GC Golf Croquet

National The Golf Croquet Inter-Club (Murphy) Shield is a national competition sponsored by the Croquet Association. Teams consist of four players with an aggregate handicap of at least 12. One player may have a handicap of 2, the others must be higher.

Watford were national champions in 2017, having previously become the champions in 2013 as well.

The competition format is a single-life knock-out.

Handicaps shown below are the new GC handicaps.

Fixtures contact: Roger Nicholls

GC Inter-Club (Murphy) Shield results by year:

All games: = Level Play
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names & scores first)
Round 1
bye  
Round 2
Tue 5 Jun
Camerton & Peasedown Home

WON 4-3 [hoops: 114 - 113]

(Net index points: +67)
Brian Havill (2) &
Anne Dennis (5)
beat Maureen Boys (2) &
Rosalind Key-Pugh (3)
7-6, 6-7, 7-6
Robin Barry (7) beat Patrick Knight (6) 7-6, 7-5
André Machell (8) beat Robin Oldland (4) 7-6, 7-4
Brian Havill (2) beat Maureen Boys (2) 7-5, 5-7, 7-4
Anne Dennis (5) lost to Rosalind Key-Pugh (3) 7-6, 5-7, 6-7
Robin Barry (7) lost to Robin Oldland (4) 2-7, 7-6, 4-7
André Machell (8) lost to Patrick Knight (6) 7-3, 5-7, 4-7
Quarter-final
Tue 3 Jul
(10:30 start)
Sussex County Home

WON 4-1 [hoops: 94 - 81]

(Net index points: +24)
Brian Havill (2) &
John Smallbone (3)
beat Richard Carline (2) &
Morgan Case (3)
7-4, 7-6
George Skinner (3) beat Mike Kavanagh (5) 7-5, 7-4
John Bee (5) beat David King (4) 3-7, 7-1, 7-6
Brian Havill (2) beat Richard Carline (2) 7-6, 7-5
George Skinner (3) vs. David King (4) 7-5, 6-7
John Smallbone (3) lost to Morgan Case (3) 6-7, 6-7
John Bee (5) vs. Mike Kavanagh (5) 7-4, 3-7
Semi-final
tba
Hamptworth Away  

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Brian Havill4-14-18-2
George Skinner3-10-03-1
Robin Barry3-20-03-2
André Machell3-20-03-2
John Bee3-20-03-2
Anne Dennis1-22-13-3
John Smallbone0-22-02-2

Totals
17-124-121-13


Matches start at 10.00 am unless otherwise indicated.

See also: