GC Golf Croquet

National The Golf Croquet Inter-Club (Murphy) Shield is a new national competition in 2010 sponsored by the Croquet Association. Teams consist of four players with an aggregate handicap of at least 12. One player may have a handicap of 2, the others must be higher.

The competition format is a single-life knock-out.

Fixtures contact: Roger Nicholls

GC Inter-Club (Murphy) Shield results by year:

All games: = Level Play
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names & scores first)
Round 1
Thu 10 Jun
Kingston Maurward Home

WON 4-3

(Net index points: -21)
Ian Parkinson (3) &
Nick Archer (3)
beat Kath Burt (2) &
Tess Burt (4)
7-4, 6-7, 7-5
Ron Drew (7) beat Bob Fridd (12) 7-1, 2-7, 7-1
Linda Spurr (8) lost to Ken Conroy (6) 7-5, 4-7, 4-7
Ian Parkinson (3) beat Kath Burt (2) 7-3, 7-6
Nick Archer (3) beat Tess Burt (4) 7-4, 6-7, 7-5
Ron Drew (7) lost to Ken Conroy (6) 6-7, 5-7
Linda Spurr (8) lost to Bob Fridd (12) 6-7, 7-6, 5-7
Quarter-final
Mon 12 Jul
Sussex County Away

LOST 3-4

(Net index points: -28)
Ian Parkinson (3) &
Nick Archer (3)
beat Daphne Gaitley (2) &
Jonathan Isaacs (4)
7-3, 7-4
John Walker (3) beat Christine Constable (4) 7-2, 7-5
Arthur Reed (4) lost to David Gaitley (4) 5-7, 2-7
Ian Parkinson (3) lost to Daphne Gaitley (2) 6-7, 7-5, 4-7
John Walker (3) lost to David Gaitley (4) 7-5, 6-7, 4-7
Nick Archer (3) lost to Jonathan Isaacs (4) 4-7, 6-7
Arthur Reed (4) beat Christine Constable (4) 7-3, 7-4

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Ian Parkinson3-24-17-3
Nick Archer2-34-16-4
John Walker3-20-03-2
Arthur Reed2-20-02-2
Ron Drew2-30-02-3
Linda Spurr2-40-02-4

Totals
14-164-118-17


Matches start at 10.00 am unless otherwise indicated.

See also: Directions and contact details for clubs in the East Anglian region.