If you’re interested in more aspects of the game, here are some links to other croquet web sites:
The national governing body for croquet in England and Wales. It has a wealth of useful information on association and golf croquet. There is also a shop where books, equipment and clothing can be purchased. Details and results of national competitions can be found at the following links:
|Mary Rose||Longman Cup||Secretary’s Shield|
Our regional federation organising coaching, development and leagues. The website contains a rolling calendar of events together with latest news and results.
|Advanced B Level||Weekend handicap||Mid-week handicap|
|Short lawn||Golf handicap||Level play golf|
There is also a useful list of croquet clubs in the north west together with contact details of club officers and match organisers and of mallet suppliers. Clubs and links to their websites are listed below.
|Bowdon||Culcheth||Keswick||Penrith & North Lakes|
|Chester||Flixton||Llanfairfechan||Southport & Birkdale|
|Craig-y-Don||Isle of Man||Pendle & Craven||Westmorland|
An independent and impressively comprehensive source of coaching tips and in depth technical information run by Dr Ian Plummer of Balliol College, Oxford.
An excellent website run by Chris and Jenny Clarke covering a wealth of croquet topics including laws training, stroke play, tactical coaching for both association and golf croquet, equipment and chosing the right mallet, lawn care and some fun stuff such as croquet trivia quizzes. Access to the website is free but full access requires enrolment and log-in.
Launched in 2017 as a centre of excellence for croquet coaching and development in the north of England and now running a full programme of courses. Based at the grounds of York Croquet Club near the centre of the city and within a few minutes’ walk of the station.
Founded in 2007 as a centre of excellence for croquet tuition and runs a comprehensive programme of courses. Located at Sussex County Croquet Club in Southwick near Brighton.
A website dedicated to collecting and showing good croquet videos and photographs. Contains some excellent video clips of top quality games but, sadly, the site is not being kept up to date.
A US-based online magazine, featuring all aspects of the game.