Monthly Archives: September 2013

Short Croquet League Southport v Bowdon

Victoria Park was bathed in late summer sunshine as Southport Croquet Club finished their league season in style. In the Short Croquet league, Southport took on one of the strongest sides in the North West – Bowdon, . In Short … Continue reading

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Handicap Croquet League Birkdale v Bury

Birkdale clashed with Bury in a titanic battle which belied their low league positions. Captain Alan Farrell selected a nicely balanced team with Tony Thomas, Ian Goulden and David Key, but was surprised by the strength of the Bury squad. … Continue reading

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2013 Finals Day

Southport and Birkdale Croquet Club The sun cream had to come out again for Finals Day at Southport Croquet Club in Victoria Park. This is the day when all the internal knockout competitions reach a triumphant end and the winners … Continue reading

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Short Croquet League

Southport 13, Bury 3 the Short Croquet team enjoyed a brilliant end of season match against Bury. Captain Freda Smithies led out her team of Anne Mitchell, Jean Nolan and Eileen Rossiter to win for the second match in succession. … Continue reading

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Southport Advanced Croquet ”SANDIFORD SALVER”

Sixteen Advanced croquet players competed for The Sandiford salver this weekend in Southport’s Victoria Park, with the roar of The Air Show overhead. As well as local players, challengers came from Hurlingham, Fylde, Bowdon, Crake, Tyneside, and Middlesborough. Spectators were treated … Continue reading

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Weekend Handicap Croquet League

Chester 3, Birkdale 1 Another game that was a victim of the bad weather was the Chester – Birkdale Croquet Handicap match. Alan Farrell took Birkdale Handicap team of David Key, Ian Goulden and Jean Nolen to Chester. In view … Continue reading

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Golf Croquet League

Bowden 13, Southport 5 Southport Golf Croquet team travelled to Bowden for the last match of their season. Mary Warren, Michael Culshaw and Eileen Rossiter are all experienced Golf Croquet players and they were accompanied by a promising new player, … Continue reading

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Croquet : THE LONGMAN CUP

Croquet – Longman Cup Bowdon 3 – Southport 4 After their success in the previous rounds, Southport sent a croquet team to Bowdon this week for the quarter finals of the national Longman Cup.Bowdon are a powerful team and were … Continue reading

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Weekend Croquet Handicap League

Birkdale 3 – Bowdon St Marys 4 In weather conditions that varied from hot to stormy, Birkdale Handicap team hosted the league leaders Bowdon St Marys in a championship deciding match. Bowdon St Marys are an excellent side, captained by … Continue reading

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Weekend Croquet Handicap League

Pendle 1 – Southport 6 On Saturday, it was the last croquet match of the season for Handicap League team Southport and they were determined to go out with a bang. When Eileen Gallagher and her team of Keith Roberts, … Continue reading

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