AC Association Croquet

National The Mary Rose is a national inter-club team croquet competition that is run each year in England and Wales by the Croquet Association. Club teams comprise 4 players who must each have handicaps of at least 0, and with their aggregate handicap being at least 4. It is a knock-out competition played to Level Advanced rules, with the earlier rounds drawn on a regional basis to minimise travel times.

Fixtures contact: Simon Hathrell

This year is Watford's first venture into the competition.

Mary Rose match results by year:

All games: = Level Advanced
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names first)
Round 1
Fri 10 Jun
Colchester Away

WON 4-3

(Net index points: +17)
Gary Bennett (1½) &
Brian Havill (2)
lost to Nick Steiner (½) &
Rich Waterman (1½)
Ian Parkinson (2½) beat Peter Kenward (4) +11
Arthur Reed (2½) beat Jeff Farrington (2½) +6
Gary Bennett (1½) lost to Nick Steiner (½) -9
Brian Havill (2) lost to Rich Waterman (1½) -20tp
Ian Parkinson (2½) beat Jeff Farrington (2½) +19
Arthur Reed (2½) beat Peter Kenward (4) +9
Round 2
Mon 4 Jul
Pinchbeck Wrest Park

LOST 2-4

(Net index points: -35)
Gary Bennett (1½) &
Brian Havill (2)
beat John Filsak (2) &
Terrey Sparks (2)
Arthur Reed (2½) lost to Bob Thompson (2½) -2
Ian Parkinson (2½) lost to Mike Bowser (3½) -5
Gary Bennett (1½) lost to John Filsak (2) -24
Ian Parkinson (2½) beat Bob Thompson (2½) +10
Arthur Reed (2½) lost to Mike Bowser (3½) -23

Statistics (Watford players)
Name Singles
Ian Parkinson3-10-03-1
Arthur Reed2-20-02-2
Brian Havill0-11-11-2
Gary Bennett0-21-11-3

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.

See also: