Hurlingham 1875 (Henbury Polo/Noon Giraffe) Capture Second Victory in Duke of Sutherland Cup

In their second game of the 2021 Duke of Sutherland Cup, Hurlingham 1875 (Henbury Polo/Noon Giraffe) remained undefeated after the 6-4 victory over Black Bears on the Ambersham 1 field at Cowdray Park Polo Club.

The first team to two wins in the tournament, Hurlingham 1875 (Henbury Polo/Noon Giraffe) survived a persistent Black Bears offense that outshot them 15-8 by converting their chances from the penalty line. Black Bears had their opportunities to win in their tournament debut but converted just 27% of their shots at goal while failing to convert on any of their three penalty shot attempts. Displaying an organized attack that consistently produced chances at goal, it was only Black Bears inconsistency that kept them from challenging Hurlingham 1875 (Henbury Polo/Noon Giraffe) in the late stages of the game. Julian de Lusarreta and Charlie Hanbury combined for five of the six goals for Hurlingham 1875 (Henbury Polo/Noon Giraffe) to lead their attack, while they solved their early shooting struggles in the final chukka, receiving goals from Hanbury and Hugo Taylor to capture the 6-4 victory.