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 fifth year in the competition, having won it in 2017 and been runners-up in 2018.
Following the Covid-19 pandemic, Watford is participating this year in a revised, smaller competition.
Mary Rose match results by year:
|Date||Opponents||Venue||Results (Watford names first)|
Wed 29 Jul
WON 4-1(Net index points: +8)
Handicap change: Mike Bowser 3 to 2½
Wed 2 Sep
LOST 1-4(Net index points: -28)
Handicap change: Mike Hedge 3½ to 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.