World Team Championships Carrickmines 12th-17th May

The World Team Championships begins on Monday the 12th of May and continues until Saturday the 17th.
Being played in the wonderful settings of Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club, the event consists of a series of 2-day "mini" Tests, played between teams of 4, consisting of 1 round of doubles and 1 round of singles with a tie breaker round to be played if the scores are level.

The Irish Team would love to see support out in force, please come and see some top class croquet players in action.

Waterville Lake Golf Croquet Doubles Tournament May 2014.

Waterville Lake Croquet Society Golf Croquet Doubles Tournament May 2014.

On a drizzly afternoon members gathered together with a few guests at the idyllic lake site court to contest the doubles plate. The rain saw the surprisingly early exit of the title holders of The Consolation America Doubles, the club secretary Hugh O’Neill and his partner.

Croquet Championship of Co.Dublin 2014

Entries are invited for the Croquet Championship of Co.Dublin which will be held from 30th May until 2nd June 2014. Closing date for entries is 21st May.

Norwegian Open date change

The date of the Norwegian Open GC Championships has been changed to 23rd - 24th August 2014. Latest entry is now 1st July and all other details are as previous post.

Ireland team for World Team Championships, Dublin, May 12-17th

The Ireland team for World Team Championships in Dublin in May 12-17th is
Simon Williams, Danny Johnston (Captain), Patsy Fitzgerald, Nathaniel Healy.

The CAI selectors wish the team the very best in their preparations and the event itself.

CAI selectors

Ireland will face South Africa, Scotland, and current champions Wales in three 2-day matches from the 12th-17th of May in Carrickmines.

Invitation to Norwegian Open Golf Croquet

An invitation has been received from the president of the Norwegian Croquet Association to compete in their Open Golf Championship.
This will be held from the 16th to 17th of August, 2014 at Hurum Golf Course.
Click Read more.. to view the full content of the invitation

New Zealand win MacRobertson Shield

New Zealand have won the MacRobertson Shield for the 4th time since the tournaments instigation in 1925. They have wrested the trophy from the English team for the first time in many years, defeating the USA and Australia along the way. This triumph sets up the next tier event to be held in Carrickmines in May, where the Irish team will hope to claim the World Team Champions title from their Welsh counterparts who took the honours in 2010.
More details of the MacRobertson Shield tests can be found here: ,

WCF over 50s & Women's World Championships 2014

The World Croquet Federation will hold an over-50s Golf Croquet World Championship and a Women's Golf Croquet World Championship, both in Cairo, next October and November, respectively. Any Irish players considering playing in these events please tell the Honorary Secretary soon, so that the C.A.I. can apply for an appropriate number of places in these events. Use the e-mail

New Treasurer

Gerard Osborne Burke is the new Honorary Treasurer of the C.A.I., and subscriptions for 2014 (or even 2013) should be sent to him, in care of Carrickmines Croquet & Lawn Tennis Club, Glenamuck Road, N

England Retain MCWeeney Trophy

The annual match between CAI and the English CA took place last weekend (28/29 September) at Carrickmines, with Nathaniel Healy captain of the Irish side and Paul Rigge non playing captain of the English. The usual format for these matches was adhered to, with a mixture of doubles and singles under the advanced rules. Temperatures were high and the sun shone but were of little help to the Irish. By lunchtime on Saturday all three doubles games had been lost Two rounds of singles then followed and the day ended with the score at 10-5 in favour of the visitors.

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