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The USA-England polo rivalry continues this weekend, in Portsmouth

The USA-England polo rivalry continues this weekend, in Portsmouth

Team USA will be defending its victory from last season in the Newport International Polo Series, continuing the polo rivalry between the two nations that began in Newport in 1886. Back then, it was first international sporting competition of its kind, predating the modern-day Olympics, and that famous tournament called the Westchester Cup has been contested 17 times over the

Local riders Jenna Davis, Minnie Keating and Abby MacKenzie (from left) of the Newport Girls' Interscholastic Polo Team competed in the U.S. National Championship recently.

Newport girls’ polo team finishes third in nation

PORTSMOUTH — The Newport Girls’ Interscholastic Polo Team made a strong showing in the national championship held recently in Storrs, Conn. The team finished third in the nation at the U.S. Polo Association’s National Interscholastic Polo Championship. In addition, the team’s Abby MacKenzie was awarded the Sportsmanship Award, and two of the horses received honorary mention

Jenna Davis, Minnie Keating and Abby MacKenzie (from left) of the Newport Girls interscholastic polo team will compete in the U.S. National Championship starting Thursday, March 7.

Newport girls’ polo team headed to nationals

PORTSMOUTH — The Newport Girls Interscholastic polo team is heading to the nationals for the second year in a row. The team’s national ranking has earned a trip to the U.S. National Championship as a wild card to face Maui, Culver, Maryland and UConn. The championships will be held at the UConn equestrian center in Storrs,

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