Centenary Tournament

The celebrations of Reigate Priory Croquet Club’s Centenary continue! As we only have a single lawn (not quite full size at that) it is difficult for us to hold home league matches and impossible to hold a conventional tournament. Nevertheless, we wanted to invite as many other players as possible to our lawn in our centenary year, so our committee… Read more →

Bowls-to-Croquet Day

On the morning of Thursday 25th May, a small army of bowlers advanced across the cricket ground towards the NE corner, armed with their wheeled bowls trolley bags. But it wasn’t an invasion of the croquet lawn – just a takeover for the morning… As part of our Centenary Celebrations, the bowlers of Reigate Priory Bowling Club had been invited… Read more →

Exhibition Match – June 4th

Reigate Priory has the privilege of having one of the best players in the world as a member, but on Sunday 4th June 2023 we’ll be welcoming a second top 10 player, albeit for one day only! As part of our Centenary celebrations, there will be exhibition matches played out between Mark Avery and Jamie Burch at our own Reigate… Read more →

Centenary Dinner

On the evening of Tuesday 2nd May, members with partners and friends were sipping a chilled crémant watching the setting sun from balcony of the Reigate Priory Cricket Club pavilion as a prelude to dining in the pavilion below. The occasion was the Croquet Clubs Centenary Celebration dinner. After the somewhat haphazard arrangement of the balcony group photo, the 3… Read more →

Dawn to Dusk

As part of our Centenary celebrations, we have a number of events planned, beginning with our Dawn to Dusk Challenge. The Game The format will be level play Golf Croquet, played the conventional way with all the current rules. However, the game isn’t finished at “first to 7” etc., it will continue through to hoop 12, directly to hoop 1,… Read more →