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GC Home Internationals

Please note that this event will be inaugurated in Carrickmines on the weekend of 30 September/1 October. There will be teams of 4 and the initial format (which may get tweaked for future years in the light of experience) will include both doubles and singles.

2017 European Golf Croquet Championship

Evan Newell and Mark Stephens (both Carrickmines) have been awarded places in the 2017 European Golf Croquet Championship, which will be played at the Real Club de Golf Vista Hermosa, Jerez and the Real Club Pineda, Sevilla, the 24th-28th of May. Simon Williams (Carrickmines) and Patsy Fitzgerald (Kells) await confirmation of Ranking places in the same event.

C.A.I. Selectors for 2017

The C.A.I. Selectors for 2017 are:
Danny Johnston (chairman)
Joe McGowan
Simon Williams
as approved by the Council, 16th January 2017

2017 European Golf Croquet Championship

The 2017 European Golf Croquet Championship will be played at the Villa Hermosa Golf Club, near Jerez in southern Spain, between the 24th and 28th of May. The C.A.I. has two places to award.

Anybody wishing to be considered for selection for these places should contact

Irish Open Golf Championships Results

The 2016 Irish Open Golf Championship was played in Carrickmines C. & L.T.C  on 9th/11th September.

The singles Championship was won by Jack Clingan and the Handicap Doubles by Danny Johnston and Fiachra Carroll. 

The CAI win the Vera McWeeney Trophy,

The CAI win the Vera McWeeney Trophy, beating the CA 14-10.

Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis club played host to the annual contest between the Croquet Association and the Croquet Association of Ireland for the McWeeney Trophy on August 20-21st. The CA team travelled across the Irish Sea looking forward to trying to win back the trophy in weather conditions that varied between howling gale and pleasant sunshine. 

Read Danny's full report here.     Photo of Prizegiving

Irish Open Golf Championships

The Championship Singles and Handicap Doubles will be held at Carrickmines C. & L.T.C., Dublin 18  on 10th/11th September 2016

According to entries received, there may be some matches on Friday evening, 9th September.
Entry Fee: Euro 20 (u18 & full-time students Euro 10)
Entries to secretary@croquetireland
Manager: Simon Williams
Committee: Richard Assaf, Danny Johnston.