Yearly Archives: 2018

Internal competition results updated

Also some changes to both Association and Golf High Bisquers competitions.

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Jon Diamond in Southport

Southport Croquet club is close to the sea, which is wonderful but does mean that the lawns are sometimes below high tide. Given the wet winter we had this led to their 5 main lawns being under water much of … Continue reading

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A league loss to Surbiton

Played on the day before the FA Cup Final, this was not so much Chelsea v Man Utd, more like Chelsea v Maidstone Utd as the anticipated 6-nil loss displayed. Only Mick in the afternoon got anywhere near our better-ranked … Continue reading

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National Croquet Day report

After a slow start on Sunday due to a damp night, but a dry if cloudy early morning, we had 19 visitors including two family groups whom we are hopeful may join. We has a good turn out of Club … Continue reading

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Barney semi-finalist at the CA One Ball

Barney won our heat for the CA Charity One Ball event earlier this year (on Opening Day) and so went to the National Final, held at Surbiton last Sunday. He had a great day and did better than any of … Continue reading

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Stephen Hadfield wins

Nine players came to our first AC One-day of the year, four visitors and five home, including Martin Lester visiting from Oxford.  With a mixture of all options being played (Handicap, Advanced and AH) in a flexible Swiss format, the … Continue reading

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Alex Jardine second in Sussex B-level Challenge

Alex picked up second place in the Sussex County B-level Challenge at the weekend. Four players won 4/5, three who had done the usual “he-beat-her-beat-me-beat-him” and one who had won his 4 amongst those who had lost in the first … Continue reading

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Match v Woking cancelled

The forecast heavy rain and wind and cold forced the cancellation of our match today. Sadly this made the cake go past its best by date:

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Other croquet news

Some other croquet sites provide a news feed and we’ve consolidated all  those that we can find in the South East, plus the Croquet Association. Click on the link on the right halfway down any page on our site or … Continue reading

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Robert Alexander wins the Kent Cup (AC)

Thanks goodness the heat had gone! The hottest April day in 70 years was just two days ago and the weather for this event on 21st/22nd April at Tunbridge Wells was perfect. Unfortunately the lawns were not really fast enough … Continue reading

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