Report of USA vs Irl Invitational Match

A four strong Irish team travelled to face the USA in Nantucket between the 19th and 23rd of August. The team comprised Danny Johnston (C), Patsy Fitzgerald, Evan Newell and Nathaniel Healy and faced a strong American team including former MacRobertson Shield players Jeff Soo and Rich Lamm and previous Carter cup members Dave Bent and Wayne Davies.
That match was played in idyllic surroundings of the Westmoor Club thanks to the Trojan work of club pro Wayne Davies in organising and coordinating. Photos by Danny (Irl Capt.)

Ireland vs USA Invitational Match

There is an invitational match between USA and Ireland being played on 20th to 23rd August.
Score details can be seen at CroquetScores

Irish Golf croquet Championship 12/13 Sept

The Irish Golf croquet Championship will be held at Carrickmines C&LTC on 12/13 September.
Enter now by email to There will be championship and doubles draws and a handicap plate. Please state if you can also play on the evening of Friday, 11th September, as the event is already well-subscribed and will be busy. Entry fee: 20 Euro. Manager: Simon Williams.
Pay your Entry Fee at

Handicap Reductions

Handicap Reductions following The Irish Championships
1-8 August 2015

Congratulations (or commiserations) to the following Players on their new handicaps.

Open Championship of Ireland results

The results of the Open Croquet Championships of Ireland are as follows.

Singles Championship of Ireland:
Winner: Andrew Johnston,
Runner-up: Danny Johnston.

Evan's printable results in pdf format here or Read more

Irish Team to play GB

The Irish team to play against GB is
Danny Johnston (C)
Simon Williams
Patsy Fitzgerald
Charlie von Schmieder
Evan Newell
Jack Clingan.

New CAI Committee elected.

The recent AGM of the Croquet Association of Ireland elected the following as the committee to serve for the next year.

Richard Assaf - Chairman
Daniel Bennett - Treasurer
Frank Martin - Secretary
Paddy Furey
Joe McGowan - President
Simon Williams
Nathaniel Healy.

News, Photos and Timetables Irish Open

Links to photos, Timetables and News from the Irish Open 2015 as these become available

Link to Draws and results on

2015 Irish Open Championships Day 1
Link to 2015 Irish Open Gallery

Jane Morrison competing in Women's World AC Championships

This week ( 25th July to 1st August ) Jane Morrison is competing in the Women's World AC Championships ( being held in Nottingham, England. The photo below shows her at the opening ceremony being introduced to the Lord-Lieutenant of Nottingham with the Sheriff of Nottingham (Councillor Mohammed Saghir) in the background.

Entries for WCF AC World Championships

The 2016 W.C.F. Association Croquet World Championship will be held at the National Croquet Center (“NCC”), West Palm Beach, Florida from Saturday, 16 April to Sunday, 24 April 2016. The Event Capacity will be 80.
A Qualifying Tournament will be held at the NCC from Monday 11 April to Thursday 14 April 2016.

Anyone wishing to play in this should make their name known to the C.A.I. Secretary by the 15th of August.

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