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Transition Year Croquet

Transition year students from Temple Carrig School in Greystones began a module in croquet at Newcastle Croquet Club today, 8th Sept 2022. A keen bunch of 14 students showed plenty of promise on their first outing.

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SCA v CAI Women’s GC match

The Balgreen Club in Edinburgh hosted the first ever GC match between Scottish and Irish women croquet players. The Irish team have some experience of playing Spain in the last few years, but it was a first outing for the Scottish team. Rosemary Saunders Robertson, the Scottish captain and star player fell victim to covid just before the match and could not take part, seriously depleting the SCA firepower.   This resulted in a fairly easy win for the CAI players winning 57 of the 76 games played.

Irish Open 2022 Results

The Irish Open Championships were played at Carrickmines C&LTC from 30th July until 6th August 2022.  The event was played in fine sunny weather with the occasional shower on some days.

The results of the Singles Championship of Ireland was:
Winner: Danny Johnston.
Runner up: Andy Johnston.

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World Team Championship Report

Ireland narrowly avoided relegation at the World Team Championships at Budleigh Salterton Croquet Club by beating Sweden 4-2 to stay in Tier 2.1. Both teams had already lost to the stronger Welsh and Scottish teams and Ireland needed a good performance against the Scandinavians.