GC Golf Croquet

National The Golf Croquet Inter-Club (Murphy) Shield is a national competition sponsored by Croquet England. 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 also national champions in 2017 and 2021, having previously become the champions in 2013 as well. Last year we lost to Enfield in the first round.

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
Sat 11 May
High Wycombe Away

WON 4-2 [hoops: 91 - 89]

(Net index points: -42)
Eddie Chung (1) &
Geoff Johnson (2)
beat Keith Toovey (2) &
Mark Higgins (3)
0-7, 7-3, 7-3
Arthur Reed (2) beat Martin Dock (5) 7-5, 7-6
George Skinner (3) lost to Chris Webbley (5) 4-7, 4-7
Eddie Chung (1) beat Keith Toovey (2) 7-6, 7-1
Geoff Johnson (2) vs. Mark Higgins (3) 5-7, 7-6
Arthur Reed (2) lost to Chris Webbley (5) 3-7, 6-7
George Skinner (3) beat Martin Dock (5) 7-4, 6-7, 7-6
Round 1
Mon 17 Jun
Wrest Park Home

WON 4-2 [hoops: 90 - 75]

(Net index points: +38)
Eddie Chung (1) &
Geoff Johnson (2)
beat George Collin (2) &
Glynis Davies (2)
7-4, 7-3
John Smallbone (2) beat Michael Tideswell (3) 7-1, 7-5
Larry Fisher (4) lost to Terry Collis (2) 5-7, 7-4, 4-7
Eddie Chung (1) vs. George Collin (2) 7-6, 3-7
Geoff Johnson (2) beat Terry Collis (2) 7-5, 7-4
John Smallbone (2) lost to Glynis Davies (2) 4-7, 4-7
Larry Fisher (4) beat Michael Tideswell (3) 7-6, 7-2
Quarter-final
tba
Newport Away  

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Eddie Chung3-14-17-2
Geoff Johnson3-14-17-2
Larry Fisher3-20-03-2
Arthur Reed2-20-02-2
John Smallbone2-20-02-2
George Skinner2-30-02-3
 
Totals15-114-119-12


Matches start at 10.00 am unless otherwise indicated.

See also: