Welcome to Reigate Priory Croquet Club

In general, not much is known about croquet, but hidden away in a corner of Reigate, Surrey, our club has been established for nearly 100 years, catering for members of all ages, from all walks of life. A sociable and fun past-time, with the potential for games to range from simple and carefree, to devilishly tactical, croquet is a low-impact sport, which is easy… Read more →

Anyone for Croquet?

Evenlode Films have made a short video about croquet, sensitively depicting the people involved and their feelings about why they enjoy Croquet. Featuring a number of friends of the club, and filmed at the impressive club in Cheltenham, it’s a great introduction to the world of croquet, so sit back and enjoy! Anyone for Croquet? from Evenlode Films on Vimeo. Read more →

Chris O’Byrne wins the Salver

For the first time since 2003, the Vulliamy Salver was lifted by somebody who isn’t Jamie Burch or Roger Tedstone!  With Roger reaching the final yet again, having beaten Chris in the block-stage of the level-play Advanced Association competition, the game was played out in front of about 10 club members. With the weather over the past few weeks having… Read more →

Martin Peacock wins The Creed

Martin Peacock won a cagey game against Chris O’Byrne to lift the Creed Memorial Cup for the second year running. With neither player willing to give much away, the game was fairly bitty, but in the end Chris’ spurned chances and Martin’s 5.5 bisques proved too much, and he won more convincingly than the +8 scoreline would suggest, and was… Read more →

John & Lucy Win The Candlesticks

Lucy Beach and John Knight won our Handicap Association Doubles competition, through some excellent play by Lucy and judicious use of bisques. With Lucy’s first shot of the game, she hit a 20 yarder to take control, but it wasn’t long before Neil Coote got in, and started to make some real progress.  A well-controlled break ended unfortunately after grovelling… Read more →

RPCC Finals Weekend

The blocks have been completed, and semi-finals played, so all that is left is for the finals themselves to be played, which is what we’re going to do this weekend! We have a full schedule from Friday to Sunday, so there will be plenty of matches for you to see – please come along and support the finalists! Association games will… Read more →