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.

Watford lost in the first round in 2016 for the third year running, having previously become the national champions in 2013.

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

Handicaps shown below are the new GC handicaps.

Fixtures contact: Roger Nicholls

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

All games: = Level Play
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names & scores first)
Preliminary round
Sat 6 May
Hurlingham Away

WON 5-2 [hoops: 94 - 98]

(Net index points: +72)
Alan Clark (2) &
George Skinner (5)
lost to Hugh Carlisle (3) &
Veronica Carlisle (3)
5-7, 6-7
Anne Dennis (5) beat Rosanne Creighton (6) 2-7, 7-6, 7-2
André Machell (8) lost to David Owen (4) 4-7, 4-7
Alan Clark (2) beat Hugh Carlisle (3) 7-4, 7-3
Anne Dennis (5) beat David Owen (4) 2-7, 7-6, 7-6
George Skinner (5) beat Veronica Carlisle (3) 7-5, 7-5
André Machell (8) beat Rosanne Creighton (6) 1-7, 7-6, 7-6
Round 1
Mon 29 May
Leighton Linslade Away

WON 4-3 [hoops: 107 - 102]

(Net index points: +8)
Alan Clark (2) &
Arthur Reed (3)
beat David Ball (2) &
John Cundell (3)
7-2, 7-4
Anne Dennis (5) lost to Judith Pengelly (4) 7-6, 6-7, 6-7
George Skinner (5) lost to Ross Bagni (3) 6-7, 5-7
Alan Clark (2) beat David Ball (2) 3-7, 7-3, 7-3
Arthur Reed (3) beat John Cundell (3) 6-7, 7-6, 7-6
Anne Dennis (5) lost to Ross Bagni (3) 5-7, 1-7
George Skinner (5) beat Judith Pengelly (4) 6-7, 7-5, 7-4
Round 2
tba
Camerton & Peasedown tba  

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Alan Clark4-12-26-3
Arthur Reed2-12-04-1
Anne Dennis5-60-05-6
George Skinner4-30-24-5
André Machell2-30-02-3

Totals
17-142-219-16


Matches start at 10.00 am unless otherwise indicated.

See also: