GC Golf Croquet

National The Golf Croquet Inter-Club (Murphy) Shield is a national competition 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 2 Jun
Dulwich Home

WON 5-2

(Net index points: +48)
Nick Archer (3) &
John Walker (3)
beat Ed Dymock (2) &
Mark Ormerod (3)
7-4, 5-7, 7-5
Jason Carley (3) beat Peter Earnshaw (4) 7-6, 7-6
Alan Clark (8) beat Simon Whiteley (4) 4-7, 7-5, 7-6
Jason Carley (3) lost to Simon Whiteley (4) 3-7, 3-7
John Walker (3) lost to Mark Ormerod (3) 2-7, 5-7
Nick Archer (3) beat Ed Dymock (2) 6-7, 7-4, 7-5
Alan Clark (8) beat Peter Earnshaw (4) 7-3, 7-5
Round 2
Fri 29 Jul
Phyllis Court Away

LOST 3-4

(Net index points: -32)
Ian Parkinson (3) &
Nick Archer (3)
lost to Chris Roberts (2) &
Frances Colman (3)
5-7, 5-7
Janet Lewis (3) lost to Pam Mead (4) 6-7, 6-7
John Walker (3) beat Mary Gaynor (6) 7-4, 5-7, 7-5
Ian Parkinson (3) lost to Chris Roberts (2) 7-5, 1-7, 5-7
Janet Lewis (3) beat Mary Gaynor (6) 7-4, 7-5
John Walker (3) beat Pam Mead (4) 7-6, 7-6
Nick Archer (3) lost to Frances Colman (3) 5-7, 5-7

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Alan Clark4-10-04-1
John Walker4-32-16-4
Jason Carley2-20-02-2
Janet Lewis2-20-02-2
Nick Archer2-32-34-6
Ian Parkinson1-20-21-4

Totals
15-132-317-16


Matches start at 10.00 am unless otherwise indicated.

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