3, 9-5, 11-8, 13-9, 15-9.
Umpires: Esteban Ferrari and Rafael Silva.              
Third man: Juan José Díaz Alberdi.

Abierto de Hurlingham: Fixture & Teams 

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TORTUGAS OPEN

The Tortugas Open comes to an end on Saturday in Palermo. The decision to play at Palermo was taken after an agreement between the AAP and the Tortugas organisation. La Dolfina and Ellerstina will therefore be playing to win the first tournament of the Triple Crown, on ground one, at 4pm.

La Dolfina: Adolfo Cambiaso 10, Pelon Stirling 10, Pablo Mac Donough 10 and Juan Martín Nero 10. Total: 40.
Ellerstina: Polito Pieres 9, Gonzalo Pieres 10, Facundo Pieres 10 and Nicolás Pieres 10. Total: 39.

Umpires: Federico Martelli & Martín Aguerre.            
Third man: Esteban Ferrari.

Abierto de Tortugas: Fixture & Teams 

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JUNIOR OPEN

Also on Saturday in Palermo, on ground two, the final of the Junior Open will take place. Defending champions Tortugas will face La Mancha for a third year in a row.

Tortugas: Segundo Bocchino 6, Juan Martín Zubía 6, Bartolito Castagnola 6, Jero del Carril 6. Total: 24.
La Mancha: Santiago Loza 6, Lucas Díaz Alberdi 6, Bautista Bayugar 6, Mín Podestá 6. Total: 24.

Umpires: Gastón Dorignac (h) and Martín Haurie.     
Third man: Rafael Silva.

Abierto Juvenil: Fixture & Teams