Winter Competitions

The club opens one (or possibly two) slightly undersized lawn during the latter part of the winter months, usually from mid-February until the main lawns open in April. During this time, the lawn may be used during the week for practice or friendly games, weather permitting. During this period we also run a series of one-day winter competitions at the weekends, which alternate between one-ball Association Croquet and Golf Croquet. Places are limited to 8 people per day, so events are often fully booked. Members will be notified before the lawn opens, and given the opportunity to tell the organiser which events they would like to play in, and he will then allocate the places. If you later wish to play in an event you had not chosen, you should contact the manager for the day, who will be able to tell you if any places remain. Members should be aware that events may be cancelled at short notice if the lawns are too wet.


Once the lawns are open for winter croquet, they will be bookable for individual games during the week, and we will set up the lawn booking system to allow for this.  However, the lawns should not be used if they are waterlogged.  The weekends will be restricted to organised competitions as before and detailed below.


This year's Winter Croquet is being organised by Bernard Jones.


Winter Croquet 2022

Day Date AC/GC Manager Winner
Sat 19 Feb      GC  cancelled  
Sun 20 Feb       AC      cancelled  
Sat 26 Feb     AC      Alan Edwards  Annabel McDiarmid
Sun 27 Feb      GC  Jeff Dawson  Jeff Dawson
Sat 05 Mar      GC  Suzanne Burroughs  Barry Huxley
Sun 06 Mar  AC      Colin Groves  Annabel McDiarmid
Sat 12 Mar  AC      Max Byfield  Max Byfield
Sun 13 Mar      GC  Nick Harvey  Mike Town
Sat 19 Mar      GC  Mike Beck  David Eno
Sun 20 Mar  AC      Bernard Jones  Jeff Dawson
Sat 26 Mar  AC      Andrew Dutton  Annabel McDiarmid
Sun 27 Mar      GC  Michael Hague  Richard Blythen