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Quiz March 20th - by Webmaster 07/02/2014 @ 21:04

The Quiz is cancelled.


Website newsletter - by JohnLow 09/01/2014 @ 10:04

The newsletter subscription box has been removed from the website.  It was felt to be no longer useful as club communications have been re-organised and it was unlikely further website-based newsletters would be produced.

Virtually all subscribers have other connections to the club so they can expect to continue to receive communications from us.


10/10 Golf Croquet Competition 10th November - by John_Low 10/11/2013 @ 16:53

8 teams came for a day's play in pleasant if chilly sunshine today.  The event was won by Janet Hoptroff and Robin Wootton.

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Full results:

  Fiona & Hala Sami & Graham Alan & David Sharon & Stella Jean & Ian Janet & Robin Maggie & Keith Richard & Clive Wins Block Position
Fiona & Hala   4-5 2-7 2-7 T 5-5 4-7 T 6 – 6 1-7 0.9 8
Sami & Graham W 5-4   5-7 4-7 3-7 3-7 3-7 3-7 1 7
Alan & David W 7-2 W 7-5   T 6-6 W 6-5 5-7 T 5-5   3.9 4
Sharon & Stella W 7-2 W 7-4 T 6-6   4-5 W 4-3 6-7 W 6-5 4.45 2
Jean & Ian T 5-5 W 7-3 5-6 W 5-4   4-7 W 7-5 4-7 3.45 6
Janet & Robin W 7-4 W 7-3 W 7-5 3-4 W 7-4   5-7 W 7-3 5 1
Maggie & Keith T 6 – 6 W 7-3 T 5-5 W 7-6 5-7 W 7-5   3-6 3.9 4
Richard & Clive W 7-1 W 7-3   5-6 W 7-4 3-7 W 6-3   4 3

 


End of season Dinner - by John_Low 20/10/2013 @ 09:06

A great evening, excellent company, brilliant food!

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Thanks Chrissy and team.  

Lots of cups to present.

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Congratulations to all the winners - and thanks to Alan for the excellent organisation and presentation.

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Well done (?), the Official Club Runner-Up!

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A final few words for the Chairman.

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Photos of cups being presented to follow, hopefully.


Results of Solomon Cup: John Daniels beats top seed - by Nick_Harris 09/10/2013 @ 08:51

Solomon Cup  SCCC  Southwick 28th/29th September 2013

John Daniels, having come through his semi-final  +13 against top seed, Mark Ormerod,  won the Solomon Cup  for the second year in succession by beating the Manager  +10 +12  in the  Bo3 Final.  Sadly there was a disappointingly low number of  entries (only 10) but this at least meant  that all players enjoyed games that were single banked  and plenty of space in the Club Hut to eat the excellent lunches provided by the Club!  The Consolation Swiss was won by Mark Ormerod who 26’d David Marsh in their last game of the weekend to finish on 4/5.

 

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Photo  John and Mark with Clive Hayton Deputy Chairman SCCC

 

Handicap Changes:          John Daniels from 0 to -.5  

               Bill Arliss  2 to 1.5

 

Solomon Cup KO  Consolation Swiss

KO

Mark Ormerod

beat

Paul Watson

+14

KO

John Daniels

beat

Alan Edwards

+18

Swiss

Alan Chance

beat

Jane Morrison

+20

KO

David Marsh

beat

Campbell Morrison 

+17

KO

Nick Harris

beat

Bill Arliss

+9

Swiss

John Daniels

beat

Campbell Morrison 

+22

Swiss

David Marsh

beat

Alan Edwards

+3

Swiss

Bill Arliss

beat

Paul Watson

+12

KO

Mark Ormerod

beat

Jane Morrison

+7

KO

Nick Harris

beat

Alan Chance

+2t

KO

Nick Harris

beat

David Marsh

+13

KO

John Daniels

beat

Mark Ormerod

+13

KO

John Daniels

beat

Nick Harris

+10  +12

   
 
