Mixed fortunes for Newport Croquet Club
PUBLISHED: 13:00 14 August 2019
Newport Croquet Club saw two teams in action last week, with contrasting fortunes.
Newport Elms visited Enfield under a cloudy sky and early rain, but the sun came out as they won two doubles on a golden hoop basis.
You may also want to watch:
However, the individual handicap singles did not go as well, although some went to golden hoops, with Elms losing all but one as Enfield eventually claimed a comfortable victory.
Newport Oaks enjoyed a win over Letchworth Reds in the East Anglian Handicap League, after winning both doubles matches and six of th eight singles for an 8-2 lead at lunch.
Letchworth rallied in the afternoon, but Oaks kept in front to run out 12-6 winners, with John Richardson winning three of his singles and only losing the fourth by a single hoop.
The Oaks are joint top in their league at thhe moment, however Enfield have won more hoops and other teams still have matches to play.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Saffron Walden Reporter. Click the link in the orange box above for details.