Author Archives: Mark Gillett

Penguins Win

Big congratulations to our Penguin Polo Team who won their league and a massive trophy (see enclosed) at the international Canoe Polo Tournament in Belgium over the wee kend August 19/20 2017. http://www.de-paddel.be/tournament-1-en The team included Simon Pearson (our Chairman), Adrian Clancy (Club secretary), James Putterill, Mike Sims, George Lungley, Zachary Gillett, Tommy Hewlett, and… Read More »

Polo Taster Session

Ten members attended our Club’s Polo Taster last night at the Bristol Canoe Polo Pitch. Thanks to all for attending.  I hope everyone likes our new marketing initiative too…. For those unable to attend, the Polo Guys have a regular session on Wednesday from 6-30pm.  Come and along and have a go…..

Results from Div 3 central on Feb 25th 2017

The Pitbulls had a very successful third tournament beating 3 teams above them in the league and a narrow defeat by the league Champions Cherwell. Congratulations to Cherwell for winning the league and good luck to our fellow Penguins for a play off spot.

Polo – South West Div 2 – November 21st, 2016

The “cream” of Bristol’s Polo players reformed into a single team for the annual South West League – Div 2.  Three wins and two draws should see us second in the league.  Brilliant polo location at Millfield School.

Club welcomes new Polo Players

Bristol Canoe Club welcomes all new members and polo players of all abilities. Our canoe polo sessions are now running in Bristol South swimming pool on Dean Lane in Bedminster from 8-45pm each Wednesday until May 2017. We have a range of Club polo boats and kit so come along and try out this exciting… Read More »

A perfect whitewater trip?

So where do you go in August to kayak brilliant consistent Grade 3 water (its dam released), in the sun, avoid car shuttles, while being surrounded by beautiful green forests? Answer – take up Dave Hill’s invitation to the National White Water Centre on the River Tryweryn near Bala. Having never paddled this river I… Read More »

Canoe Polo Training – Wednesdays

Bristol Canoe Club run their summer polo training at the CPFA Outdoor Pitch at the Cumberland Basin in central Bristol from 6-30pm every Wednesday. Both Club and Non-Members are welcome to come along and join in. More details available from polo-enquiries@bristolcanoeclub.org.uk.

Mini Polo Tournament

Bristol Canoe Club ran a Mini Canoe Polo tournament at Bristol’s Polo Pitch in the Cumberland Basin on Sunday July 23rd 2016. The teams consisted of two teams from Cardiff, the Bristol Penguins, a scratch Bristol Pitbulls and a University team. Congratulations to Cardiff B for winning the tournament. Great weather contributed to a really… Read More »