The Longman Cup is a national inter-club croquet tournament that is run each year in England and Wales. Club teams comprise 4 players who must each have handicaps between 3.5 and 20, and with their aggregate handicap exceeding 24. It is a knock-out competition within each region, played with handicaps, with the regional winners progressing to the national semi-finals and final at the end of the season.
Fixtures contact: Simon Hathrell
||Watford has had a good record in this event, having won it in 2001
and been losing national finalists in 2003.
In 2004 the Club won the first two rounds against Norwich and Letchworth, and then lost to Colchester in the regional final.
In 2005 the Club won the first two rounds against Hurlingham and Letchworth, and then lost to Newport in the regional final.
In 2006 the Club won in the first round against Roehampton, and then lost to Norwich in the second round.
Longman Cup match results by year:
|Date||Opponents||Venue||Results (Watford names first)|
Wed 27 Jun
WON 5-2(Net index points: +20)
Sat 21 Jul
WON 4-3(Net index points: 0)
Sun 2 Sep
LOST 3-4(Net index points: -20)