South Africa will play England for the Coronation Cup at Guards Polo Club in Windsor Great Park on 22 July as part of the Hurlingham Polo Association’s (HPA) International Polo Day.

The Coronation Cup was first contested in 1911 to commemorate the coronation of King George V and has become the showcase match of the English polo season.

England, having won against New Zealand in 2010 and Brazil in 2011, will be looking for a hat-trick in 2012.

Tickets go on sale on 1 April at

This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (16 February 2012)