Recent News

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

Hertfordshire win at the Association Croquet Inter-County Championship 2024

Congratulations to the Hertfordshire team, captained by Simon Hathrell from Watford Croquet Club, winners of the AC Inter-County Championship 2024.

30/05/2024

National Croquet Week celebrates Croquet with 23 Inter-County Teams

The yearly Association Croquet Inter-County Championship where over 160 players from 23 different teams will play the best of three doubles matches in a fight for the title.

23/05/2024

Royal Patronage

Following the review of patronages by the senior members of the Royal Family, His Majesty King Charles lll is delighted to accept the patronage of Croquet England.

07/05/2024

Women in History Month with Gail Curry

Gail Curry is the last in our short series about women in croquet history. Taking up croquet in 1987, her success came in the last decade of the twentieth century.

26/03/2024

Women in History Month with Edith Joan Warwick

Edith Joan Warwick, always known as Joan, was a very successful international hockey player before becoming an international croquet player.

26/03/2024

Women in History Month with Dorothy Dyne Steel

Dorothy Dyne Steel was probably the most successful croquet player in the World from 1919 to 1937.

26/03/2024

Selections have been announced for the Home Internationals England Team

Captained by David Maugham from Surbiton Croquet Club, the England team will be travelling to Southport Croquet Club for the AC Home Internationals

20/03/2024

Celebrating Women in History Month with great croquet players from the past

Lily Gower first played croquet at her family home at Castle Malgwyn in Pembrokeshire and this aerial shot of the house shows the croquet lawn is still clearly recognisable today.

13/03/2024

Croquet England announces Women’s team selection ahead of International Women’s Day

Six players have been selected to play in the Croquet England Women’s select team.

04/03/2024

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

Hertfordshire win at the Association Croquet Inter-County Championship 2024

Congratulations to the Hertfordshire team, captained by Simon Hathrell from Watford Croquet Club, winners of the AC Inter-County Championship 2024.

30/05/2024

National Croquet Week celebrates Croquet with 23 Inter-County Teams

The yearly Association Croquet Inter-County Championship where over 160 players from 23 different teams will play the best of three doubles matches in a fight for the title.

23/05/2024

Royal Patronage

Following the review of patronages by the senior members of the Royal Family, His Majesty King Charles lll is delighted to accept the patronage of Croquet England.

07/05/2024

Women in History Month with Gail Curry

Gail Curry is the last in our short series about women in croquet history. Taking up croquet in 1987, her success came in the last decade of the twentieth century.

26/03/2024

Women in History Month with Edith Joan Warwick

Edith Joan Warwick, always known as Joan, was a very successful international hockey player before becoming an international croquet player.

26/03/2024

Women in History Month with Dorothy Dyne Steel

Dorothy Dyne Steel was probably the most successful croquet player in the World from 1919 to 1937.

26/03/2024

Selections have been announced for the Home Internationals England Team

Captained by David Maugham from Surbiton Croquet Club, the England team will be travelling to Southport Croquet Club for the AC Home Internationals

20/03/2024

Celebrating Women in History Month with great croquet players from the past

Lily Gower first played croquet at her family home at Castle Malgwyn in Pembrokeshire and this aerial shot of the house shows the croquet lawn is still clearly recognisable today.

13/03/2024

Croquet England announces Women’s team selection ahead of International Women’s Day

Six players have been selected to play in the Croquet England Women’s select team.

04/03/2024

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

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