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Autumn Bowl AC Oct 24/25th 2021

The Autumn Bowl Tournament will be held on 24th and 25th October at Carrickmines.

This is an Open Tournament handicap event and all AC players are invited to enter. 10am to 5pm. Free entry.

Entries before 21st to Sandy. Full contact details on the following PDF.

Autumn Bowl Invitation

Irish Womens team to play Spain Sept 2021

The CAI Selectors have chosen the following players to face Spain in the upcoming Women's Golf Croquet International to be played in Carrickmines and Herbert Park immediately after the Irish Golf Croquet Championship:

Team:  Jane Morrison ©, Patricia Whitty, Nicola Kelly, Hillary Whitty, Yvonne Marrinan, Clair Whyms, Gemma Corr, Jacinta Bushell
Reserves:  Anne Marie McGowan, Karen Davidson Perrins, Celine Reilly, Aileen Kirstein, Aileen Mulhern

Congratulations to the players selected for the team and the reserves, and to all those who participated in a competitive Women in Sport programme throughout the summer!

Sherry Fitzgerald and NCC to partner in CAI's WIS event

The Croquet Association of Ireland (CAI) has partnered with Sherry FitzGerald, Ireland's largest property advisory firm and NCC (National Chemical Company) a leading raw material and chemical sourcing specialist to create a significant women in sport collaboration for its upcoming International Women’s Challenge.
As part of the partnership, Sherry FitzGerald and NCC will become official partners of the CAI’s International Women’s Challenge which takes place between the 13 th and 15 th September. The three-day event will see the Irish Women’s Team take on their Spanish counterparts and will take place in Dublin across two clubs, Carrickmines Croquet & Lawn Tennis club and Herbert Park Croquet Club.

See full Press Release here.

Irish Open 2021 Results

The premier Irish Croquet Tournament of the year – The Croquet Championships of Ireland - was played at Carrickmines from 31 July to 7 August. Due to Covid there was only 1 overseas entry but nevertheless there was a strong overall entry of 36 players. There were 9 separate events in the Tournament, both singles and doubles, and catering for different handicap levels. The Tournament was superbly managed by debutant manager Alan Looney, the weather was mixed with the splendid new awning providing protection from sun and rain.

Irish Open Championships 2021 Day 7

Day 7 and some thought-rich croquet on offer from the brightest stars in the croquet firmament. Every shot and ball placement is carefully considered and weighted to meet prior cognitive perception. Visualisation seems to work. Of course, Rhonda Byrne's Ask-Believe-Receive recycled concept made her a few quid off the back of The Secret. "If you will it, it is no dream" as Theodor Herzel put it in his State of Israel address over 100 years earlier.