In addition to Club days and casual games between club members, there are various activities including coaching, internal club competitions, and matches against other clubs.


2015 CALENDAR

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Date show hide Show/hide all Type Event / Opponents Venue / Result
hide JANUARY - MARCH
Wed 25 February (19:00)   Annual club dinner Blue Check Restaurant, 144-146 High St., Bushey, WD23 3DH
Mon 2 March   All courts closed for maintenance  
Mon 2 March (19:30)   AGM Methodist Church Hall, New Road, Croxley Green, WD3 3EL
Sun 22 March ACGC Closing date for internal competition entries  
hide APRIL
Fri 3 April   All courts reopen for the summer season  
Sun 12 April (14:00) ACGC Open Day  
Wed 15 April (11:00) ACTournament AC One-Ball Tournament Winner: André Machell
Sun 19 April (19:00)   Quiz Night Herts Bowling Club, Bellmount Wood Avenue, Watford, Herts, WD17 3BT
Tue 28 April ACLeague Melgrave Away   WON 3-1
hide MAY
Tue 5 May-Thu 7 May GCFriendly GC Tour Away
Mon 11 May (09:30) GCTournament Open GC B-Level Tournament Winner: Geoff Johnson
Tue 12 May GCTournament GC C-Class Tournament Winner: Hazel Archer
Thu 14 May GCFriendly Leighton Linslade Home   DREW 8-8
Thu 14 May GCNational Hunstanton Away   LOST 2-4
Sun 17 May GCNational Hunstanton Home   LOST 1-5
Mon 18 May GCLeague Leighton Linslade Away   WON 10-8
Wed 27 May ACLeague Northampton Home   WON 4-2
hide JUNE
Thu 4 June GCLeague Northampton Mallets (Handicap) Away   LOST 5-13
Sat 6 June (09:30) ACTournament Watford Open One-Day AC Tournament Winners: Terry Mahoney,
Carole McLoughlin
Sat 13 June ACFriendly Cambridge University Home   WON 6-2
Sun 14 June Tournament Gymkhana Winners: Valerie Cambridge,
Adrian Lepper
Wed 17 June ACLeague Enfield Away   LOST 2-4
Thu 18 June GCLeague Stony Stratford (Handicap) Away   WON 10-8
Thu 25 June GCLeague Chelmsford Home   WON 15-3
Fri 26 June (14:00) GC Private club event  
Sun 28 June ACNational Shrewsbury Cheltenham   WON 7-0
hide JULY
Wed 8 July (18:30) GC Private club event  
Thu 9 July ACLeague Wrest Park Home   DREW 3-3
Tue 14 July GCFriendly High Wycombe Away   WON 11-5
Wed 15 July ACNational Bristol Home   WON 5-2
Thu 16 July GCLeague Letchworth Home   WON 10-8
Wed 22 July-Tue 28 July ACFriendly AC South West Tour
Away Matches:W:3, D:1, L:2
Games:W:30, L:25
Thu 23 July GCLeague Northampton Home   WON 11-7
Thu 30 July ACLeague Letchworth Away   DREW 3-3
Thu 30 July GCLeague Northampton Hoops (Handicap) Home   WON 11-7
hide AUGUST
Sun 2 August GCTournament Grass Roots Area Final  
Mon 3 August GCLeague Enfield Away   WON 11-7
Thu 6 August GCLeague Leighton Linslade (Handicap) Home   WON 11-7
Fri 14 August GCFriendly Leighton Linslade Away   LOST 6-10
Thu 20 August GCLeague Wrest Park (Handicap) Home   WON 16-2
Thu 27 August GCFriendly Meldreth Home   WON 10-6
Sun 30 August GCTournament GC Double Trouble Tournament  
hide SEPTEMBER
Wed 2 September ACNational Colchester Away   WON 5-2
Thu 3 September GCFriendly High Wycombe Home   WON 12-4
Sat 5 - Sun 6 September (09:30) ACTournament AC All England H'cap Area Final Winner: Jonathan Lambton
Mon 7 September ACLeague St. Albans Home   DREW 3-3
Thu 10 September GCFriendly Wingrave Home   WON 13-3
Sat 12 September (09:30) ACTournament AC One-Day Tournament Winner: André Machell
Tue 15 September GCLeague GC Handicap League play-off
(Semi-final vs. Hunstanton)
Wrest Park   LOST 5-10
hide OCTOBER - DECEMBER
Sat 3 October (09:30) ACNational Bowdon Surbiton   WON 6-1
Sat 3 October (10:30) ACGC Private club event  
Sun 4 October (09:30) ACNational Reigate Priory Surbiton   LOST 2-5
Mon 5 October   End of summer season and courts closed  
Sun 18 October GCLeague GC Level Play League final
(Final vs. Colchester)
Away   LOST 8-10
Sun 29 November (19:00)   Quiz Night West Herts Sports Club, 8 Park Ave, Watford, WD18 7HP
Fri 11 December   Court 3 re-opened for winter play  
Key to symbols:
AC Association Croquet League League match Friendly Friendly match Tournament Tournament
GC Golf Croquet League League Regional finals National National club competition    

10:00am start for matches and 9:30am start for tournaments unless otherwise indicated.


See also the Croquet Association Fixtures Calendar and the East Anglian Croquet Federation Diary.

 

CLUB DAYS

Apart from when it clashes with the match calendar above, Club members meet each week during the playing season as follows. Club members who turn up at the lawns on one of these occasions can usually expect to get a game. At other times it is generally advisable to plan a specific game with another club member in advance. A list of members' contact details is posted inside the club hut.

Mondays AC Association Croquet from 14:00 (winter: from 11:00)
Tuesdays GC Golf Croquet from 11:00
Wednesdays AC Association Croquet from 14:00 (winter: from 11:00)
Thursdays
AC
court maintenance
Association Croquet from 16:00 (summer only)
Fridays GC Golf Croquet from 09:45
Saturdays AC Association Croquet from 14:00 (winter: from 11:00)
Sundays GC Golf Croquet from 12:00

 

COACHING

GC Three GC Coaching courses for 2015 will be held on Fridays 17 and 24 April, and 1 May from 10:00 - 12:00.

AC No details of any formal coaching courses currently available.

In addition to any more formal courses, free informal coaching for both Association and Golf Croquet is generally offered by the more experienced players on club days on an ad hoc basis to both existing club members and prospective new members.