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AC Association Croquet

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The Inter-Counties Championship is a national team competition sponsored by the Croquet Association.
See the CA website for further details and a tournament report.
Counties from the EACF region that participate in it are shown in bold red.


David Goacher receiving
the trophy for Somerset

Inter-Counties results
by year:


Somerset retained the Inter-Counties Trophy with a clean sweep. Suffolk and Herts came 4th and 6th respectively in Division 1 where they remain for 2012. In Division 2, Essex won with a clean sweep and are promoted to Division 1 for 2012, while Beds came 8th.

Division 1

Winner: Somerset

Results vs.: Som-
erset
Notts Che-
shire
Suffolk Glam-
organ
Herts Lancs Surrey Middx Dorset Sussex MATCH
WINS
GAME
WINS
Somerset   2-1 2-1 2-1 3-0 2-1 2-1 3-0 3-0 3-0 2-1 10 24
Nottinghamshire 1-2   3-0 2-1 3-0 2-1 3-0 2-1 2-1 3-0 2-1 9 23
Cheshire 1-2 0-3   1-2 2-1 1-2 3-0 3-0 2-1 3-0 3-0 6 19
Suffolk 1-2 1-2 2-1   3-0 0-3 1-2 2-1 2-1 2-1 3-0 6 17
Glamorgan 0-3 0-3 1-2 0-3   2-1 2-1 2-1 2-1 3-0 3-0 6 15
Hertfordshire 1-2 1-2 2-1 3-0 1-2   1-2 1-2 2-1 2-1 2-1 5 16
Lancashire 1-2 0-3 0-3 2-1 1-2 2-1   1-2 2-1 2-1 3-0 5 14
Surrey 0-3 1-2 0-3 1-2 1-2 2-1 2-1   1-2 3-0 3-0 4 14
Middlesex 0-3 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 2-1   3-0 2-1 3 13
Dorset 0-3 0-3 0-3 1-2 0-3 1-2 1-2 0-3 0-3   2-1 1 5
Sussex 1-2 1-2 0-3 0-3 0-3 1-2 0-3 0-3 1-2 1-2   0 5
Relegated to Division 2 for next year
Division 2

Winner: Essex

Results vs.: Essex CI Gloucs Yorks Berks
/Oxon
Kent Hants Beds CA
Select
Wilts War-
wicks
MATCH
WINS
GAME
WINS
Yorkshire 0-3 1-2 0-3   2-1 2-1 2-1 0-3 3-0 2-1 2-1 6 14
Berks/Oxfordshire 0-3 1-2 0-3 1-2   1-2 2-1 3-0 2-1 3-0 3-0 5 16
Kent 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 2-1   1-2 2-1 2-1 2-1 2-1 5 15
Hampshire 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 2-1   2-1 1-2 3-0 2-1 4 15
Bedfordshire 1-2 2-1 0-3 3-0 0-3 1-2 1-2   1-2 3-0 2-1 4 14
CA Select 0-3 1-2 0-3 0-3 1-2 1-2 2-1 2-1   1-2 2-1 3 10
Wiltshire 0-3 0-3 0-3 1-2 0-3 1-2 0-3 0-3 2-1   2-1 2 6
Warwickshire 1-2 0-3 2-1 1-2 0-3 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2   1 9

L-R: back*: Simon Hathrell, Duncan Hector,
Richard M Smith (C), John Gibbons
Front: Nick Mounfield, George Woolhouse, David Tutt
Teams
Bedfordshire: Ben Ashwell, Jon Watson, Howard Bottomley, Bryan Harral, George Collin, John Bevington, Tom Anderson, John Wheeler
Essex: Michael Heap (C), Robert Fulford, Susan Fulford, Jonathan Hills, Guy Willard, Jack Wicks, Nick Steiner
Hertfordshire: see photo to the right
Suffolk: Steve Comish (C), Martin French, Chris Farthing, Phil Eardley, Martin Leach, Mark Avery

 

See also:

2011 Anderson Shield


*In the background right looking on is the current world-ranked no.7 from the victorious Somerset team, Ed Duckworth, no doubt wishing that he hadn't lost his own game in their match against Herts!