AC Association Croquet

Friendly The annual Tour of clubs in the South West region took place as usual in late July. As in the last two years, the local base was the Bowl Inn at Almondsbury, near Bristol.

 

Tour organiser: Mark Homan.

Tour results by year:

Tour photos by year:
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names first)
Thu 23 Jul
Swinton Langley
A combined team from the Swindon and Kington Langley clubs
Away

DREW 4-4

(Net index points: 0)
Ian Parkinson (0) &
John Moore (14)
beat Jim Wallen (11) &
John Small (20)
+2T H
Mark Homan (5) beat Cliff Cardis (8) +3 H
John Bee (8) beat Neil Morrison (10) +18T H
Peter Chadwick (16) beat Arthur Ingersoll (18) +1T H
John Bee (8) &
Peter Chadwick (16)
lost to Rosemary Wall (18) &
Roger Bedells (20)
-4T H
Ian Parkinson (0) lost to Cliff Cardis (8) -7 H
Mark Homan (5) lost to Jim Wallen (11) -11 H
John Moore (14) lost to John Small (20) -4T H
Fri 24 Jul Bristol Away

LOST 3-6

(Net index points: -25)
Mark Homan (5) &
John Moore (14)
lost to Rosemary Gugan (3) &
Lisa Jones (5)
-7 H
Ian Parkinson (0) lost to Frances Ransom (3) -1T =
John Bee (8) beat Gill Pocock (14) +2 H
Peter Chadwick (16) beat Meriel Ellerby (9) +5T H
Ian Parkinson (0) lost to Rosemary Gugan (3) -2 =
Mark Homan (5) lost to Frances Ransom (3) -26 =
John Bee (8) beat Lisa Jones (5) +24 =
John Moore (14) lost to Meriel Ellerby (9) -5 H
Peter Chadwick (16) lost to Gill Pocock (14) -6 H

Handicap change: Ian Parkinson 0 to ½, John Bee 8 to 7
Sat 25 Jul Nailsea Away

LOST 4-6

(Net index points: -10)
Ian Parkinson (½) lost to Kriss Chambers (-1½) -26tp =
Mark Homan (5) lost to Ryan Cabble (6) -2 =
John Bee (7) lost to Peter Dyke (7) -3T =
John Moore (14) beat Steve Walker (9) +20 H
Peter Chadwick (16) lost to Brian McCausland (10) -9 H
Simon Hathrell (0) beat Kriss Chambers (-1½) +23 =
Ian Parkinson (½) lost to Ryan Cabble (6) -13 H
Mark Homan (5) beat Peter Dyke (7) +14 =
John Bee (7) beat Steve Walker (9) +8 =
Robin Barry (18) lost to Brian McCausland (10) -6T H
Sun 26 Jul Dyffryn Away

WON 5-3

(Net index points: +20)
Simon Hathrell (0) &
Robin Barry (18)
beat Sue Mackay (10) &
Julian Langston (20)
+1T H
Ian Parkinson (½) &
John Bee (7)
lost to Sarah Melvin (10) &
Marian Clancy (12)
-1T H
Simon Hathrell (0) beat Jim Clancy (11) +7 H
Ian Parkinson (½) lost to Sarah Melvin (10) -26 H
Mark Homan (5) beat Marian Clancy (12) +6 H
John Bee (7) lost to Kelvin Lock (18) -6T H
Mark Homan (5) beat Sue Mackay (10) +14 H
Robin Barry (18) beat Kelvin Lock (18) +4 H
Mon 27 Jul Cheltenham Away

WON 7-3

(Net index points: +45)
Simon Hathrell (0) lost to Bernard Neal (-½) -5tpo =
Ian Parkinson (½) beat David Magee (-1) +14 =
Mark Homan (5) lost to Gordon Weir (5) -18 =
John Bee (7) beat Neil Kellett (6) +18 =
Robin Barry (18) lost to Michael James (14) -2T H
Simon Hathrell (0) beat David Magee (-1) +11tp =
Ian Parkinson (½) beat Gordon Weir (5) +13 =
Mark Homan (5) beat Eileen Magee (6) +8 =
John Bee (7) beat Michael James (14) +13 H
Robin Barry (18) beat Neil Kellett (6) +8 H

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Simon Hathrell3-11-04-1
John Bee6-20-26-4
Robin Barry2-21-03-2
Mark Homan5-40-15-5
Peter Chadwick2-20-12-3
John Moore1-21-12-3
Ian Parkinson2-61-13-7

Totals
21-192-323-22
Key:
H Handicap
= Level Advanced