Grimshaw Cup

Sunday 21 July

This is an afternoon of handicap Golf Croquet on half size lawns. The precise format is based on the number of participants. Please arrive by 1:15 so I can sort out an order of play to begin at 1:30. It will come to a close at around 5:00.

Tennis players are most welcome, to take part and use the spare mallets. Basic coaching will be available from 12:00

GC Doubles 2019

By July 1Before Finals DayFinals Day
Diana & AdrianJim & Mary 7-4 7-6Jim & Mary 7-3 7-6
Jim & Mary
Mike & CliveMike & Clive 7-3
Julian & Chris
Sally & JohnSally & John 2-7 7-2 7-5Kevin & Peter 7-6 7-4
Joan & Lyn
Sarah & JayKevin & Peter 7-4
Kevin & Peter

AC Doubles 2019

By July 1Before Finals DayFinals Day
Sue & Rod
Julian & ChrisJulian & Chris +2TPaul & Robert +4T
Paul & Robert
Garry & CliveGarry & Clive +1T
Joan & LynJoan & Lyn +4T
Kevin & Peter

GC Vase Draw & Process 2019

DrawJuly1August 1B4 FinalsFinals
JimJim 7-4 7-2Jim w/oJim 7-3 7-5
Jay
PaulPeter w/o
Peter
LynLyn 7-1 7-2Lyn score?
Diana
SarahSarah
Bye 2
GarryGarry 7-5 7-6Kevin w/o
Mike
JoanKevin 5-7 7-6 7-4
Kevin
Bye 3CliveRobert w/o
Clive
MaryRobert 7-5 7-3
Robert
ProcessJuly 1August 1B4 FinalsFinals
JimJim 7-6 5-7 7-5Jim 4-7 7-5 7-4Jim 7-6 7-6
Garry
LynLyn
Bye 3
PaulJoan w/oSarah score?
Joan
SarahSarah 7-5 7-5
Mary
JayMike 6-7 7-4 7-5Mike 7-3 7-5
Mike
DianaDiana
Clive
PeterKevin w/oKevin 7-4 7-6Kevin 7-4 7-6
Kevin
Bye 2Robert
Robert

Woeful Week in Worcestershire (www)

Last week saw two teams visit Worcestershire, one on Thursday and one on Saturday. The first was an AC fixture in the Federation league. As a team, we came second with a score of 0-5. We wuz whipped! Worcester Norton certainly wanted revenge for the defeat at DG last year and got it in a big way. Your reporter managed 2 hoops in his singles in the afternoon…. Still, the drive there and back was nice, if a little quiet on the way home! That was due to sleepers, not the result…. They shall remain nameless!

On Saturday, the GC team visited Broadwas – oh! the delights of those lawns! – with Clive Moncrieff, making, I believe, his GC debut for the team. Clive managed a very creditable 1 win, 2 defeats, with 3 draws. The match result was 8.5 – 11.5 to the Broadwas team. Kevin Ham, Jay Dyer and John Cording made up the rest of the team.

Competitions – deadline approaches!

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for completing the first round of matches in the Dyffryn Cup and the Vase is rapidly approaching. They should be completed by 1st July. The manager is away – so the mice will not play? – at the moment. He’s probably sharpening his axe as we read….

Home Internationals

This weekend, 8&9 June, sees the Home Internationals being played at Budleigh Salterton. Wales take on the other home nations over two days, with each team consisting of 5 players. Each player takes on their opposite number in a best of 3 match. Wales have three Dyffryn players in the team for the weekend – Chris Williams, John Evans and Garry McElwain. The rest of the team are Ian Burridge (capt) and Rich Waterman. Pob lwc!

New Website

Our new club website is now live.

The site is part of a Croquet Association project to provide websites to clubs around the country, and ours was one of the pilot clubs involved in testing the new system.

Check back for regular news updates.