Saturday One Ball 12th August

Sue and Ken Cooper will be doing Saturday teas at this months Saturday One-Ball.

Sign in if you can, but just turn up for 1:15 if you would like to play or just rock up to enjoy the tea.

Upcoming Social Events

Wine Tasting evening – Saturday 15 July at 7pm. 

The Wine Tasting evening is cancelled owing to too few tasters signing up

Next Quiz Evening – Friday 01 September

Marjorie Aston – Funeral

Marjorie’s funeral is arranged for Friday 2nd June at 13.00hrs.

To take place at Birches Crematorium and Remembrance Park, Birches Lane, Lach Denis, Northwich, CW9 7SU.

Following the service there will be a gathering at her daughter, Gail’s home in Devisdale Road. 

Gail would like to have an idea of numbers attending the funeral or coming afterwards – if you let Kay Martin know she will pass on details.

Internal Competitions 2023

The Fotiadi Bowl was resurrected this year, open to new members in their first two seasons a the club and have a handicap of 20 or over. This was played on the 8th October and the Winner was David Beddy, for more details click here.

The draws, and results, of the Summer internal competitions were completed and are listed below.

Please note that for those competitions that members have two lives there are two sheets, Draw and Process. After clicking, scroll down to see the second page. The winner of each half will play each other in the final.

Click on a link to see the sheet.

For the Silver Box, a Plate competition was drawn and completed for all the first round losers.

A Class – Andrew Winn
B Class – Mike Shelmerdine
C Class – Jack Good
D-Class – Fred Owen

14pt Advanced – Angharrad Walters
14pt Handicap – Barry Keen

Silver Box – Jack Good

Silver Plate – Brian Medley

Doubles – Angharrad Walters & Charles Fraser

Short – Charles Harding

Level Play Golf – Angharrad Walters
Handicap Golf – Barry Keen

Charity One-Ball

22 members took part in this year’s CA charity one ball and the results were as follows.

  • Winner – Sylvia Steer
  • Runners up – Janet Guthrie & Monica Young
  • Joint 4th place – Cas Sinclair, Fred Owen & Sue Lucas

The total money raised so far is £185. with more promised.
We will be allocated so many places for the finals to be held at Nottingham 6th. May depending on our final money total.

Internal Competitions

BOWDON CROQUET CLUB

The draw for the 2022 internal competitions has been completed and are available to view on both the club notice board and on this website here.

ASSOCIATION CROQUET COMPETITIONS 2022

A Class   

B Class   

C Class    

D Class 

Doubles

14 Point Handicap 

14 Point Level Play

Silver Box 

Silver Plate

Short

Level Play Golf

Handicap Golf

One Ball Finals

Draw for one ball finals Saturday 18 March

Saturday 25 March Charity One Ball. ( UN Refugee Charity )Players are encouraged to wear sky blue)


Adrian Apps (63.7).  v. Diana Jerman (51.6)
Anne Whaley (58.0) v. Peter Mayne (60.34)
Tim McCoy. (60.34) v. Sue Lucas (56.6)
Brian Medley(53.9). v  Ros Pimlott (60.37)
Reserves Cas Sinclair (50.9). Steve Reynolds (50.8)

Summer Croquet

The summer season is nearly upon us.

The Summer lawn schedule will start after the clock change on 26th March.

However, the lawns will open an hour earlier (10:00 rather than 11:00) from the 27th February.

For this period (27th Feb – 27th March) Solomon Grundy on Tuesday will start at 10:00, The Thursday competition will start at 11:30 and the Saturday one ball will start at 11:45.

You will notice that from the 6th Feb, three short lawns will appear in the booking system, but blocked out till they open on the 27th March. This will allow booking ahead.

From the 27th March 

  • Lawns 4P, 4S, 5P & 5S will close replaced by the three Short Lawns.
  • Solomon Grundy will move to Mondays at 10:00. There will be a block booking on Mondays for short lawn competition registration.
  • The weekly 14pt Competition will move to Wednesdays at 10:00
  • The Saturday One Ball will be held on the 2nd Saturday of each month except when there is a competition when it moves to third Saturday. This should coincide with the weeks with a Saturday tea.

Lawn News

The verti-draining has now been completed and the lawns are now available for play.

All 5 lawns are available with lawn 5 being the one nearest to the Cinnamon club.

The following completions will be run: Solomon Grundy on 27th, 14 point on Thursday 29th and 1 ball on 31st.