Canoe Polo is one of the most competitive forms of canoeing and combines canoeing with hand-ball skills. It’s an exciting contact sport, which relies as much upon teamwork, as it does on the speed and agility of its players. Since the sports inception in 1970 it has grown in popularity and is now played throughout the world, both professionally and for exercise.
A World Series championship refers to a tournament where teams and players from around the world compete in a series of matches. Other tournaments may be based on region, competed in by the best teams of a specific country.
The South Grafton Cup is run over a distance of 1600 metres, and carries a prize of 50,000 dollars. It is one of the important races run during the carnival hosted annually in the town of Grafton by the Clarence River Jockey Club. There will be the usual fashion competitions on the Cup day, with lots of live music and other entertainments designed to appeal to the local population as well as the crowds of visitors that flock to the town of Grafton every winter. There will be plans to cater for larger groups of visitors, and any business wishing to have their private marquee for the races. Continue reading