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 are the defending national champions from 2021. Watford were also national champions in 2017, having previously become the champions in 2013 as well.

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

Fixtures contact: Geoff Johnson

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

All games: = Level Play
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names & scores first)
Preliminary round
bye  
Round 1
Mon 6 Jun
Phyllis Court Home

WON 5-2 [hoops: 106 - 89]

(Net index points: +16)
Geoff Johnson (2) &
Kevin Connolly (3)
beat Rick Lilley (2) &
Raghu Iyer (3)
7-4, 7-6
Steve Dennis (3) beat Michael Christmas (5) 7-5, 4-7, 7-6
André Machell (4) lost to Dianne Browne (3) 4-7, 5-7
Geoff Johnson (2) beat Rick Lilley (2) 7-2, 7-4
Kevin Connolly (3) beat Raghu Iyer (3) 7-1, 7-3
Steve Dennis (3) lost to Dianne Browne (3) 5-7, 7-5, 5-7
André Machell (4) beat Michael Christmas (5) 7-5, 6-7, 7-6
Quarter-final
Sun 31 Jul
Nottingham Home

WON 5-1 [hoops: 89 - 70]

(Net index points: +16)
Kevin Connolly (2) &
George Skinner (3)
beat Roger Watson (3) &
Cathy Turski (4)
5-7, 7-4, 7-5
André Machell (4) beat Debbie Watson (7) 7-5, 7-3
Steve Dennis (4) beat Andy Dixon (5) 7-5, 7-5
Kevin Connolly (2) beat Roger Watson (3) 7-3, 3-7, 7-3
André Machell (4) lost to Andy Dixon (5) 6-7, 5-7
Steve Dennis (4) beat Debbie Watson (7) 7-6, 7-3
Semi-final
Pendle & Craven tba

Walk-over conceded by Pendle & Craven

Final
tba
[tba] tba  

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Kevin Connolly4-14-18-2
Steve Dennis7-30-07-3
Geoff Johnson2-02-04-0
George Skinner0-02-12-1
André Machell4-50-04-5
 
Totals17-94-121-10


Matches start at 10.00 am unless otherwise indicated.

See also: