GC Golf Croquet

National The Golf Croquet Inter-Club Championship is a national competition sponsored by the Croquet Association. It is the top tier of national inter-club competition for Golf Croquet. Matches take place over 1 day, teams consist of four players, and there are no handicap restrictions.

Watford entered this competition for the first time in 2014, and did remarkably well to reach the national final. BUT In contrast, in both 2015 and 2016 we were knocked out in the first round. Last year we were knocked out in the second round.

The competition format is a standard knock-out.

Fixtures contact: Roger Nicholls

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, Watford is participating this year in a revised, smaller competition.

GC Inter-Club Championship results
by year:

All games: = Level Play
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names & scores first)
Round 1
Wed 22 Jul
High Wycombe Home

LOST 3-4 [hoops: 94 - 93]

(Net index points: +24)
Nick Archer (-2) &
Alan Clark (0)
lost to Keith Pound (-1) &
Ian Shore (-1)
4-7, 3-7
Simon Hathrell (0) lost to Stephen Wright (0) 5-7, 4-7
Geoff Johnson (1) beat David Warhurst (0) 4-7, 7-5, 7-4
Nick Archer (-2) beat Keith Pound (-1) 7-2, 7-5
Alan Clark (0) lost to Ian Shore (-1) 7-6, 5-7, 6-7
Simon Hathrell (0) beat David Warhurst (0) 7-4, 7-2
Geoff Johnson (1) lost to Stephen Wright (0) 5-7, 7-2, 2-7

Statistics (Watford players)
Name Singles
Geoff Johnson3-30-03-3
Simon Hathrell2-20-02-2
Nick Archer2-00-22-2
Alan Clark1-20-21-4

Matches start at 10.00 am unless otherwise indicated.

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