Match reports 6, 7, 9 June 2019

Four teams from Chester Croquet Club were in action this week.
On Thursday 6th June Chester Chariots played Bury Sovereigns at home in the North West Federation Level Play Golf league. The day was sunny and both teams enjoyed the day. Team captain Christine Thomas led Paul Taylor and Janet Jackson to a 16 – 2 win.
Also on Thursday the golf croquet handicap team played away at Bowdon. It was a very close match with the final score being 10 – 8 to Bowdon. The Chester team was Brian Hayes, captain, Jayne Taylor, Ian Graham and Cynthia Graham.
The Longman Cup is a national competition for association croquet played all over the country. On Friday 7th June in terribly wet conditions the Chester team of captain David Boyd, David Guyton, James Thomas and Sally Slater triumphed 7 – 0 over a team from Bowdon at home to go through to the next round.
Finally on Sunday 9th June the North West Federation association short lawn croquet league match was played between Chester and Bowdon at Bowdon. The team from Chester was captained by Jayne Taylor with team members Paul Taylor, Sally Slater and Robert Jones. The final score was 12 – 4 to Bowdon.