AC Association Croquet

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

 

Tour organiser: Mark Homan.


See also the GC Tour.

Tour results by year:

Tour photos by year:
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names first)
Thu 28 Jul
Swinton Langley
A combined team from the Swindon and Kington Langley clubs
Away

DREW 4-4

(Net index points: 0)
Simon Hathrell (-½) &
Robin Barry (12)
beat Neil Morrison (9) &
Roger Bedells (20)
+5T H
Mark Homan (4½) lost to Cliff Cardis (8) -13 H
Alan Clark (11) lost to Mike Graham (12) -5T H
Peter Chadwick (18) beat Jane Hull (11) +1T H
Simon Hathrell (-½) &
Peter Chadwick (18)
lost to Neil Morrison (9) &
Mary Bedells (20)
-3T H
Mark Homan (4½) beat Mike Graham (12) +2 H
Alan Clark (11) beat Cliff Cardis (8) +3 H
Robin Barry (12) lost to Jane Hull (11) -2 H
Fri 29 Jul Bristol Away

WON 6-2

(Net index points: +20)
Simon Hathrell (-½) &
Alan Clark (11)
beat Eric Soakell (5) &
Gill Pocock (10)
+20 H
Mark Homan (4½) lost to Anthony Camacho (8) -11 H
Robin Barry (12) beat Bob Scott (9) +6 H
Peter Chadwick (18) beat Meriel Ellerby (9) +23 H
Alan Clark (11) &
Peter Chadwick (18)
beat Meriel Ellerby (9) &
Anthony Camacho (8)
+4T H
Simon Hathrell (-½) lost to Marian Hilton (2½) -20 H
Mark Homan (4½) beat Lisa Jones (5) +1 H
Robin Barry (12) beat Gill Pocock (10) +3 H
Sat 30 Jul Nailsea Away

DREW 3-3

(Net index points: -20)
Simon Hathrell (-½) &
Alan Clark (11)
beat Peter Dyke (7) &
Anne Peek (14)
+14T H
Mark Homan (4½) beat Brian Roynon (14) +11 H
Robin Barry (12) lost to Carl Jones (14) -13T H
Simon Hathrell (-½) &
Robin Barry (12)
beat Peter Dyke (7) &
Tony Hinchliffe (18)
+15 H
Mark Homan (4½) lost to Carl Jones (14) -13 H
Alan Clark (11) lost to Anne Peek (14) -5T H
Sun 31 Jul Dyffryn Away

WON 5-3

(Net index points: +10)
Alan Clark (11) &
*
beat John Cording (18) &
Stan Salt (18)
+11 H
Simon Hathrell (-½) lost to Peter Balchin (14) -13 H
Mark Homan (4½) lost to Sarah Melvin (6) -3 H
Robin Barry (12) beat Marian Clancy (16) +8 H
Simon Hathrell (-½) beat Sarah Melvin (6) +3 H
Mark Homan (4½) lost to Jim Clancy (14) -14 H
Alan Clark (11) beat Marian Clancy (16) +1T H
Robin Barry (12) beat Peter Balchin (14) +2T H

*Hybrid single vs. doubles
Mon 1 Aug Cheltenham Away

LOST 2-4

(Net index points: -5)
Simon Hathrell (-½) &
Alan Clark (11)
lost to Andrew Hope (½) &
Michael James (14)
-5T H
Mark Homan (4½) &
Robin Barry (12)
lost to Gerald Wynn (6) &
Peter Petrie (11)
-16T H
Simon Hathrell (-½) beat Andrew Hope (½) +6 =
Mark Homan (4½) lost to Gerald Wynn (6) -14 =
Alan Clark (11) lost to Peter Petrie (11) -3T H
Robin Barry (12) beat Michael James (14) +1T H

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Robin Barry5-22-17-3
Alan Clark2-34-16-4
Simon Hathrell2-24-26-4
Peter Chadwick2-01-13-1
Mark Homan3-60-13-7

Totals
14-136-320-16
Key:
H Handicap
= Level Advanced