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 4 June
Quarter-finals
by 25 July
Semi-finals
by 17 September
Final
7 October
Winner
[5 clubs]    
[2 clubs]    
Colchester  
Bristol

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 4 June
2nd Round
by 16 July
Quarter-finals
by 20 August
Semi-finals
by 24 September
Final
6 October
Winner
[6 clubs]      
  Pinchbeck Watford
7-0 (report)
 
  Watford
  Colchester Colchester
4-3 (report)
  Newport
  Letchworth      
  Wrest Park
[2 clubs]  
[3 clubs]  

The Longman Cup

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

1st round
by 4 June
2nd round
by 16 July
Quarter-finals
by 20 August
Semi-finals
6 October
Final
7 October
Winner
[8 clubs]      
Newport      
Nottingham
Wrest Park Enfield
5-2 (report)
Enfield
Watford    
Letchworth
  Colchester
[14 clubs]  

The Secretary's Shield

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

1st round
by 11 June
Quarter-finals
by 23 July
Semi-finals
by 3 September
Final
by 8 October
Winner
High Wycombe        
Watford
  Bath
[2 clubs]  
[4 clubs]  

GC Golf Croquet

The GC Inter-Club

Level play games. No handicap restrictions.

Preliminary
Round
by 13 May
1st Round
by 10 June
Quarter-finals
by 15 July
Semi-finals
by 26 August
Final
22 September
Winner
[9 clubs]    
[4 clubs]    
  Letchworth    
  Hunstanton
  Northampton  
[2 clubs] Croquet Durham

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.

Prelim round
by 13 May
1st round
by 10 June
Quarter-finals
by 15 July
Semi-finals
by 26 August
Final
by 30 September
Winner
[5 clubs]      
[3 clubs]    
Wrest Park Hunstanton
5-1 (report)
 
Hunstanton
  Tyneside
  Leighton Linslade      
[2 clubs] High Wycombe
[3 clubs]  
  Watford    
[2 clubs] Camerton
[3 clubs]