Monthly Archives: June 2015

NORTH WEST FED FESTIVAL OF CROQUET THIS WEEKEND JUNE 27th & 28th

IF YOU ARE PLAYING THIS WEEKEND PLEASE REMEMBER THAT SOUTHPORT PLAYERS NEED TO WEAR A RED COLOURED ITEM OF CLOTHING IF YOU ARE NOT PLAYING THIS WEEKEND THEN PLEASE COME DOWN TO HELP OUT PLAY STARTS AT 09:00 ON SATURDAY

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Croquet Handicap League…Southport v Bowdon Firs

Another home match was played at Southport at the weekend, when Bowden Firs visited to take on Southport Handicap League team. Team Captain Carol Lewis selected husband Brian Lewis, with Don and Diana Williamson, a solid experienced team.   In … Continue reading

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Golf Croquet League…Southport v Culcheth

Team captain Maureen Broderick selected a novel lineup for the Southport and Birkdale Club’s Golf Croquet team greeting a visiting team from Culcheth at the weekend. Culcheth were fielding an experienced squad against the home team, whilst Southport’s hopes included … Continue reading

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Croquet Handicap League….Bury v Birkdale

Birkdale Croquet Handicap team travelled with confidence to Bury to face local team Bury Caesars in Coronation Park. Bury Council have worked with their club to secure substantial investment in these croquet lawns and have levelled several crown green bowling … Continue reading

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Short Croquet League…Pendle v Southport

Pendle 9 – Southport 7   Another Southport team travelled at the weekend, when Don Williamson took a team including an advanced player for a Short croquet match at Pendle, near Barnoldswick in Yorkshire. Don selected Diana Williamson and Ian … Continue reading

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Longman Croquet Cup..Nottingham v Southport

Nottingham 4, Southport 3   Southport sent a team to Nottingham at the weekend to contest the first round of the Longman Cup. This is an annual challenge which begins with a regional knockout and the winners moving on to … Continue reading

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Handicap Croquet League..Pendle v Southport

Meanwhile, Southport Croquet Handicap Team were away to Pendle and Craven, and not enjoying any better success. Team Captain Carol Lewis selected a good team of Brian Lewis, Eileen Gallagher and Eileen Rositter to travel up onto the Pennines. It … Continue reading

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Handicap Croquet League..Birkdale v Crake Valley

Keith Roberts marshalled his croquet team on a forlorn hope this weekend, when Birkdale Croquet Handicap team were home to a very powerful team from Crake Valley. Tony Thomas, David Key and Margaret Dalley were selected for Birkdale and were … Continue reading

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Golf Croquet League ..Llanfairfechan v Southport

Llanfairfechan is a long way to travel for a croquet match, but Southport’s Golf Croquet team were well rewarded by the beautiful views across the Menai Straight from Llanfairfechan park. The weather was fine but very windy, strong gusts sweeping … Continue reading

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