Terms 1 and 4 (Summer)

Practices take place at two venues in North Canterbury. A College van will transport players on Wednesdays.

Boys need to be able to trot and canter with confidence.

College teams play in the Canterbury and South Island Schools’ Polo Tournament in March and December. There is also a College vs Old Boys match in November.

Master-in-Charge: Monique Ellis-Martin – Venue: Waireka Farm (Sefton)
Training: Monday (North Hagley grounds) and Wednesday (Sefton)
Uniform: Riding boots, trousers and College rugby jersey

Recent Success


  • Part of the championship team at the final tournament of the season at Waireka Polo Farm
  • Two members of the national School Squad, named by New Zealand Polo


  • Two players selected for the NZ School Team to tour Boston
  • Two players selected for the SI U21 team to play against NSW in NSW, Australia


  • South Island School Polo Championships – A grade champions

Polo Coaching Staff

Staff Monique Ellis Martin 1168 SQ

Monique Ellis-Martin