England win 35th Home Internationals

A depleted Irish team travelled to Surbiton Croquet Club in London to attempt to defend their 2013 Home Internationals title on the 14/15th of June. Ireland were left fielding a four-person team after some withdrawals, but were brought up to the full contingent of five for the final match against Scotland thanks to the appearance of Charlie Von Schmieder on the Sunday.

Irish Championships Application Form available

The entry form for the Croquet Championships of Ireland 2014 is now available. It will be played a Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club from 2nd to 9th August. All croquet players are encouraged to enter and there competitions for all levels. Although the main competitions are Association Croquet there will be a Golf Croquet competition during the week to ensure there is something for everyone.
Do enter and play this year and also come along to see the top Irish players in action.
Application forms can be downloaded from the link above in the special enemy's box of from

Dublin Championships Report 2014

The Championships of County Dublin were held at Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club held on the 30th May to the 2nd June 2014.
A large crowd of croquet supporters came along to the presentation of the trophies and prizes after a wonderful 4 day croquet event. The weather was kind with no rain over the four days and two particular warm days on Friday and Saturday.
Read on here or see the full report with photos at www.croquetireland.com/cai/docs/CoDublinReport2014.pdf

Ireland win 2014 World Team Championships Tier 2.1

The 2014 World Team Championships Tier 2.1 were kindly hosted by Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis club between the 12-th and 17th of May. The event consisted of four nations, fielding teams of 4 players, playing a round robin of 2-day Test matches with 2x doubles matches and 4x singles. The Irish team of Simon Williams, Danny Johnston (C), Nathaniel Healy and Patsy Fitzgerald began playing against a Scottish team reduced to three by injury. Ireland eventually came through as comfortable 4-1 winners. In the course of this match Patsy sustained an injury to his wrist playing Campbell Morrison and was replaced by Evan Newall for the subsequent matches.

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

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