James Death won the CA Men's AC Championship held at Budleigh Salterton 13-17 June 2018. James beat Mark Suter (Cheltenham) 26qnp-0, 26qp-0, 25-26, 26qpo-14 in the final of the knockout. The scoreline indicates that James was on top form, including an exhibition of peeling, par excellence.
Three Nottingham players played in the AC Home Internation Event held at Bowdon on 9th - 10th June 2018. Miranda Chapman (England), Ian Burridge (Wales, Capt) and Peter Moore (Ireland) represented their country, England won the event, winning all three Tests.
26th - 27th May 2018
Richard Bilton (h/c -2) beat Stuart M Smith (Northampton h/c 0) 7-1, 7-5 in the final of the knockout to win the Hunstanton GC A Level tournament.
Gary Bennett (Watford Cassio) beat Clive Goode (Nottingham) in the final of the B Level knockout. Gary won 26-2 & 26tp-13 in the best of three. For the second time in a week, ducks were seen paddling on lawn one prior to a delayed start of play. Once underway everyone enjoyed drying conditions and sunny weather for the event. With three triple peels recorded on Saturday, players found the lawns to their liking. It was good to welcome both old friends and newcomers to the popular B Level. Many thanks to Richard and Michelle White for their ever popular managerial and catering expertize.
After clearing the ducks off the croquet lawn lakes, Nottingham won their first round match 5 - 2 against Newport.
Viv Staley (12) & Andrew Beaumont (11) vs Jim Potter (6) & David Haslam (20) Notts win 26-20
Mark Lansdale (14) vsChris van Essen (5) Newport win 26-16
Alex McIntyre (14) vs Yellar (10) Notts win 26-4
Mark Lansdale (14) vs Jim Potter (6) Notts win 26-1
Alex McIntyre (14) vs David Haslam (20) Notts win 26-15
Andrew Beaumont (11) vs Chris van Essen (5) Newport win 26-17
Viv Staley (12) vs Yellar (10) Notts win 26-13