The Bryan Morrison Trophy - Test Match

The Arena Polo Test Match, officially called the Bryan Morrison Trophy, returns to Hickstead each spring. Make sure you are in the crowd, and experience one of the highlights of the global winter polo season. Rally together your fellow polo fans and head to Hickstead for an unbeatable winter day out, and enjoy a drink on our clubhouse viewing deck as you are treated to the spectacle of fierce, world-class polo action unfolding in the arena below you.


The Arena Polo Test Match for the Bryan Morrison Trophy returns to the All England Polo Club, Hickstead, on Saturday 4 March. 

England will face a team from the Commonwealth as they bid to win the Bryan Morrison Trophy, the Arena Polo International Test Match at Hickstead, for the third year in a row.

Captaining England this year will be 8-goaler Jonny Good, who is joined by Harold Hodges (6) and Adolfo Casabal (7). On the Commonwealth team, Jamie Morrison (7) takes up the role of Captain, alongside players Ryan Pemble (8) and Mikey Henderson (6).

With the handicap of both teams at 21-goals, both sides will start with a clean sheet –and polo fans look set to be treated to an evenly-matched exciting game of Arena Polo. 

With the 12-goal challenge match held before the Bryan Morrison Trophy, polo fans can watch two top-class games of arena polo for just £5 per ticket.

Lining up for the match this year are Hedonism Wines (Evgeny Chichvarkin, Royston Prisk and Seb Dawnay) against Four Quarters (Simon Arber, Josh Clover and Richard Le Poer). 

A post-match luncheon will also take place following the Test Match for players and supporters, with tickets costing an additional £49.50 for those wishing to attend.

The Polo Clubhouse will be open throughout the day, offering a range of refreshments, while the Clubhouse viewing platform offers an unrivalled view of the Arena.

Gates open at 10.30am. 

Buy tickets online here.


Provisional timetable 2017

10:30am   Gates Open
11:30am   12-Goal Challenge 
1:00pm     Prize Presentation
1:30pm     Arena Polo Test Match for the Bryan Morrison Trophy
3:30pm     Prize Presentation: The Bryan Morrison Trophy
4:00pm     Luncheon

Tickets are on sale now - click here for the box office.

Read the 2016 match report here.

Press coverage of the 2016 Test Match

West Sussex Gazette 


Watch the players in action here

Sponsorship & Trade Exhibitor Opportunities

The Arena Polo Test Match brings some excellent brand exposure and exhibition opportunities, from team shirt sponsorship to trade space and on-site advertising, so please do get in touch for more information. Please click here to read more about sponsorship at Hickstead.

For further information on any of the above, please click here to email the Polo Secretary, or call her on +44 (0)1273 834 315.




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