Monthly Archives: July 2013

Advanced Croquet League

Bowdon Saints 2     Southport 4 Southport Advanced team of Ray Lowe, Barbara and John Haslam travelled to Bowdon to play their first match of the day in the now accepted glorious sunshine.Ray and John both won their matches, making a … Continue reading

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Midweek Handicap League

Southport 3, Bowdon Earls 4 In the Midweek Handicap League this week, Victoria Park saw a critical croquet match between championship chasing Southport and one of their nearest rivals, Bowdon Earls. Bowdon hold a strong position at the top of … Continue reading

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Southport Super-B and B-level tournaments

prof Alan Pidcock receiving his trophy from Liz Wilson   Super Southport! The North West made a clean sweep of the croquet trophies at the B Level and Super B tournament held at Southport this weekend. Derek Knight of Beverley, … Continue reading

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The Longman Cup

For the second time in the week, Southport sent a croquet team to Bury, this time for the regional heat of the Longman Cup. The Longman Cup is a prestigious national competition and this is an early stage from which … Continue reading

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Handicap League Southport v Fylde

SOUTHPORT 3 FYLDE 4 Southport handicap team were at home to Fylde and Captain Eileen Gallagher took to the lawns with Eileen Rossiter, Keith Roberts and Peter Bundred; past winners and a reliable squad. Peter and Keith made excellent progress, … Continue reading

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Handicap League Bowdon Firs v Birkdale

BOWDON FIRS 4 BIRKDALE 3 There was a gallant performance by the Birkdale handicap team when they visited the league leaders Bowdon Firs on Sunday. The setting was idyllic and the team played well on Bowdon’s velvet lawns in glorious … Continue reading

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Golf Croquet v Culcheth

CULCHETH 10 SOUTHPORT 8 Anne Mitchell, Michael Culshaw, Rod Sutton and Chris Winnard turned out for Southport to oppose Culcheth at Golf Croquet. The teams were evenly matched and throughout the first half, in game after game it was level … Continue reading

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Midweek handicap Bury v Southport

In a thrilling match at Bury’s Coronation Park, Southport overcame a very strong Bury side to maintain their challenge at the top of the table with a narrow 4-3 victory. In the morning doubles game, Alan Farrell and Eileen Gallagher, … Continue reading

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North West Federation Festival of Croquet

North West Federation Festival of Croquet Croquet players from all over the North West flocked to Southport at the weekend for the annual North West Federation Festival of Croquet. They came from 11 different Clubs, challengers from places as far … Continue reading

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