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 →

Southwick Weekend AC Doubles

As we do each year, Reigate competed in the Association Doubles at Southwick, on a glorious weekend, sending a different team each day. While we didn’t really trouble those at the top of the table, it’s a great tournament for bumping into old friends and meeting new, from different clubs in the area, and the matches are played with the… Read more →

A League v Surbiton

This is Reigate’s second year entering the A League (Advanced Association), and while Surbiton were the deserved victors, Reigate walked away with pride after some good performances. In beautiful weather, with the superb lawns we’ve all come to expect from Surbiton, Reigate went into the afternoon 2-1 up, having won the singles but losing in the doubles on lawn 2,… Read more →

National Croquet Day

Once a year, across the country, croquet clubs make a concerted effort to bring attention to the sport and encourage recruitment, and this year’s efforts were definitely a success! With the weather forecasts increasingly threatening doom and gloom in the preceding days, there was much relief as the sun came out to allow visitors to enjoy croquet as it should… Read more →

Gordon Goodchild 2018

Normal golf, handicap play Open to all club members.  This is a National Competition, starting at club level, with the winner(s) progressing to the Regional Finals.  Congratulations to Michael Bye & Bob Nicholls for winning their blocks, and they’ll compete in the local final in July.   Block A (Saturday) Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Wins Points Place 1… Read more →

Scheduling Games

When arranging block games, particularly Golf or short-format Association, eg 1 ball, it can often be tricky to manage the availability of multiple people, so here’s a solution (suggested by Caroline) that could make your life much easier… Read more →

Club Day – 1 Ball Competition

The next club day is booked in for Saturday, May 5th, and will be a one-ball competition on half lawns, best of 7 hoops for each game. There will be no bisques, but players will be divided into two groups according to handicap. There will be a prize for the winner of each group. Freda will also be arranging catering,… Read more →

All England Golf Update

Two blocks in this competition were run over the weekend of 21st-22nd April 2018, with the winner from each day progressing to the final which will be played in July, so congratulations to Joyce Carlisle and Sue Rice! You can see more details and the full results on the competition page. Read more →

National Croquet Day 2018

Sunday, May 13th will be this year’s National Croquet Day, and we will be holding our event on our lawn in Reigate. The idea is to raise the profile of croquet somewhat, so to that end we’d like to encourage as many people as possible to come and give it a go – for members, this means encouraging as many friends,… Read more →