Recent News

Here is a selection of our latest croquet highlights including Championship winners, charity events and the latest Croquet Association projects.

Croquet England announces team selection: England v Spain Test Match

The England vs Spain Golf Croquet test match will be played at Roehampton Croquet Club between 21st and 23rd June 2024.

14/02/2024

Ian Vincent awarded British Empire Medal for Services to Croquet

Awarded the British Empire Medal for Services to Croquet in the New Year Honours List

31/12/2023

Croquet England begins working with the National Trust

Croquet England is proud to announce it’s working with the National Trust on a new collaboration; More people, playing more croquet, in more places.

12/12/2023

England announces Golf Croquet Squad

Congratulations to the twelve England players who will be training together over the next year in the lead up to the championship.

11/12/2023

Croquet’s Most Improved Players 2023

Congratulations to the four players receiving the Most Improved player awards for 2023.

28/11/2023

Celebrating 90 years of Golf Croquet

Over 40 countries around the world will be celebrating 90 years of Golf Croquet on 14th December 2023.

15/11/2023

USA win the Solomon Trophy 14-7 vs Great Britain

Congratulations to Team USA who finished the test match with a convincing win against Great Britain (14-7)

13/11/2023

Good luck Team GB!

The Solomon Trophy, Association Croquet Test Match between USA & GB, begins 9th November 2023

09/11/2023

Ahmed El Mahdy (EGY) wins the Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship 2023

Ahmed El Mahdy (EGY) wins the Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship 2023 defeating Jenny Clarke (NZ) in the best of five final, winning the match 3-1

21/10/2023

Dulwich win European GC Club League

Dulwich win European GC Club League with 4 match wins

17/10/2023

Croquet England announces team selection: England v Spain Test Match

The England vs Spain Golf Croquet test match will be played at Roehampton Croquet Club between 21st and 23rd June 2024.

14/02/2024

Ian Vincent awarded British Empire Medal for Services to Croquet

Awarded the British Empire Medal for Services to Croquet in the New Year Honours List

31/12/2023

Croquet England begins working with the National Trust

Croquet England is proud to announce it’s working with the National Trust on a new collaboration; More people, playing more croquet, in more places.

12/12/2023

England announces Golf Croquet Squad

Congratulations to the twelve England players who will be training together over the next year in the lead up to the championship.

11/12/2023

Croquet’s Most Improved Players 2023

Congratulations to the four players receiving the Most Improved player awards for 2023.

28/11/2023

Celebrating 90 years of Golf Croquet

Over 40 countries around the world will be celebrating 90 years of Golf Croquet on 14th December 2023.

15/11/2023

USA win the Solomon Trophy 14-7 vs Great Britain

Congratulations to Team USA who finished the test match with a convincing win against Great Britain (14-7)

13/11/2023

Good luck Team GB!

The Solomon Trophy, Association Croquet Test Match between USA & GB, begins 9th November 2023

09/11/2023

Ahmed El Mahdy (EGY) wins the Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship 2023

Ahmed El Mahdy (EGY) wins the Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship 2023 defeating Jenny Clarke (NZ) in the best of five final, winning the match 3-1

21/10/2023

Dulwich win European GC Club League

Dulwich win European GC Club League with 4 match wins

17/10/2023

Come & Play Croquet

Croquet is an outdoor game you can learn to play in just 10 minutes. Whilst you need skill, tactics and strategy to play in leagues and championships, croquet is a fun and sociable activity for everyone, whether you’re young, old, disabled or non-disabled. It can even be played in your garden!

Learn how to play the game

Not sure where to start?

If you want to try croquet before you commit to joining a club or you’d like to share the sport with your family and friends, garden croquet is a great way of enjoying the game in the comfort of your own property or local park.

Click to find your nearest club

Ready to try croquet but not sure where your nearest club is? With over 200 croquet clubs in England, your local club could be just a walk or short drive away. Our clubs are full of enthusiastic, friendly people who enjoy sharing their knowledge of the sport and some friendly competition.

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What is Croquet England?

We are the national governing body for croquet in England, meaning we oversee the sport’s rules, clubs, coaching and competitions. We’re made up of croquet players and are passionate about croquet. As a result, we’re committed to getting more people involved with croquet in more places and are convinced it’s one of the best sports in the world.

Championship event calendar

Ready to take your croquet game to the next level? Championship events are organised for players of all levels. There are also many tournaments organised by croquet clubs and federations that you can join, with more than 300 in the UK from April to October. If you’re interested in participating, please contact your local club.

The Croquet Gazette

The Croquet Gazette is a magazine published  by Croquet England six times a year to help members keep up to date with croquet activities in the UK and overseas.  We love to share interesting articles about players and tournaments, whilst keeping the croquet community up to date with the latest committee news.

The Gazette

10 Things You Might Not Know About Croquet England