ABOUT THE POLOCROSSE ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIAAUSSIE MADE, FAR & WIDE PLAYED!
THE POLOCROSSE ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
Boasts a membership of over 4,500 members nationwide!
With over 250 clubs within the 7 states and territories. We are the largest Polocrosse country in the World.
This unique sport originated in Australia in 1939 and is dubbed as the “King of the One Horse Sports.” Polocrosse is governed by the International Polocrosse Council (IPC), is currently played in 18 countries and boasts over 10,000 players worldwide. Anyone who can ride a horse can play polocrosse at an amateur/club level, and the sport will vastly help improve riding skills.
Possibly the best Polocrosse action you will see played anywhere in the world is at the Australian National Championships. This massive event is held every 2 years and showcases the best players and horses from each state when they come together to compete for the Australian Champions title. The National Championships are played on a rotational basis around the seven States and Territories, a state hosts the competition on behalf of the Polocrosse Association of Australia.
At an International level, the pinnacle of Polocrosse has to be the World Cup! To date, there have been 4 World Cup events held, two at Morgan Park in Warwick Queensland with Australia taking out the World Champions trophy in both 2003 and 2007, from New Zealand and the United Kingdom respectively.
In 2011, the third Polocrosse World Cup tournament in history was held. The 8 countries from the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Zimbabwe, Zambia and the United States of America travelled to England to contest the most coveted trophy in world Polocrosse. South Africa went on to win the 2011 World Cup in the U.K. They were again too strong home soil at the Shongweni Club, in Durban,