Author Archives: Ray Lowe

Weekend Handicap Croquet ….Southport v Bowdon Firs

The weekend handicap A/C team played their last fixture against Bowdon Firs on Saturday7th Septand I am glad to report that we won, 4 – 3 Barbara had to retire with a bad back so the game was awarded to … Continue reading

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Weekend Handicap Association Croquet League….Fylde v Southport

Gail Moors and Peter Williams had never played at Fylde before, so it was a good thing that Tony Thomas and Brian Lewis came along to show us the way! Southport were 2 – 1 up at lunchtime including a … Continue reading

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Short Croquet League….Bury v Southport

Peter Williams, Eileen R., Barbara R. and Barbara H. played at Bury, Whitehead Park. The weather was good, a shower while we ate, and the company was good. Unfortunately we lost. Playing two 10’s, a 9 and a 1p. we … Continue reading

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Handicap Mid week Croquet League…..Chester v Southport

It was the same team as against Bowdon, being Peter Williams, Eileen Rossiter, Pauline Rooney and Gail Moors We lost 5-2 sadly. The BBC certainly got the weather forecast correct for the morning games. We fought against the rain all … Continue reading

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Handicap Golf Croquet League….Southport v Crake

Our team was Derek Lunt, Tina Kelly, Mike Armstrong & Julia Sheridan. Southport won 10 – 8 Tina & mike won their doubles then 3 singles each, Julia won 2 singles and Derek 1. Mike’s handicap came down from 10 … Continue reading

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Midweek Handicap Croquet League……Southport v Bowdon Earls

Friday 2nd August 2019 Team: Gail Moors, Pauline Rooney, Eileen Rossiter and Peter Williams The doubles team played by Gail and Peter against Alan Mayne and Kay. Southport having 11 bisques was easily won by Gail and Peter 26 – … Continue reading

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Southport V Bowdon B Level Advanced Croquet League

An early check on the forecast and the cameras showed that we could get Bowdon to travel over for this match on Saturday 27/7/19. unfortunately it continued to rain for the rest of the day and everyone was soaked by … Continue reading

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Southport & Birkdale B Level Tournament ( July )won by Derek Knight

  A wet and windy Saturday morning greeted the 8 players for this year’s B level event. Played as a swizz it produced some thrilling finishes and thoughtful play over the weekend. Improving weather helped the lawns to dry out … Continue reading

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2019 Festival of Croquet at Southport

Whilst the rest of Europe were celebrating record summer temperatures, our Federation had its own record to celebrate – the 25th year of the North West Festival of Croquet – record number of competitors, new competition with Level Play Golf … Continue reading

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Advanced Croquet League….Southport v Chester

Unfortunately the B level Advanced A/C team lost the match against Chester on Sunday. We were well beaten, 4 – 1 as our team was not playing to their best capabilities – this is our excuse…..! We all tried hard … Continue reading

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