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England win the AC Home Internationals

Following heavy overnight rain, the start of this year’s Irish-hosted Home Internationals at Southport was delayed due to significant puddles on all five courts.  Ongoing drizzle (with intervals of heavy showers) kept them topped up, so the usual all-play-all format was amended to a knockout format.  The randomly drawn semi-finals were:

The Croquet Championships of County Dublin 2017

This long standing Croquet Event was held at Carrickmines in generally fine weather over the June Bank Holiday weekend – 2 to 5 June. Around 24 players took part, slightly down on the previous year. The Championship winner was Simon Williams. Full details below.

Strokestown Club Teaches School Kids

As part of the community outreach of the Strokestown Croquet Club, the basics of golf croquet were shown to 26 primary students on a recent sunny morning. The Clooncagh National School youngsters were divided into two age groups, each of which received close to an hour of instruction and play. From simple knocks to mini-whammies, hey took to the game with gusto!

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Carl Von Schmieder

It is with great sorrow that we received the news that Carl passed away suddenly last Wednesday, 24th May 2017.

There will be a service on Tuesday afternoon ( 30th May)  in the Garden Chapel, Mt. Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross at 4pm.