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POLO

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Australia v. The Army
A running commentary on the last five chukkas of the match by Major G. Phipps-Homby from Hurlingham
Australia is represented by a team known as Goulbum, which this year consists of four brothers-R. R. Ashton, P. S. K. Ashton, J. Ashton , and G. Ashton , and a fifth man in R. Skene. As this is a representative match against the Army (the Army side has been selected by the Army Polo Association), they have the permission of the Australian Polo Council to play as representing Australia, and the four brothers will turn out.
There have been other instances of four brothers playing a match together, but seldom, if ever, can four brothers have played together for the last eight or ten years, as the Ashtons have. They visited England in 1930, and America in the same year ; and they have frequently won the Championship in Australia. For the rest of the season they will appear in the Open Cups at Hurlingham, Ranelagh, and Roehampton as ' Goulburn ', but they will play as Australia in the contest for the Empire Cup, here in July.

Contributors

Unknown: Major G. Phipps-Homby
Unknown: J. Ashton
Unknown: G. Ashton
Unknown: R. Skene.

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