Introducing…the First Great Western team!
From left to right -
James Harper (Handicap 7 goals)
One of six England squad players, James Harper currently plays for his team Golden Falcon near Windsor. He has just returned from playing a test match against Argentina for England in Chester. Currently at the top of his game, James is one of the UK’s highest handicapped players.
Andrew Blake Thomas (Handicap 5 goals)
Professional polo player and younger brother of Richard, Andrew is a former England international. A firm favourite with the Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach crowd due to his impressive eye for goal. Andrew currently plays for patrons in the UK and abroad.
Andy Burgess (Handicap 2 goals)
Following a career as a professional player around the world, Andy now runs South West Polo near Wadebridge, teaching polo to novices, training horses and developing the sport of polo in the region. Andy has been involved with Polo on the Beach since its inception and organises the players and ponies for the event.