2024 National Competitions

Links to relevant pages on the Croquet England web site:

Mary Rose Longman Secretary’s Shield Short
Inter-Club
GC
Inter-Club
Murphy
Shield

Mary Rose Inter-Club Trophy

A national full lawn advanced association croquet knock-out competition. Players must have handicaps of 0 and above and teams must have an aggregate handicap of at least 4.

Team organiser: Robin Tasker   Telephone: 01829 751666

First round By 12 May Bye
Second round Thu, 23 May v Bowdon (H)
postponed due to rain to Tuesday, 28 May
Quarter final By 14 July
Semi final By 1 September
Final 28 September

Longman Trophy

A national full lawn association croquet handicap knock-out competition. Players must have handicaps of 3.5 and above and teams must have an aggregate handicap of at least 24.

Team organiser: Robin Tasker   Telephone: 01829 751666

First round Sat, 27 April v Bury (H) L 2 – 5
Second round By 1 July
Quarter final By 29 July
Semi final By 2 September
Final 28 September

Short Croquet Inter-Club

A national short lawn association croquet handicap knock-out competition for winners of regional competitions in the previous year. Players must have handicaps of 20 or below.

Team organiser: Sally Slater   Telephone: 01244 677645

First round
Semi final
Final

GC Inter-Club Shield

A national level play golf croquet competition. No handicap restrictions.

Team organiser:  John Hampson  Telephone: 07396 364702

First round 22 April v Bowdon (A) L 2 – 5
Quarter final By 8 July
Semi final By 2 September
Final 8 September

Murphy Inter-Club Shield

A national level play golf croquet competition with handicap restrictions. One player may have a handicap of one, other players must have handicaps of 2 or above and teams must have an aggregate handicap of at least 8.

Team organiser: John Hampson  Telephone: 07396 364702

Preliminary round By 7 May Bye
First round Thu, 9 May v Ashby (H) W 6 – 1
Quarter final By 22 July v winner of Branston v Croquet Durham
Semi final By 2 September
Final On or before      29 September