Enfield Croquet Club - 1993 to 2023 Celebrating 30 Glorious Years
Enfield Croquet Club - 1993 to 2023Celebrating 30 Glorious Years

Welcome to Enfield Croquet Club

Great to see you visiting our website which is full of information about the game of croquet and our Club.   If you have any queries or want further information please contact secretary@enfieldcroquet.org.

Want To Learn Croquet?   

If you missed out on the recent introductory course we held and are interested in learning more about croquet and the Enfield Croquet Club, please do email us at enfieldcroquetclub@outlook.com with your enquiry and we will get back to you as soon as possible.    We are always on the look out for members so give us a shout!

First Two-Shot Champion - David Frost - Is Crowned At Enfield

Thursday, 7th June - Twelve players spent the morning in beautiful sunshine for the first outing of Two-Shot GC at Enfield.    Part of our monthly tournament programme, it was a format that was new to all - making for an interesting and rather exciting outcome.   Click here for a detailed report by Thomas Halliday!

Nigel Owen Wins GC All-England Qualifier

6th June - the GC All-England Qualifier took place  which was contested by David Frost, Colin Carver, Nigel Owen and Brian Dawes - as they appear on the left!


The current National Grassroots Champion, Nigel Owen won all three of his games, including a critical 7-6 win over 2nd-place Colin, whose two wins saw his handicap go down to 8. Congratulations to Nigel, who qualifies for the Area Final to be held at Surbiton at the end of July. If he does well there, the National Final takes place in Guildford in September.

Enfield Commence B Level Challenge With Win

Enfield welcomed Ipswich to our lawns on Monday, 3rd June for the first B Level match of the EACF League.   Every game was fiercely contested and Enfield eventually won the day with a scoreline of 12-8.

Enfield East Start Battle For Top Place!

Enfield East chase Enfield West up the EACF Central division table with a winning 12-6 battle over the Barnet Roundheads on Friday, 24th May.

Enfield V St Albans Draw in AC Competition

Thursday, 24th May - Enfield's AC Team maintain their status of no losses to St Albans since 2013 as they return home with a 2-2 draw.

Second Win In A Week Puts Enfield West In Top Slot

This team is on a bit of a roll as it took on Meldreth in the EACF GC Handicap League on Friday, 17th May with a 11-7 win.  Can they keep their no 1 position on the table??

Big Win For Enfield West

On Monday 13th May our Enfield West team ran out very worthy winners against Newport Oaks with a resounding 14-4 victory.

Away Win Starts Our Open GC Race

Tuesday, 30th April - Enfield started the Open GC league with a narrow win away to Newport - final score 10-8. On paper, it should have been relatively easy, with Newport fielding two players with 6 handicaps. But they made us work for our win. 

Fabulous AC Win - First of the Season  

On Monday, 22nd April, Enfield's AC team took on the might of Northampton in a tense day of strong competition and valiant efforts all round.   A full report can be found in the news section but a great start to the AC season and augers well for our next match at St Albans!

ECC Welcomes Leighton Linslade

Every year we try and play a few friendlies with other clubs and on Friday, 22nd April, we hosted Leighton Linslade for a GC doubles day.    We saw pairings of David Frost and Karin Hinds, Peter Brock and Jagruti Gandhi, Michael Broadway and John Street, and Frances Broadway and Phillip Hawes. Both Karin and Jagruti were making their first appearances for the club.   Captain David Frost reported that “it was quite a close contest and I believe enjoyed by all.   The weather (once again) could have been kinder.”  We won 9 – 7.

EACF Enfield Derby

This week (Monday, 15th April) saw the first of the East Anglian Croquet Federation league matches with the Club’s two teams competing for the first GC handicap win of the season.   Enfield West and Enfield East fought valiantly against extreme cold, harsh winds, torrential rain and hailstorms as well as some sunny moments last Monday.   Enfield East got off to a strong start until Enfield West found their form and won the day at 11-7.

Graham Curtis Wins The First Of ECC's Internal Tournaments  

Thursday, 4th April 2024 - Graham Curtis was again the quickest out of the blocks, winning our season-opening 10:10 contest for a second year in a row. Graham has now won three of the last eight monthly Thursday Series competitions - well done!

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