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TW 7th in the Southern Challenge

After two tough days in the heat at Southwick on pretty fast lawns, Dulwich were unbeaten and ran out easy winners again of the Simon Carter Cup (Simon is one of their team). The second placed team was Ryde with … Continue reading

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U league loss to Ramsgate

June started with another rather ignominious defeat, unhappily, 6-1 this time at home, some players feeling somewhat under-bisqued!! At least, the threatened thunderstorms failed to appear. Results: Alex Jardine (2.5) and Jeff Chapman (12) lost to Tony Mockett (4.5) and … Continue reading

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Crescent Road Car Park restricted access

“Day time use of Crescent Road Car Park, Royal Tunbridge Wells is being restricted to permit holders only from Tuesday 29 May. “The restriction which applies Monday to Friday, 8 am until 6pm, until further notice, will allow larger areas … Continue reading

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Kent improves at the Inter-Counties!

Tunbridge Wells provided four players for the Kent team this year (Jon Diamond, Jolyon Creasey, John Greenwood and Alex Jardine) for the annual CA Association Croquet Inter-Counties event. This Doubles competition was held over the last four days at Southwick … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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