Author Archives: Ray Lowe

SOUTHPORT & BIRKDALE CROQUET CLUB 2017 AGM

The AGM will take place Friday 24th November starting at 7:30pm ( please come early to get a seat )     the venue is as it has been for the last few years in Emmanuel Church Hall on Cambridge … Continue reading

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THE 2017 CROQUET SEASON IS ENDED

The season is over and the SOUTH lawns are closed due to the amount of rain and also to enable the much needed work to be carried out if you are wanting to play over the winter    PLEASE use … Continue reading

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September Advanced Tournament CANCELLED

unfortunately the September Advanced Tournament has had to be cancelled due to waterlogged lawns. the forecast for the weekend is favourable but rain is forecast on both nights prior to Saturday which would be enough to hold up play.  

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B Level Advanced Croquet League……….Chester v Southport

Southport played its final B Level Advanced league match of the season at Chester A team travelled to Chester but due to lack of players because of illness, was forced to play an under practised team Southport lost the single … Continue reading

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Handicap Croquet League Bowdon v Southport

The handicap croquet team suffered their first defeat of the season against Bowdon Firs on Sunday. The team were at home, however the players missed the influence of their Captain John Haslam, and his wife Barbara Haslam, an experienced player, … Continue reading

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Level Play Golf League Southport v Westmorland

Southport’s Level Play Golf team went to Westmorland midweek, and with all players performing well they enjoyed a good result wining 12 – 6.

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B LEVEL ADVANCED CROQUET LEAGUE          BURY v SOUTHPORT

    A team of 3 Southport players travelled to Bury to play their penultimate match of the season. All players found that the wet conditions and the long grass made for a very difficult game with most not able … Continue reading

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Level Play Golf Croquet v Chester

here was a midweek win for Southport’s Level Play Golf team, in another closely fought battle with Chester Chariots at Victoria Park.  The team responded well to a strong Chester team, and Captain Don Williamson was very pleased with the … Continue reading

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Southport Handicap Croquet v Pendle

A hard fought victory against Pendle at Victoria Park on Saturday for Southport’s Handicap Croquet Team keeps them at the top of the North West Federation League.  The morning brought sunshine and the players’ responded well, with John Haslam and … Continue reading

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Super-B and B-Level events at the Southport & Birkdale AC Advanced Weekend

Sixteen players gathered for the Super-B and B-Level weekend at Southport & Birkdale Croquet Club. The manager, John Haslam, split the field into two blocks of eight, trialling a novel format for those contesting the Super-B: a Swiss format with … Continue reading

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