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 done well in this event, particularly in the earlier half of this decade:
2008: we lost in the second round to Colchester.
2007: we reached the regional finals, losing to Norwich.
2006: we reached the second round, losing to Norwich.
2005: we reached the regional finals, losing to Newport.
2004: we reached the regional finals, losing to Colchester.
2003: we reached the national finals, where we were runners up to Nottingham.
2002: we reached the third round, losing to St. Albans.
2001: we were the national champions.
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