National Club Competitions
by year:

The Croquet Association runs six national championships in which some EACF members clubs participate. The subsections of the national draws in which EACF member clubs participate are shown below, with the EACF member clubs and their results shown in bold red. For the full national draws and archives of previous years see the Croquet Association website.

All competitions comprise 1-day matches with teams of 4.
 

AC Association Croquet

The Inter-Club Championship

The top club championship. No handicap restrictions.

1st round
by 5 June
Quarter-finals
by 24 July
Semi-finals
by 18 September
Final
1 October
Winner
[5 clubs] Surbiton Surbiton
4-3 (report)
  Sussex Colchester
w/o
Bristol
6-1 (report)
  Colchester
[2 clubs] Bristol

The Mary Rose

B-level Advanced games for handicaps
0 and above. The team's aggregate handicap must also be at least 4.

1st round
by 6 June
2nd Round
by 10 July
Quarter-finals
by 14 August
Semi-finals
by 18 September
Final
30 September
Winner
Bowdon Bowdon
7-0 (report)
Bowdon
w/o
Wrest Park
4-3 (report)
Pendle
& Craven
5-2 (report)
Watford
4-3 (report)
Northampton
  Letchworth
  Chester Wrest Park
4-3 (report)
  Wrest Park
[2 clubs] Pinchbeck Pendle & Craven
4-3 (report)
  Colchester Pendle
& Craven
w/o
  Pendle
& Craven
  Watford Watford
5-2 (report)
Watford
4-1 (report)
Watford
4-2 (report)
  Blewbury
[2 clubs] Bristol
[4 clubs] Roehampton

The Longman Cup

Handicap games, handicaps between 3 and 20. The team's aggregate handicap must also be at least 24.

1st round
by 29 May
2nd round
by 3 July
3rd round
by 14 August
Quarter-finals
by 18 September
Semi-finals
30 September
Final
1 October
Winner
  Watford Wrest Park
5-2 (report)
Hunstanton
5-2 (report)
Hunstanton
5-2 (report)
Pendle
& Craven
4-3 (report)
Pendle
& Craven (report)
  Wrest Park
  Ashby Hunstanton
w/o
  Hunstanton
  Letchworth Colchester
4-3 (report)
Colchester
5-2 (report)
  Colchester
  Nottingham Newport
5-2 (report)
  Newport
[9 clubs] Pendle
& Craven
[8 clubs] Woking Woking
6-1
[2 clubs] Blewbury Enfield
5-2 (report)
Enfield
4-3 (report)
  Ealing Enfield
4-3 (report)
  Enfield
[4 clubs] High Wycombe

The Secretary's Shield

Played by the winners of the previous year's regional leagues. Handicap games, maximum handicap 20.

1st round
by 12 June
Quarter-finals
by 24 July
Semi-finals
by 4 September
Final
by 2 October
Winner
[2 clubs] Chester Chester
5-2 (report)
Sheffield
6-1 (report)
Sheffield
5-2 (report)
  St Albans
[2 clubs] Sheffield
  Broadwas Broadwas
4-3 (report)
Middlesbrough
6-1 (report)
  Hunstanton
[3 clubs] Middlesbrough

 

GC Golf Croquet

The GC Inter-Club

Level play games. No handicap restrictions.

1st round
by 28 May
Quarter-finals
by 16 July
Semi-finals
by 21 August
Final
23 September
Winner
[7 clubs] Ashby Ashby
4-3 (report)
Dulwich Dulwich
6-1
Dulwich
6-1 (report)
Letchworth
4-2 (report)
Hunstanton
[2 clubs] Phyllis Court
Letchworth Letchworth
6-1 (report)
Letchworth
5-2 (report)
Watford
[2 clubs] Surbiton

The GC Inter-Club
Shield (The Murphy Shield)

Teams of 4, level play games. One player may have a minimum handicap of 2, the others must be higher, and the team's aggregate handicap must also be at least 12.

Preliminary
Round
by 14 May
1st Round
by 11 June
Quarter-finals
by 16 July
Semi-finals
by 27 August
Final
by 1 October
Winner
[5 clubs] Pendle & Craven Pendle
& Craven
4-3 (report)
Watford
5-2 (report)
Nottingham Northampton
w/o
Hunstanton
7-0 (report)
Hunstanton
4-3 (report)
Northampton
  Hunstanton
[3 clubs] Ashby
[2 clubs] Roehampton Enfield
4-3 (report)
Guildford
5-2 (report)
Watford
5-2 (report)
  Enfield
[3 clubs] Guildford
[3 clubs] Camerton
& Peasedown
Watford
4-2 (report)
  Leighton Linslade Watford
4-3 (report)
Watford Watford
5-2 (report)
Hurlingham