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Irish Open Day 1 report.

Day 1 of the 2022 Association Croquet Championships of Ireland. In the week that saw alchemic conjuror of síocháin (peace) Daithí Trimble, son of Bangor, go to his eternal reward - ní bhfeicfimid a leithéid arís, a coterie of all-star croquet players took to Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club at 9.30am.  Early doors and there were croissants, there was 'cha and coffee - all that was missing was the totemic presence of a Mark Stephens, a Danny Johnston, an Andy Johnston. Young Stephens is a highly esteemed banker. If it's a term loan you're after, look no further.

Irish Open Tournament Preview

Anois, le cúnamh Dé(now with the help of God), tá seans mór againn ár bhféiniúlacht chultúratha a thaispeáint tríd meáin na crícígh. (We have a big chance to show our cultural self-identity through the medium of croquet). What is life but a series of disappointments punctuated by occasional rehabilitative visits to the croquet lawn?

1st Women’s Golf Croquet European Championship

Patricia Whitty (Rushbrooke), Celine Reilly (Herbert Park) and Jane Morrison (Balgreen, Edinburgh) represented Ireland at the first ever Women’s Golf Croquet European Championship, in Latvia.
Our three representatives did us proud. Click title to read Jane's report and photo.

Ireland Retain the McWeeney!

Final Score  CAI 14 - CA 7

The annual match between Ireland and England for the McWeeney Trophy was played last weekend for the first time since 2019.