CCJ Golf Croquet Teams World Championship

Tier 1 - Johannesburg, Nov. 25-Dec. 2, 2012

Simon Williams report on the Irish Team's experience at the CCJ Golf Croquet Teams World Championship in South Africa. Now with photographs

Progress on new Cabinteely lawn

Work on drainage is in progress on the new croquet court at Cabinteely Park, undertaken by Dun Laoghaire / Rathdown County Council, with contractors Peter O Brien of Malahide. Se photos below.

News from Herbert Park Croquet Club

This year, 2012, Herbert Park Croquet Club celebrated its 25th birthday with
a party, and games, on the lawn. Currently there are 36 members including

WCF Coaching Week 2013.

The World Croquet Federation are running a week course in coaching and refereeing in spring 2013 near Brighton, England. This course can be subsidised by the WCF and by the CAI. Please consider attending this course to increase the number of qualified officials available to the CAI.

Waterville Tournament Report

On 6th & 7th October Waterville Lake Croquet Society held their first Tournament to celebrate the official opening of the club. This is the report, with photos, of the weekend from Marion O'Neill of the local club.

Robert Barklie wins Waterville Lake Tournament

Robert Barklie won the Inaugural Open Golf Croquet weekend on 6th and 7th October, beating Simon Williams 6-7, 7-5, 7-4. Their contrasting styles produced a very entertaining final.

The Inaugural CCJ WCF Golf Croquet World Teams Championship 2012

The Irish team selected for the above event is:
Ed CUNNINGHAM, Evan NEWELL, Patsy FITZGERALD, Fred ROGERSON, Simon WILLIAMS, Jack CLINGAN (Reserve).

The draw for the two blocks and Team labels is as follows:

Andrew Johnston European Croquet Champion 2012

European Croquet Championships 2012

Andrew Johnston from Newcastle Co. Wicklow rounded off an excellent season on the croquet lawns with a memorable win in the final of the European Championships.

Summer at Waterville Lake Croquet Society

Waterville Lake Croquet Society

Waterville Lake Croquet Society is up and running.
There is one brand new lawn and another lawn which is a converted putting green and they are having the Official Launch and first competitive Golf Croquet tournament on 6th/7th October.
Here are some photographs of play on these lawns during the summer ( in spite of very bad weather at times.)

 

 

  Just look at those views!

Ireland vs GB Match Report

Carrickmines , 1st-2nd September, 2012

This year’s match was held at Carrickmines (by kind permission of the Club) on 1st/2nd September, the first sunny weekend for a long time. The format consists of 15 contests (3 doubles and 12 singles – all best of 3 games). GB won the match 8:5

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