Team Sommelier get their Cartier Queen’s Cup campaign off to a winning start
Canadian international, eight-goaler Fred, who tasted Queen’s Cup victory back in 2004 scored three of his team’s goals, while Alec White and Juan Gris Zavaleta put through a pair each.
Fred Mannix our Global Ambassador’s team Sommelier got their Cartier Queen’s Cup campaign off to a winning start, defeating Monterosso 7 – 5 in this six-chukka match at Coworth Park.
Sommelier were 5-2 up at half-time, but Monterosso got themselves back into the game in the second half, scoring three goals to only one in reply from Sommelier.
This was now anyone’s game, but Zavaleta’s second goal in the final minutes of the match confirmed Sommelier’s victory.
Sommelier were playing in Hurlingham Polo 1875 Team Kits.
Score Sommelier: 1-0, 2-1, 5-2, 6-3, 6-5, 7-5.
Scorers Sommelier: Fred Mannix (3), Alec White (2), Juan Gris Zavaleta (2).
Scorers Monterosso: Matt Perry (3), Santiago Toccalino (2).
Watch the entire match below and see Fred score in the first minute!
A selection of photographs of the match.