   

Swiss

Paul Watson

beat

Campbell Morrison 

+3

Swiss

Bill Arliss

beat

Alan Edwards

+12

Swiss

Jane Morrison

beat

Alan Chance

+12

Swiss

Campbell Morrison 

beat

Alan Edwards

+2

Swiss

David Marsh

beat

Bill Arliss

+2

Swiss

Jane Morrison

beat

Paul Watson

+8t

Swiss

Mark Ormerod

beat

Alan Chance

+26

Swiss

Bill Arliss

beat

Jane Morrison

+12

Swiss

Campbell Morrison 

beat

Alan Chance

+22

Swiss

Paul Watson

beat

Alan Edwards

+6

Swiss

Mark Ormerod

beat

David Marsh

+26

 


GC Tournament on Sunder next - by Clive_Hayton 07/10/2013 @ 18:40

There are still places available on the 13th October event.  Enter on-line or email the Tournament Secretary!


The Golf Croquet B-Level Series (& National Final) - by John_Low 06/10/2013 @ 09:09

Sussex took part in this national Golf Croquet B-level Series this season, along with 10 other clubs.  Here are the results of the qualifying tournaments:

1. 4/5 May - Sussex County (handicaps 2-6) q: Janis Steins (Latvia)

2. 11 May  - Hamptworth #1 (handicaps 3-8) q: Keith Southern (Swanage)
3. 12 May - Hamptworth #2 (handicaps 3-8)  q: Richard Raby (Worcester)
4. 13 May - Watford (handicaps 2-7)             q: John Smallbone (Watford)
5. 22 June - Wrest Park (handicaps 3-7)       q: Ian Norris (Phyllis Court)
6. 17 July - Nottingham (handicaps 4-8)        q: Andrea Huxley (Guildford)
7. 27 July - Hamptworth #3 (handicaps 3-8)   q: Mike Salisbury (Bristol)
8. 28 July - Hamptworth #4 (handicaps 3-8)   q: David Cooper (Ham'worth)
9. 16/17 Aug - Phyllis Court (handicaps 4-8)  q: David Ball (Leighton-Lins.)
10. 17 Aug - Guildford (handicaps 2-7)           q: Derek Heath (Tunb. Wells)
11. 10 Sept - Edgbaston (handicaps 5-8)       q: Jean Ball (Leighton-Lins.)
                                        'Lucky Loser'      q. Dan Ellis (Thames Valley)
 
The final is on October 12th at Hamptworth.
 
The Series will be repeated next year and two additional clubs - Asby and Colchester - have agreed to join.
 
This Series was championed by Chris Roberts, current Editor of the Croquet Magazine and regular player in GC tournaments at Southwick.
 

Finals Weekend 2013 - by Clive_Hayton 03/10/2013 @ 08:14

The programme for this year's Finals Weekend is here.


End of season Dinner - by Clive_Hayton 29/09/2013 @ 21:31

End of Season Dinner

Friday 18th October 6.30pm for 7pm

 

Menu

 

Seafood Trio

A selection of Smoked Salmon, Mackerel Pate and Prawn Cocktail

or

Homemade Tomato Soup

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Prime Steak and Ale Pie

or

Goats Cheese & Red Pepper Tart

 

Seasonal Vegetables

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

or

Raspberry Trifle

or

Apple & Cinnamon Crumble

£12


Alternate Stroke Doubles 27 October: only 4 places left - by LucBerthouze 15/09/2013 @ 09:31

Anyone interested in playing in the 27 October Alternate Stroke Doubles tournament, please enter as soon as possible as we only have 4 places left! 
To apply go to: www.sussexcountycroquetclub.org.uk and follow the links to enter under the Winter tournament programme heading, email winter@sussexcountycroquetclub.org.uk or phone the Tournament Secretary. If possible please use the online entry system on the website. 
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