Period Croquet at Adare Manor

Adare Manor Croquet period costume

An afternoon of period croquet in period dress was enjoyed by guests at Adare Manor last weekend. We hope this will become a regular occurrence.

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South Leinster Open Championship Result

The 2012 South Leinster Open Championship was played on 14/15th July on the lawns in Newcastle, Co. Dublin. Andrew Johnston had a narrow win over Danny Johnston in the final, while Nathaniel Healy won the third place playoff, narrowly beating Kieran Murphy. Full report by Kieran.

2012 Golf Championships of Ireland Entry Form

The entry form for the Golf Championships of Ireland on 15-16th September 2012 is now available for download. Entries are welcome from local and overseas players and should be sent by email before 10th September.
http://croquetireland.com/cai/docs/2012IrishGCChamps.pdf

Dublin Championship Manager's Report

The manager's report of the 2012 Dublin Championships. The photograph gallery can be viewed in the right hand column, and the updated handicaps under the Home/Information menu item above.

Co.Dublin Championships: Notice to competitors

Draw sheets will be published Wednesday 30th May at
http://www.carrickmines.com/Croquet/2012_Co_Dublin_Championships

Scotland retain Appleton Trophy

Event SCA v CAI (Appleton Trophy)
Date 12-13 May 2012
Games 30 (6 doubles + 24 singles)
Winner SCA (18-12)

2012 Championship Application Forms available

The application forms and full details of the Championship of Ireland in August and the Co. Dublin Championship are now available online.

Croquet News around Ireland (incl. photos)

News of new croquet facilities in Dun Laoghaire, Waterville, Roscommon and Kinsale

"USA vs Ireland" Challenge

For an account of Mark's recent successes at the International Polo Club of Palm Beach, FL. have a look at
http://www.croquetworld.com/Event.asp?eventID=3845
Mark won their invitational tournament last month, and placed first in their recent "USA vs Ireland" Challenge. Patsy Fitzgerald and Ed Cunningham were also invited to play. Although not an official international match, I am pleased to report that "Ireland" won by 5 matches to 4.
Simon

Herbert Park Croquet Club 2012 Season

Herbert Park Croquet Club

Our 2012 season starts at 2pm on Saturday March 31. We would welcome new members. Herbert Park Croquet Club has 2 croquet lawns next to the tennis courts in the beautiful Herbert Park in Ballsbridge Dublin 4. All equipment is provided and the annual membership fee is 70 euros - which covers use of the courts ,without extra charges, any time the park is open. Coaching is also available for beginners. Herbert Park is a friendly informal club with about 40 members ranging from beginners to experts. For further info please contact Robert Barklie 0860663480 (RBarklie@eircom.net) or Trevor Byne 0863939828 (TrevorByne@gmail.com).

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