AC League Association Croquet

Last year the league was completed in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, and Watford cam 4th. The winner was Wrest Park.

This year's Regional final will be played at Newport on Sunday 2nd October.

Fixtures contact: Simon Hathrell

League tables by year:
Watford match results by year:

All games: H 26pt Handicap
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names first)
Wed 20 Apr Letchworth Away

LOST 2-4

(Net index points: -20)
Nick Archer (1½) &
Mark Homan (4½)
beat George Woolhouse (3) &
John Noble (4½)
+1T
Gary Bennett (½) &
Adam Huby (7)
lost to Keith Rhodes (3) &
Colin Davies (7)
-15
Gary Bennett (½) lost to Keith Rhodes (3) -26
Nick Archer (1½) beat George Woolhouse (3) +11
Mark Homan (4½) lost to John Noble (4½) -6
Adam Huby (7) lost to Colin Davies (7) -23
Mon 23 May Northampton Home

WON 4-2

(Net index points: 0)
John Smallbone (3½) &
Mark Homan (4½)
beat Lionel Tibble (-1) &
Mike Hills (1½)
+4
Simon Hathrell (-1) &
John Bee (10)
beat Nick Evans (1) &
Mel Christie (20)
+5T
Simon Hathrell (-1) beat Lionel Tibble (-1) +9
John Smallbone (3½) lost to Nick Evans (1) -5T
Mark Homan (4½) lost to Mike Hills (1½) -12
John Bee (10) beat Mel Christie (20) +1T
Wed 8 Jun St. Albans Home

LOST 0-6

(Net index points: -40)
Nick Archer (1½) &
Robin Barry (11)
lost to Heather Bennett (1½) &
Roger Bowman (11)
-19
Geoff Johnson (3) &
Wendy Spencer-Smith (22)
lost to Stephen Mills (4½) &
Stuart Stafford (12)
-14
Nick Archer (1½) lost to Heather Bennett (1½) -8
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to Stephen Mills (4½) -21
Robin Barry (11) lost to Roger Bowman (11) -23
Wendy Spencer-Smith (22) lost to Stuart Stafford (12) -7
Mon 11 Jul Wrest Park Home

DREW 3-3

(Net index points: +20)
Alan Clark (3½) &
André Machell (6)
lost to George Collin (0) &
John Bevington (1½)
-8
Simon Hathrell (-1) &
Adam Huby (7)
lost to Bryan Harral (-½) &
Peter Aspinall (10)
-7T
Simon Hathrell (-1) beat Bryan Harral (-½) +5T
Alan Clark (3½) lost to George Collin (0) -8
André Machell (6) beat John Bevington (1½) +3T
Adam Huby (7) beat Peter Aspinall (10) +4T
Fri 9 Sep Enfield Away  

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Simon Hathrell2-01-13-1
John Bee1-01-02-0
Nick Archer1-11-12-2
Mark Homan0-22-02-2
André Machell1-00-11-1
John Smallbone0-11-01-1
Adam Huby1-10-21-3
Gary Bennett0-10-10-2
Robin Barry0-10-10-2
Geoff Johnson0-10-10-2
Wendy Spencer-Smith0-10-10-2
Alan Clark0-10-10-2
 
Totals6-103-59-15

 

Final league position for Watford:

EACF League Championship play-offs

(3-way match for Beds & Herts, Essex & Suffolk and Northern league winners.)

All games: H 26pt Handicap
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names first)
Sun 2 Oct [tba] Newport  


See also: