Author Archives: Jon Diamond

Autumn Maintenance Closing

We’re now planning on closing for our Autumn Maintenance (20 tons of top-dressing etc. by Judges) on 25th September. It is possible this could vary by a few days, as it’s dependent on the weather – being dry is helpful. … Continue reading

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Final competitions finished with Bruce Edwards winning four

With all this good weather we haven’t had any problems with completing the matches.The final match completed today and the final results were: Kitching Rose Bowl Lister FIELDING beat Bruce EDWARDS 7-6, 2-7, 7-4 Hunter Plate Bruce EDWARDS beat John GREENWOOD … Continue reading

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Finals Day report

Despite family events reducing the number of competition finals that could take place on Sunday we did manage four. The results were: Golf Doubles Lister FIELDING & Jane SMITH beat Darren LEVETT & Gill LEVETT 7-5, 6-7, 7-6 Golf High … Continue reading

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John Greenwood releases Handicap calculator app

It is sometimes difficult to determine the number of extra turns/bisques to be given in Golf or Association Handicap games and also the number of Index points to be exchanged at the end of a level-play game, so John has … Continue reading

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Barney wins our One Ball

Our much delayed heat of the CA Charity One Ball event took place on Sunday with 6 participants in very humid conditions. Lawns fast and require much more water from heavens… Everyone won at least one game and lost at … Continue reading

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Phil Dunk wins our inaugural AC 14-pointer

This is the first year that we’ve had the short form 14-point Association Croquet events in the South East Federation, intended to be 6 events shared between Sussex County and ourselves. Of course, Covid-19 has caused this monthly schedule to … Continue reading

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Club News

Due to demand we’re moving our club session on Wednesday pm to the morning, starting at 10am Our Introduction to Croquet courses next week are nearly full with 14 out of the 15 places taken. Our first competitive competition, an … Continue reading

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Courier greets our return!

The Kent & Sussex Courier welcomes us back:

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We’re back and recruiting!

After a pause to evaluate our Covid-19 opening policy (our members have been playing for a couple of weeks now) we’ve decided that we can now start allowing non-members to enjoy the benefits of playing croquet. This will start with … Continue reading

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Competitive play and coaching restarts!

Having had a couple of weeks of general social play, with bookings organised via our WhatsApp group, we’ve moved on to some competitive stuff. With the current Government guidelines restricting us to 6 players in a group we started out … Continue reading

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