News & Media

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.

30th May, 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.

23rd May, 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.

7th May, 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.

26th March, 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.

26th March, 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.

26th March, 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

20th March, 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.

13th March, 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.

4th March, 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.

14th February, 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

31st December, 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.

12th December, 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.

11th December, 2023
Croquet’s Most Improved Players 2023

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

28th November, 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.

15th November, 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)

13th November, 2023
Good luck Team GB!

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

9th November, 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

21st October, 2023
Dulwich win European GC Club League

Dulwich win European GC Club League with 4 match wins

17th October, 2023
Egypt are the Champions: Golf Croquet 2023 Egypt v England Test Match

Egypt are the Champions: Golf Croquet 2023 Egypt v England Test Match which took place in Cairo on 7th October 2023.

10th October, 2023
Australia announces World Championship Golf Croquet Squad

The Australian Croquet Association has announced their Golf Croquet players selected to play in the GC World Team Championship, known as The Openshaw Shield

26th August, 2023
Jamie Gumbrell is the Women's GC World Champion 2023

Jamie Gumbrell from Australia won the final against England's Rachel Gee in four games, winning 3-1.

17th August, 2023
Robert Fulford won the Association Croquet World Championship

Robert Fulford won the Association Croquet World Championship for the sixth time at Hurlingham beating Matthew Essick(USA) in a very close five game final.

1st August, 2023
National Croquet Week 2023

Beginning Saturday 20th May 2023. In partnership with The British Heart Foundation, Open Days will be running at Croquet Clubs all around the country for the public to come and have a try.

18th May, 2023
England win 3rd GC England-Spain Test

Congratulations to the England Team for winning the third England-Spain Test. The team showed an outstanding performance, which earned them a final score of 18-8.

6th April, 2023
Croquet England registered as a charity by the Charity Commission

Croquet England has been entered on to the Register of Charities with the Registered Charity Number 1202444.

22nd March, 2023
Aston Wade wins the U21 GC World Championship

Our congratulations go to Aston Wade who became the U21 Golf Croquet World Champion 2023.

13th February, 2023
England has another World Champion

Congratulations to Debbie Lines for winning the Women's AC World Championship 2023

18th January, 2023
England Win the Association Croquet World Cup

Congratulations Team England on regaining the MacRobertson Shield. Samir Patel captained the England team to success against Australia, New Zealand and America.

12th December, 2022
The Most Improved Player Awards 2022

The CA Handicap Committee are pleased to announce the winners of the Most Improved Player Awards 2022.

21st October, 2022
Penrith Club Launches Opening Doors Campaign

There were Triple Peels aplenty at Dalemain House near Penrith on Saturday 14th May. This was perhaps no more than expected at the annual International Marmalade Festival.

19th June, 2022
Nottingham Croquet Club wins National Inclusion and Diversity award

HRH The Earl of Wessex, President of the Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA), presented Nottingham Croquet Club ...

19th June, 2022
Did Billy the Kid really play Croquet?

Think of Billy the Kid and you probably picture a bloodthirsty, cold-blooded, murderous American Old West gunfighter. Wikipedia lists his occupations as ‘horse rustler, cowboy, gambler and outlaw’.

19th June, 2022
Opening Doors on Croquet

The Croquet Association has launched a competition for member croquet clubs to win a share of £3,000; with a maximum prize of £500 per club.

15th June, 2022