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Handicap Reductions

Handicap Reductions following The Irish Championships
1-8 August 2015

Congratulations (or commiserations) to the following Players on their new handicaps.

Irish Team to play GB

The Irish team to play against GB is
Danny Johnston (C)
Simon Williams
Patsy Fitzgerald
Charlie von Schmieder
Evan Newell
Jack Clingan.

New CAI Committee elected.

The recent AGM of the Croquet Association of Ireland elected the following as the committee to serve for the next year.

Richard Assaf - Chairman
Daniel Bennett - Treasurer
Frank Martin - Secretary
Paddy Furey
Joe McGowan - President
Simon Williams
Nathaniel Healy.

Entries for WCF AC World Championships

The 2016 W.C.F. Association Croquet World Championship will be held at the National Croquet Center (“NCC”), West Palm Beach, Florida from Saturday, 16 April to Sunday, 24 April 2016. The Event Capacity will be 80.
A Qualifying Tournament will be held at the NCC from Monday 11 April to Thursday 14 April 2016.

Anyone wishing to play in this should make their name known to the C.A.I. Secretary by the 15th of August.

News from Herbert Park Croquet Club

This year there have been some significant developments in Herbert Park. The pavilion, adjacent to our lawns, which previously housed the bowling club and pretty basic changing rooms and toilets has been rebuilt. It continues to include the bowling club but the other half of the building is now a cafe plus three decent, if narrow, toilets. A patio outside will have additional tables for the cafe which at present (mid-July 2015) remains unopened. ..cont..

Ireland v Belgium 4th & 5th July

HPCC hosted an International between Ireland and Belgium. The results 6:2 to Ireland in Association and 3:2 to Belgium in Golf meant Ireland were the overall winners. The sun shone, Belgian chocolates and Flemish biscuits were eaten and everyone had a great weekend! We wish Caroline Denny (BEL) the best of luck in the Women's AC World Championship 2015 which will be held later this month. Picture and results below.