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Croquet's New Home in North County Dublin

Croquet's New Home in North County Dublin

this weekend at Newbridge House, Donabate:

Open Draw for all-comers. All ages welcome;

Prizes including hamper, meal vouchers, chocolates;

Lawn available for casual play all both days;

Exhibition games featuring Irish Champions past and present;

CAI vs SCA Appleton Trophy Results

The Scots were holders of the trophy, having won convincingly last year and sent a strong team to Dublin in the hope of retaining it. Their two leading players had minus handicaps.

Appleton Trophy this weekend

For those wishing to follow progress in the Appleton match against the Scots over the weekend, results will be posted on "" after each round.

Home Internationals Championship team selection

The following have been selected for the Home Internationals Championship, to be played at Southport on the 10th/11th June:

Patsy Fitzgerald, Andrew Johnston, Danny Johnston, Evan Newell, Simon Williams
reserve: Jack Clingan

Appleton Trophy selection

The following team has been selected for the Appleton Trophy match against the Scottish Croquet Association, to be played in Carrickmines on the 13th and 14th of May.

Nathaniel Healy, Evan Newell, Jack Clingan, Jane Morrison, Frank Martin, Matthew Martin,
reserve: David McGrath
Congratulations to those selected, and good luck against a strong Scottish team.

The Gymnastic Cup. 30 Apr-1 May 2017

The first Open Croquet Tournament at Carrickmines in 2017 will be the long-standing Gymnastic Cup. To be held over 2 days, 30th April and 1st May.
This is an Association Croquet Handicap event, 26-point games. Handicaps as listed on the CAI website will apply.
Players must commit to playing on both days, start time 10am.
Tournament Manager Simon Williams. The exact format of the Tournament will depend on the number of entries.

CAI AGM 2nd May 2017 8pm

The Annual Gerneral Meeting will be on Tuesday, 2nd of May at 8.00p.m., at Carrickmines C & LTC, by kind permission of the Club.

Agenda and Minutes will be circulated shortly.

Nominations for the Council should be sent to the Honorary Secretary (, by Tuesday, 25th April.

Inter Club Carrickmines vs Rushbrooke

Team Photo Carrickmines vs Rushbrooke April 2017
Team Photo Rushbrooke vs Carrickmines.  Rushbrooke in green.

Carrickmines welcomed a team of Croquet players from the Rushbrooke Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club near Cork on Saturday April 1st.