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Team RCSI wins 'Best Strategy' in Paris Polo tournament

06 November 2014
Congratulations to the RCSI Polo team of Liz Keeling, Ailbhe Houlihan, Dr. Tom Branigan, Senan O'Connell on representing RCSI and winning 'Best Strategy' in the 24ieme Challenge des Grandes Ecoles et Universités, held at Chantilly Polo Club, in Paris, France.
 


Pictured (l-r) is the winning team of Liz Keeling, Ailbhe Houlihan, Dr. Tom Branigan (RCSI Graduate 2010), Senan O'Connell (Captain)

Captained by Senan O'Connell, final year medicine, the polo team graced the famous polo grounds in Chantilly to win "Best Strategy".

International polo player Fiona Seager and a small core group of dedicated players established the RCSI Polo club in 2008.
 

The team on horseback!
  
Since its beginning members have worked tirelessly to build a strong foundation for the club which has achieved impressive growth. The dedication of members has been rewarded by the ever improving performances at major national intervarsity tournaments throughout England, Scotland and France. Last year the team won the SUPA Summer National Novice Cup.