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By Kim Croutear Felix vs. Trewsbury Farm Another close fought Bledisloe Warwickshire Cup match ensued today between two Cirencester home sides; Charlie Gordon-Watson’s Felix and Satnam Dhillon’s Trewsbury Farm. Level-pegging their way through the first half it looked as though the game could go either way, Felix crept into the lead in the second however with the impressive combination of Guillermo Tarrera’s play-making and James Beim’s relentless scoring, securing the final 11 - 8 victory. It was Beim infact who scored the full quota of Felix goals in the first half; firstly leveling Trewsbury’s handicap start, dribbling it around the defence and slotting it through. Soon after he escaped from the line out to make it 2-1 to Felix. Trewsbury answered however to level it once again with an impressive near-side under the neck shot from Dhillon just bouncing off the post, Cuitino ensured it was not a wasted effort though; quickly picking up the rebound and putting it through. A melee on the goal line at the end of the first chukka came off well for Felix, making it 3-2 on the hooter. Beim continued on a roll in the second with a fantastic lofted cut shot soaring over the Trewsury defence and finding the posts. He also converted a 40 yard penalty stretching the Felix lead. Trewsbury returned the compliment however with Cuitino securing a penalty for them also. The equivalent retaliations continued through the third chukka, Felix always just having the upper hand though, finishing up with a 9 - 5 lead at half -time. The second half of the game yielded few goals in comparison. A Coutino penalty was saved on the line, nearly made its way to goal again but was eventually put through - third time lucky - by Manolo Fernandez Llorente. Terrara stormed out of the line out soon after however playing tennis with the bouncing ball and went all the way leaving it 10 - 6 at the end of the fourth. Both teams were held scoreless in the fifth, Manolo managed to pick up one more goal on the board for Trewsbury, it wasn’t to be enough though: 11 - 8 to Felix the final score. Halcyon Gallery vs. Godolphin George Hanbury’s thus far unbeaten Halcyon Gallery took on HH Sheika Maitha M Rashid Al Maktoum’s Godolphin Polo Team in front of a substantial Friday afternoon crowd in the beautiful Cirencester Park on the recently renamed Earl’s Ground at Peddington. Two big operations and one Heguy brother apiece, the two teams had a lot in common as they lined up in the Gloucestershire sunshine. It was Eduardo’s side Halcyon Gallery who were to win the sibling rivalry though, beating brother Nachi’s team 11 goals to 8; a recurring theme in the tournament’s score-lines of the day! Godolphin’s 19 Goal team had a one goal handicap start, George Hanbury leveled things out again however picking up a bouncing ball and opening the account for Halcyon Gallery. Nachi finds the posts not long after with an on-target backhand regaining Godolphin’s lead. A penalty apiece notch the scores up to 3-2 to Godolphin at the end of the second chukka. Halcyon Gallery draw level again with a spot hit and soon after find themselves in the lead for the first time; Eduardo Heguy’s pony kicking the ball free of a melee for him to run onto, carry to goal and hit a huge under the neck shot on target for Pelon Stirling to finish on the line. American 8 Goaler Nicholas Roldan soon levels proceedings again however and furthermore takes Godolphin back into the lead with undoubtedly the goal of the game so far; picking up three consecutive bouncing volleys on the off-side he finally sends the ball high and on target with a massive near-side under the neck cut shot to finish. Eduardo Heguy puts through a 30 yard penalty to once again draw the two sides level. Halcyon Gallery just grab the lead before the hooter goes for half time with a fantastic pick up by Pelon Stirling from Heguy, another bouncing ball this time around waist height is controlled and carried on towards goal with another near side under the neck shot to finish. An on target 40 yard penalty from Eduardo Heguy is the only goal in the fourth, Halcyon Gallery’s tally creeping up on the score board. The fifth chukka definitely belonged to Halcyon Gallery; their victory being sealed in the period. Goals came in quick succession first from George Hanbury as he picked up the pieces of previous attempts. Ali Paterson came into his own in the fifth as well being in a perfect position to pick up the ball and put it through after both Heguy brothers rode each other off over the top of it. Eduardo also converted a great 40 yard penalty to make it 10 - 5. George Hanbury was in the right place once more to pick up what Paterson and Stirling had started leaving it a convincing 11 goals to 5 at the end of the fifth. Godolphin held Halcyon scoreless and began an impressive come-back in the sixth; a stylish nearside under the neck shot from Nachi finding the posts first. Garberini found Nachi soon after who hit a very long range on target shot to close the gap further. The flourish was too little too late however as the final hooter went at 11 goals to 8. Halcyon Gallery take on the unbeaten Black Bears next on Thursday 9th.