Newport lose out to Hunstanton in East Anglian Croquet Federation competition

13:44 13 June 2014

Newport

Newport's croquet team was John Sibson, Maureen Goodchild, Clive Cassidy and Francis Lambert. Hunstanton’s tea was Terrey Sparks, Jeff Race, David Thirtle-Watts and Derk Cole.

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Newport Croquet Club hosted an East Anglian Croquet Federation Golf Croquet Level Play Competition.

Four members from Hunstanton travelled to Newport to take on four members of the host club.

The is a competition without handicaps and each player had to play four games of single play and one game of pairs. In all there were 18 games.

At lunch time Hunstanton were leading 8-4, and at the completion of all the singles matches, by 10-6.

Hunstanton won the two final games of pairs, so took the match 12-6.

Despite Newport’s defeat the day was an enjoyable and friendly one played in warm sunshine.

The photograph shows all the players unveiling Newport Croquet Club’s new club flag. In the picture: John Sibson (Newport), Terrey Sparks, Jeff Race, Maureen Goodchild (Newport), David Thirtle-Watts, Cassidy Clive (Newport), Francis Lambert (Newport), and Derk Cole.

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