25th September 2009:
Robert Skeen wins Higher-Bisquers' Tournament
won this year's higher-bisquers club tourney, beating Bob Brashaw +2
on time in the final. Full results for all the club tournaments can
be found on the "Club Competitions"
6th September 2009:
Newport regains Roger Ivill Trophy
The annual Roger Ivill match between Newport and Hunstanton
commemorates a much-loved player who was a member of both clubs. After
a two year gap, Newport regained the trophy with a narrow win. A short
report and photos are here.
29th August 2009:
Newport 2 Bury St Edmunds 5 (Essex-Suffolk League)
Newport continued its season of incredibly close defeats with
a 5-2 loss to Bury. Five of the seven games ended with a score of +1
on time! Click here for a report and
24th August 2009:
CA Tournament cancelled
Regrettably, a lack of entries has resulted in cancellation of the tournament
scheduled for 19th and 20th September.
11th August 2009:
Newport beat Bury St Edmunds (GC Friendly)
A friendly match between golf croquet teams from Newport and Bury ended
in a resounding victory for the home team. Click here
for a report, and here for a photo.
5th August 2009:
Rotary Club Friendly
Saffron Walden Rotary Club defeated Braintree Rivers Rotary Club in
a friendly match hosted at Newport. Click here
for a report.
1st August 2009:
Chelmsford & Bentley 6 Newport 1 (Essex-Suffolk League)
Newport were soundly beaten in their latest ESL game. Scores are on
the "NCC Matches" page.
22nd July 2009: Newport
8 Bury St Edmunds 8 (EACF league)
Newport turned the tables from their previous match by winning
on the "golden hoop". A report is here.
7th July 2009: Newport
8 Colchester 8 (EACF league)
Colchester beat Newport on the "golden hoop" in the latest
EACF golf croquet league game. Report here.
4th July 2009: Newport
3, Colchester South 4 (Essex-Suffolk League)
the closest match in ESL history, Newport lost out to the Colchester
South team. Scores can be found on the "NCC
27th June 2009: Martin
Ambrose won the Newport Golf B-Level
Martin Ambrose, of Downham Market CC, won Newport's B-level golf croquet
tournament. A short report is here.
21st June 2009: Mike
Porter won the Newport B-Level
successfully combined managing the B-level tournament with catering
for one day and winning. Full results and a short report are available
6th June 2009: Newport
4, Colchester North 3 (Essex-Suffolk League)
Association Croquet team defeated Colchester in a tightly contested
match. Further details can be found on the "NCC
23rd-26th May 2009:
Newport players in Essex team
players, Mike Porter and Chris van Essen, represented Essex in the Inter-Counties
championship over the Bank Holiday weekend. Essex proved to be the
Hull City of the Inter-Counties; after a promising start, they led the
tournament after the first day but a series of poor results, culminating
in four successive defeats, meant that they escaped relegation to division
two only through other results going in their favour.
14th May 2009: Newport
lost to Sudbury (EACF GC League)
campaign in the EACF golf croquet league got off to a losing start,
with a loss at Sudbury. See the golf croquet
page for more details.
8th May 2009: NEW
12th May, Tuesday evenings from 7 onwards will be "Club Evenings".
A chance to play Golf, Association, or just to meet other club members!
5th May 2009: Draws
for Club Competitions
have been made for the club's Association Croquet tournaments - these
can be viewed on the "Club Competitions"
27th April 2009:
Success for Newport at Club Champions' Tournament
players represented the club at the East Anglian Croquet Federation's
"Club Champions' Tournament"; while Mike Porter and Chris
van Essen had a modicum of success in the A- and B-class events, Bernard
Yallop was the one who walked off with the silverware, winning the handicap
tournament. Photos can be found on the EACF
16th March 2009:
New season about to start
Following extensive work over
the winter - the hedges are now about 8 feet shorter - the club is set
to open on 28th March. Here's wishing everyone a successful croquet
News items from 2008 can
be found by clicking here.