RPCC

Rosamond Trophy – 2019

  Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 Wins Place 1 Joyce Carlisle +8 – -4 -7 +12 2 3 2 Lorna Jenkins -8 -9 +9 -4 +4t 2 4 3 Mike Barnard – +9 – – – 4 Phil Davies +4 -9 – +8 +10 3 1 5 Michael Bye +7 +4 – -8 -4 2 2 6 Lester… Read more →

Jubilee Bowl – 2019

Golf – handicap singles Open to all club members.  The draw is split into blocks; if two blocks then Winner A plays Runner-Up B, and vice versa. If three blocks best runner-up and three winners contest semi-finals. If four blocks winners only contest semi-finals. A single 13 point game for the block stage, and best of 3 for the semi-final and final. Block A Name 1… Read more →

Fuller Buckley – 2019

    Block A Name 1 2 3 4 Wins Place 1 Chris O’Byrne -22 +12TP +5 2 2 2 Lucy Beach +22 -1t +2 2 1 3 John Prior -12TP +1t -15 1 4 4 Andrew Gray -5 -2 +15 1 3     Block B Name 1 2 3 4 Wins Place 1 Geoff Gunton -26 – +10… Read more →

Knight Tankard – 2019

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.   Block A (Saturday) Name 1 2 3 4 5 Wins Points Place 1 Freda Knight 2 6 6 3 0 17 5 2 Sue Rice 7 6 4 7 2 24 4 3 Sally Mackinlay… Read more →

Vulliamy Salver – 2019

Advanced singles, level play   The Vulliamy Salver is the centrepiece of our internal competitions, restricted to the 8 lowest handicap players who wish to take part.  The winner of the block plays against the runner up in the final.   Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Wins Place 1 Andrew Gray -4 -8 -w/o – +9 – +17 2… Read more →

Croquet Stories – Simon

Seeing as there’s no croquet to be played at the moment, it means there’s some time for reflection on how some members got into croquet in the first place.  First up is club Secretary Simon Ling, and his story (or at least some of it!) is below. If you have a croquet story you’d like to share (not just Reigate… Read more →

Finals Results! From 1996…

With free time in abundance during the lockdown, Alan Slade was charged with clearing out old files at home, and came across this report from the Surrey Mirror. The picture is of Alan himself, with Becky Cosier. The text reads (with scores reformatted for easy reading!): REIGATE Priory Croquet Club’s annual finals weekend did not enjoy ideal weather but the… Read more →

Cryptic Quiz – Local Towns

During these self-isolating times, our croquet club members are staying in contact with each other, and the other day a quiz was devised and shared by Simon and Judy, with some tricky clues to lead you to some place names from the Reigate area (and maybe a little more towards Ashtead!).  Check your answers by clicking on the clues below… Read more →

Di’s Daily Discipline

With the lawn closed, members are having to compromise somewhat when keeping up their skills, and Di is a perfect example of this – her picture and words below…   Read more →

COVID-19 – Lawn Closure

As communicated to all members recently, all facilities at the club are now closed. While there was a little hope held out that, with sensible restrictions in place, croquet could possibly continue, it’s clear that it is no longer tenable. Obviously there’s no knowledge of when we’ll possibly be able to re-open, but this will clearly be entirely dependent upon… Read more →