• Ross Bagni (Leighton Linsdale) retains Nottingham GC B Level

    Ross Bagni beat fellow Leighton Linsdale player Jean Ball 7-5 in the final to retain the GC B Level on 12th July.

    Paul Durkin (Long Eaton) beat Robert Cook (Cheam) 7-5 for third place.

    24 players attended the 11th running of Nottinghams GC B Level Tournament, the top two from 6 blocks progressed to a knockout format.

    All results can be seen on the croquet scores website.  

  • James Death won AC Open Doubles with Samir Patel

    James Death and Samir Patel won the AC Open Doubles, beating Reg Bamford and Stephen Mulliner 2-1 in the final.  James lost to Reg, the eventual winner, in the quarter-final of the singles,

  • Hallam Doubles Weekend

    Twenty Nottingham members and a future star of croquet, Andisha Hallam helping her parents around the lawn, (dont tell their opponents), played this years Hallam Doubles weekend. 

    The event was started to help new members play competitive croquet and improve their game and this year was no different.

    This years winners :-

    Omied hallam (-1) & Andy Dixon (16) beat Sue Wileman (11) & Alex McIntyre (16) +1 on time in a very close final.

    Phillipine Hallam (16) won the most peels with 9 over the weekend and an amazing 6 in one game.

    Alex McIntyre (16) only just beat Mark Lansdale (18) by one to make the most hoops with 46.

    Paddy Chapman (-2.5) & Cathy Turski (18) won the quickest game in a fast 1hr 26mins.

    Andy Dixon won the quiz, with no help from partner Omied.

    Jan Draper (18) won the most improved player award and Martin Beacon (1) won the Brian Hallam award for the most encouraging partner.

    The event raised over £100 for Cancer research in memory of Brian Hallam.


  • Ian Lines won the East Midlands Championship

    Ian beat James Death in the final +20tp, +14otp.

    Andy Myers beat Omied Hallam in the 3rd / 4th place and Alain Giraud beat Richard Huxley to win the Plate.

  • Nottingham lose 2-5 to Pinchbeck (Mary Rose)

    Played at Nottingham on Wednesday 7th June.

    Martin Beacon (1.5) & Dave Gunn (1.5) lost to Adrian Kirby (-0.5) & Bob Thompson (2) -2

    Ian Draper (2.5) beat Terrey Sparks (2) +5

    Michael Finnigan (3) lost to Mike Bowser (3) -3

    Afternoon games

    Dave lost to Adrian -8

    Martin beat Bob +10

    Ian lost to Mike -22

    Michael lost to Terrey -8

    Adrian had only achieved his minus grading in the last week and hence he was able to play in the match.


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