ARCHIVES

ARCHIVES

National Club Competitions
by year:

The Croquet Association runs six national championships in which some EACF members clubs participate. The subsections of the national draws in which EACF member clubs participate are shown below, with the EACF member clubs and their results shown in bold red. For the full national draws and archives of previous years see the Croquet Association website.

All competitions comprise 1-day matches with teams of 4.

AC Association Croquet

The Inter-Club Championship

The top club championship. No handicap restrictions.

1st round
by 14 June
Quarter-finals
by 19 July
Semi-finals
by 23 Aug
Final
4 Sep
Winner
  Cheltenham Woking
4-3 (report)
  Woking Woking
w/o
  Hurlingham Colchester
5-2
(report)
  Colchester

The Mary Rose

B-level Advanced games for handicaps
0 and above. The team's aggregate handicap must also be at least 4.

1st round
by 13 July
Quarter-finals
by 10 Aug
Semi-finals
by 14 Sep
Final
3 Oct
Winner
Letchworth Letchworth
4-1
(report)
Bowdon
w/o
Wrest Park
4-2
(report)
Surbiton
4-2 (report)
Northampton
Colchester Bowdon
4-3 (report)
Bowdon
  Pinchbeck Wrest Park
4-3
(report)
Sussex Wrest Park
7-0
(report)
Wrest Park
  Surbiton

The Longman Cup

Handicap games, handicaps between 3 and 20. The team's aggregate handicap must also be at least 24.

1st round
by 29 Jun
2nd round
by 31 Jul
Quarter-finals
by 14 Sep
Semi-finals
3 Oct
Final
4 Oct
Winner
Watford Watford
7-0
(report)
Watford
5-2
(report)
Watford
5-2
(report)
Watford
6-1
(report)
Reigate
5-2 (report)
Shrewsbury
Bristol Bristol
w/o
Letchworth
Edgbaston Hunstanton
w/o
Colchester
3-4
(report)
Hunstanton
Kenilworth Colchester
5-2
(report)
Colchester
  Bowdon
  Reigate Reigate
4-3
  High Wycombe High Wycombe
5-2 (report)
Enfield Hurlingham
5-2 (report)
East Dorset
5-2 (report)
Hurlingham
  East Dorset

The Secretary's Shield

Played by the winners of the previous year's regional leagues. Handicap games, maximum handicap 20.

1st round
by 15 June
Quarter-finals
by 30 July
Semi-finals
by 31 Aug
Final
by 5 Oct
Winner
  Bowdon Oxford
4-3 (report)
  Oxford Oxford
5-2 (report)
  St. Albans Huddersfield
(report)
  Huddersfield

 

GC Golf Croquet

The GC Inter-Club

Level play games. No handicap restrictions.

1st round
by 31 May
Quarter-finals
by 19 July
Semi-finals
by 23 Aug
Final
26 Sept
Winner
  Ashby Ashby
5-2 (report)
Ashby
4-2 (report)
Watford Hunstanton
5-1
(report)
Letchworth
4-2
(report)
Hunstanton
  Letchworth
  Surbiton

The GC Inter-Club
Shield (The Murphy Shield)

Teams of 4, level play games. One player may have a minimum handicap of 2, the others must be higher, and the team's aggregate handicap must also be at least 12.

Preliminary
Round
by 17 May
1st Round
by 14 June
Quarter-finals
by 19 July
Semi-finals
by 23 Aug
Final
by 4 Oct
Winner
  Ashby Nottingham
4-3 (report)
Nottingham
5-2 (report)
  Nottingham Nottingham
w/o
Hunstanton Hunstanton
4-2
(report)
Enfield
4-2
(report)
Watford
  Enfield
  Hamptworth Phyllis Court
6-1 (report)
  Leighton Linslade Phyllis Court
4-3 (report)
Phyllis Court
4-3 (report)
  Phyllis Court
  Guildford