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

Christmas Dinner

Sunday 9 December


A well attended and enjoyable meal with £166 added to club funds.



Thanks to All.

Quiz Night

Friday 2 November


Our second Quiz Night was held at Enfield Cricket Club’s congenial clubhouse and was much enjoyed by all who attended.

Iris and Les Tilley and family dealt with the questions and Marian Cuckson and Valerie Rennie organised the food and refreshments.

Andrew Fall’s team were the winners yet again!

All proceeds - just under £300 - to Club funds, many thanks to everyone involved.

EACF B Level Final

30 September


Enfield win 4 - 3



Enfield’s GC Handicap Knockout Final

29 September


Henry Hobbs beat David Frost 7 - 3


Enfield’s GC Level Play Knockout Competition

28 September


Henry Hobbs beat Brian Dawes 7 - 6



Ladies GC Handicap knockout Final

25 September


Mary Grove beat Frances 7 - 6


AC Handicap Knockout Final

17 September

Michael Broadway beat David Frost 26 - 17

Croquet Association AC All England Handicap Final 7 and 8 September at Wrest Park

Thomas Halliday wins


Fantastic - well done Thomas


Chairman's Cup

3 September

Nicola Hyde beat Brian Sturt to win the Chairman's Cup




Edgbaston GC C-level

3 September


Thomas Halliday wins


Very well Thomas

All-England AC Handicap Regional Final at Surbiton


Thomas Halliday qualified for the National Final next weekend at Wrest Park.


Twelve players played five matches each over two days. Thomas was the high handicap player but won four out of five and qualified for the national final in second place (three-way tie from first to third broken by quality of opponent).


Very well done Thomas 


Letchworth Reds v West

30 August


Lost 12.5 - 5


All England GC Handicap Competition Semi Final


28 players took part in the area finals of the competition which David Barnicoat won last year.


David Frost and Marian Hardy travelled to Surbiton where an excellent day's play was organised including lunch and a cream tea.


Everyone played 7 games.


Marian won her group and both qualified for the finals at Hunstanton 22 - 23 September.


Marian pleased to report that the organisers of the event lowered her handicap from 16 to 11.


Very well done to both.

Leighton Linslade v North - GC B Level

Friday 24 August  


Won 6 - 1

Through to Final on Sunday 30 September at Newport


Newport Elms v West - GC Handicap

21 August


Lost 5 - 13

Dave Hill, Des, Andrew, Alan Bateman

Star player Dave Hill won all his 4 singles. Des won 1.

North v Newport Hawks - GC B Level

17 August


Won 7 - 0

Team David Barnicoat, Peter Brock, Des Taylor, Andrew Fall.

Hoop difference 106 - 56.


Guildford and Godalming Golf Croquet B-Level Level Play Tournament

4 August


Henry Hobbs loses 7 - 4 in the Final

A very long day on extremely fast, dry lawns and baking sunshine. Very well done Henry.


Level v Newport Harriers 3 August

Won 4 - 3


Level v ColchesterGC Open Play

30 July



Report to follow


Level v Ipswich

27 July


Report to follow

AELTC v An Enfield Eight - Level friendly

26 July


Lost 6 - 7


Pictures Mary's and David's


Enfield v Northampton AC

23 July


Won 6 - 0


North v Letchworth Kites

13 July


Won 6 - 1



Newport Oaks v East

10 July

Won 11.5 - 6.5


West v Letchworth Blues

9 July


Won 14 - 4


Enfield v Nottingham Longman Cup

6 July


Lost 2 - 5


Meldreth v East

5 July


Lost 6 - 4

Hunstanton B Level Play

30 June


Won by Henry Hobbs


Lost first game 6-7 then won the next 4 games to enter the semi final. Won semi final 7-2, and won 7-6 in final.


10:00 to 19:30. A long day!

Melgrave v Enfield AC

30 June


2 - 2


Croquet Academy's GC Coached High Bisque Tournament (Handicap 10+) at Southwick

Thursday 28 June

Marian Cuckson came 1st and Mary Grove came second


West v Meldreth

28 June


Won 15½ to 2½

First external team game for Marian Hardy



West v Newport Oaks

22 June


Won 16 - 2



North v Wrest Park

18 June


Won 4 - 3


Letchworth GC 3 - 8 Handicap

Friday 8 June


Des Taylor lost 8 - 10 in the Final
Andrew Fall was in the Semi Final


East v Newport Elms

4 June


Won 10 - 8



Letchworth Falcons v North

21 May


Won 6 - 1


Wrest Park GC Level Play 3 - 8

16 May


Dave Hill wins

Henry is third

Letchworth Blues v East

11 May


Won 12.5 - 5.5



Wrest Park v Enfield AC

17 May


Won 5 - 2



West v East

9 May


Won 10 - 8

Report to follow


Enfield v St Albans AC

7 May


Won 5 - 1



Camerton and Peasdale v Enfield  - National Murphy Shield

4 May


Lost 2 - 5


Watford v Enfield AC

25 April


Drew 3 - 3


Internal Doubles Tournament

23 April


Won By Mary Grove and Henry Hobbs

Runners Up Alan Foott and Ian Moore

Enfield Croquet Club

Bush Hill Park Recreation Ground

Cecil Avenue

Enfield EN1 1PS


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