Rundle Cup day at Tedworth Polo Club

Rundle Cup day at Tedworth Polo Club

Published by Mike Draper at 4:30am 13th July 2019.

The prestigious event, which traditionally attracts famous faces and even royalty, is taking place at the venue in Tidworth.

  • Rundle Cup today Saturday 13 July 2019
  • Gates open at 10am
  • It's at Tedworth Polo Club (formally Tidworth Polo Club), Tedworth Park, Tidworth, SP9 7AH

The town's polo ground has been renamed and rebranded.

The Hackett is a highlight at the annual Rundle Cup competition
The Hackett is a highlight at the annual Rundle Cup competition

Another fun fuelled line-up of polo matches is planned, along with charity races, the REME parachute display team, the Royal Marine Band of Collingwood, a shopping village, Champagne and Pimms bars, British Polo Gin and of course the main event, The Hackett Army against the Royal Navy. The games start at midday with a celebrity charity match in aid of INSPIRE.

The event could draw a crowd of around 5,000 to 6,000 people.

WHAT IS THE RUNDLE CUP?

  • It's the annual Army vs Royal Navy polo match
  • The 2019 match between the two teams will start at 4.30pm
A marching band performs on the field at the 2018 Rundle Cup competition. Music and entertainment is provided by the armed forces at the annual event in Tidworth
Music and entertainment is provided by the armed forces at the annual Rundle Cup event in Tidworth

Tedworth Polo Club This is one of the country's oldest clubs. Since 1907 it was known as the home of military polo, and is set in the grounds of Tedworth Park. Today it's regarded as the country's leading low goal club.

RUNDLE CUP: SPECTATOR ENTRY FEES

  • Cars: £25.00 per car if pre paid or £30 on the gate
  • Mini Bus: £90.00
  • Coach: £180.00
  • Pedestrians: £5.00 per person
  • Reception tickets to attend the Hackett Marquee after the event: £20.00 per person
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