Covid-19: all courts are closed until further notice
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Please note that these bookings are on a separate website. They can be viewed without a login, but require a separate login in order to make or edit a booking.
If you don't have a username and password for this please ask Simon Hathrell.
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 being at least 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
Winning the Longman Cup in 2001
2014: we reached the quarter-finals, again losing to Enfield.
2013: we reached the quarter-finals, losing to Enfield.
2012: we reached the national final, losing to Roehampton.
2011: we lost in the second round to Guildford & Goldalming.
2010: we reached the regional finals, losing to Parsons Green.
2015 result: national Runners-Up
Longman Cup match results by year:
|Date||Opponents||Venue||Results (Watford names first)|
Sun 28 Jun
WON 7-0(Net index points: +60)
Wed 15 Jul
WON 5-2(Net index points: +20)
Wed 2 Sep
WON 5-2(Net index points: +40)
Handicap change: Alan Clark 4 to 3½
Sat 3 Oct
WON 6-1(Net index points: +40)
Sun 4 Oct
LOST 2-5(Net index points: -40)
The full knock-out table for this year's results and an archive of the results back to 1989 for all clubs are maintained by the Croquet Association.