Summer lawns are set

Here’s Colin and Tony in a classic “When I nod my head, you hit it!” pose. Lawns 1, 2 and 3 were re-set this morning. All we need now is some Summer!

New website launched

On 11th March 2024 we launched our new-look website. This site has all our old features plus…

  • 2024 club calendar including all playing sessions , competitions, matches and social events
  • A members’ area for viewing match results, a directory of all registered members, committee minutes, membership rates etc.
  • Improved information for visitors, beginners’ courses, club sessions and open days
  • All our monthly newsletters
  • More content and more pictures

Finals’ Day

The club finals day was held on 30th September, followed by a Barbecue

Finalists and results…

AC Handicap David 18 – 3 Mark

GC Level Singles Colin 7 – 3 Jon

AC Short Croquet Simon 14 – 12 Mo

GC High handicap Singles Julie 7 – 4 Peter

GC Handicap Singles Phil 7 – 5 Mark

GC Level Doubles Mo & Tony 7 – 3 Sandra & Robin

GC Handicap Doubles Colin & Simon 7 – 3 Mo & Jonathon

Andy Loakes wins in Budleigh

On Budleigh’s perfect lawns, and after two hard fought days of competition (with a mere 9 games played on the Sunday), Andy won the Budleigh Open, this time triumphing over Tim Russell to whom he had lost a few weeks before. Here’s Andy receiving the trophy from the tournament manager, Jonathan Powe.

Old Men in Sussex

Andy and Colin were selected for the Veterans’ GC Championship in Southwick (East Sussex). After three full days of croquet, Colin won the plate competition while Andy beat several highly ranked players to progress to the final where he was narrowly beaten by Tim Russell of Roehampton Club.

Bs narrowly lose at W-S-M

The Bs went to WSM yesterday and after a hard fought competition came away 11-9 down. The score went 9-9 and the last two games decided the day. The team has had a hard fought season with three away games. Three cheers for the Bs