AC Association Croquet

Friendly With the demand for places remaining substantial, the annual AC South West Tour has been kept at 7 days again for 2016, this time introducing a new venue, Littleton near Winchester, in place of Nailsea.

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 21 Jul Swindon Away

DREW 4-4

All games: H(Net index points: 0)
Brian Havill (1½) &
Ian Parkinson (3)
lost to Tony Mayer (14) &
Bill Marner (14)
-1T
Alan Clark (3) lost to Neil Morrison (4) -3
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to John Small (12) -22
Robin Barry (10) lost to Diana Trott (12) -4T
Alan Clark (3) &
Geoff Johnson (3)
beat Neil Morrison (4) &
John Small (12)
+1T
Brian Havill (1½) beat Mike Graham (5) +2T
Ian Parkinson (3) beat John Airey (6) +14
Robin Barry (10) beat Tony Mayer (14) +12
Fri 22 Jul Littleton Away

WON 5-3

All games: H(Net index points: +20)
Alan Clark (3) &
Mark Homan (6)
beat Peter Fry (6) &
Alan Disher (14)
+16
Brian Havill (1½) beat Peter Wingent (3½) +2
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to Clive Thompsett (10) -23
Robin Barry (10) lost to John Ambrose (11) -15
Geoff Johnson (3) &
Robin Barry (10)
lost to Clive Thompsett (10) &
John Ambrose (11)
-14
Brian Havill (1½) beat Peter Fry (6) +6
Alan Clark (3) beat Peter Wingent (3½) +16
Mark Homan (6) beat Alan Disher (14) +7
Sat 23 Jul Hamptworth Away

LOST 2-6

(Net index points: -34)
Brian Havill (1½) beat Richard Dickson (½) +9 =
Alan Clark (3) lost to Richard Stevens (7) -8T ±
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to Nick Moranne (16) -13T H
Mark Homan (6) vs. Diana Stevens (16) unfinished H
André Machell (8) lost to Ann Beard (20) -2T H
Robin Barry (10) lost to Jerry Wilde (22) -7 H
Alan Clark (3) lost to Richard Smith (5) -11 H
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to Richard Dickson (½) -5 =
Mark Homan (6) beat Richard Stevens (7) +8 =
André Machell (8) vs. Nick Beard (18) unfinished H
Sun 24 Jul Bath Away

WON 9-3

(Net index points: +45)
Simon Hathrell (-1) lost to Andrew Willis (-½) -3 =
Alan Clark (3) beat Richard Stopforth (4½) +1T =
John Bee (5) lost to Paul Francis (4½) -18 =
Mark Homan (6) beat Richard Jelly (9) +5T ±
André Machell (8) beat Hester Henebury (9) +1 H
Robin Barry (10) beat Norman Connor (10) +1T H
Simon Hathrell (-1) beat Peter Miles (2) +26 =
Alan Clark (3) beat Paul Francis (4½) +1T =
John Bee (5) beat Richard Stopforth (4½) +1T =
Mark Homan (6) beat Hester Henebury (9) +5 H
André Machell (8) beat Norman Connor (10) +4 H
Robin Barry (10) lost to Richard Jelly (9) -1T H
Mon 25 Jul Dyffryn Away

LOST 1-7

(Net index points: -20)
Simon Hathrell (-1) &
John Smallbone (3½)
lost to Kevin Ham (4½) &
Peter Balchin (5)
-12 ±
Ian Parkinson (3) &
John Bee (5)
lost to Robert Upton (6) &
Nick Pollock (16)
-3T H
André Machell (8) lost to Julian Langston (14) -21 H
Wendy Spencer-Smith (22) lost to Robin Morrison (18) -10T H
Simon Hathrell (-1) &
André Machell (8)
lost to Robert Upton (6) &
Robin Morrison (18)
-22 H
John Bee (5) &
Wendy Spencer-Smith (22)
lost to Julian Langston (14) &
Nick Pollock (16)
-8T H
Ian Parkinson (3) lost to Kevin Ham (4½) -23 H
John Smallbone (3½) beat Peter Balchin (5) +5 ±

Handicap change: Wendy Spencer-Smith 22 to 24
Tue 26 Jul Bristol Away

LOST 4-6

(Net index points: -24)
Ian Parkinson (3) &
André Machell (8)
beat Bob Scott (3) &
Anthony Rackham (9)
+7T H
John Smallbone (3½) &
John Bee (5)
lost to Wayne Wiseman (1½) &
Lesley Read (18)
-15T H
Simon Hathrell (-1) lost to David Goacher (-1½) -17 =
Wendy Spencer-Smith (24) beat Brian Bassett (16) +15 H
Simon Hathrell (-1) lost to Wayne Wiseman (1½) -10T =
Ian Parkinson (3) beat Bob Scott (3) +6T =
John Smallbone (3½) lost to Richard Williamson (4) -3T =
John Bee (5) beat Eric Soakell (4½) +5T =
André Machell (8) lost to Anthony Rackham (9) -6T H
Wendy Spencer-Smith (24) lost to Lesley Read (18) -8T H
Wed 27 Jul Blewbury Away

LOST 2-6

(Net index points: -47)
Ian Parkinson (3) &
Wendy Spencer-Smith (24)
lost to Bruce Gallop (10) &
David Seed (12)
-8T H
Simon Hathrell (-1) beat Paul Wolff (3) +16 ±
John Smallbone (3½) lost to Deirdre Cochrane (5) -26 =
John Bee (5) lost to Andy Robertson (5) -7T =
John Smallbone (3½) &
John Bee (5)
beat Paul Wolff (3) &
Andy Robertson (5)
+9T =
Simon Hathrell (-1) lost to Nick Butler (-1) -2 =
Ian Parkinson (3) lost to Deirdre Cochrane (5) -17 =
Wendy Spencer-Smith (24) lost to Bruce Gallop (10) -1T H

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Mark Homan4.5-0.51-05.5-0.5
Brian Havill4-00-14-1
Alan Clark3-32-05-3
André Machell2.5-3.51-13.5-4.5
Ian Parkinson2-21-33-5
John Bee2-21-33-5
John Smallbone1-21-22-4
Robin Barry2-40-12-5
Simon Hathrell2-40-22-6
Wendy Spencer-Smith1-30-21-5
Geoff Johnson0-41-11-5

Totals
24-284-828-36
Key:
H Handicap
= Level Advanced
± Handicap Advanced