Entry Forms for Dublin and Irish Championships

Championship of Co. Dublin 2013: 31st May- 3rd June
This open tournament is in its 105th year. Events for players of all standards. Lunch & tea available each day. Entry form at this link: http://www.carrickmines.com/userfiles/file/database/CoDublin2013.pdf
Championship of Ireland 2013: 3rd - 10th August
The entry form for the Championships of Ireland is at:

TV Report of World Golf Team Championships SA.

A professional 26 minute TV program was made about the recent World Team Golf Croquet Championships in South Africa.

It gives a very good report on the event and also serves as a good introduction to the intricacies of the game. Enjoy spotting our Irish team in action.

Our lads Down Under

A report from Danny Johnston about the experiences of himself and Ciaran Murphy as they travel through New Zealand playing croquet in championship matches there. This episode: Doubles in Christchurch.

New Zealand Golf Croquet Nationals – Player’s report

A report on his experiences in the New Zealand National Golf Championships by Ciaran Murphy. He describes his experiences in the doubles and his success in reaching the final of the singles championship. Well done Ciaran.

Kieran Murphy reaches finals of NZ National GC

Kieran Murphy began his New Zealand croquet endeavours in style by reaching the finals of the NZ Nationals. Beating two of the highly successful Kiwi test team in the knockout, he was eventually defeated by former U-21 World Champion Duncan Dixon.
For link to results click title above

Christmas Greetings

The CAI would like to wish all our members and friends a Very Happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year.
We would especially like to wish Harry Johnston, one of our stalwarts, a full and speedy recovery from his recent illness as he recovers in hospital. We are sure all our members and friends from abroad will join us in these good wishes.

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.

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