Monthly Archives: May 2014

May Croquet Handicap Tournament

May Croquet Handicap Tournament For the Jubilee Tankard The croquet players on Victoria Park welcomed the better weather on Sunday with relief. Saturday, the first day of the May Croquet Handicap had been marred by extreme rain and the lawns … Continue reading

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Short Croquet Southport v Fylde

Southport 10, Fylde 6   The sparkle of sun on the grass inspired Southport Short Croquet team to winning play against Fylde at the weekend. Captain Carol Lewis selected regulars Margaret Flemington and Fran Maher, consolidating the team with the … Continue reading

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Southports Don Williamson wins the NW Fed Millenium Golf Trophy

It was a rather wet (with regular heavy showers) and, at times, a cold day on Saturday 10th May when 9 players from 5 clubs joined in the tournament. The format was all play all with a total of 36 … Continue reading

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Croquet Handicap League Birkdale v Chester

Birkdale 3 Chester 4 There was another thrilling match fought in the Handicap league, when Birkdale were unfortunate in losing to Chester, one of the strongest teams in the league. But the match was not won from them easily. In … Continue reading

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Midweek Handicap Croquet League Southport v Bowdon

Southport 6 Bowdon Griffins 1 It was wet, squelchy and soggy, but the Southport Midweek team coped with the conditions far better than a very experienced Bowdon Griffins team. The investment the club has made in lawn maintenance in the … Continue reading

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Come and Try Event

    Southport & Birkdale Croquet Club Come and Try Event Photos show Brian Lewis coaching and Tony Thomas explaining to new players which way to run a hoop     Southport Croquet Club held a very successful Come and … Continue reading

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Golf Croquet League Southport v Bury

Southport 12 – Bury North 6 Southport Golf Croquet Team pulled out all the stops at the weekend to give the Club the much needed win that would raise morale. Captain Don Williamson fielded a team of ladies – Mary … Continue reading

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Brian Kerr wins B Level at Budleigh

Southport Croquet Club were delighted to learn that one of their members had won the Association B Level Tournament at Budleigh Salterton at the weekend. Budleigh is a large club like Southport and their popular 3 day competition attracting many … Continue reading

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