Swindon Croquet Club victorious in Bustard Trophy match

By Jessica Durston - 27 September 2021

Clubs & ActivitiesSport

The Swindon team recorded an impressive home victory over Hamptworth Croquet Club.

L-R: Dave Booth, Martin Briggs, Beverly Briggs, Tony Tomlin (Captain with the trophy), Clive Smith, Derek Jones, Sandra Jerram
Swindon Croquet Club finished their competitive season on a huge high with their golf croquet team, this time captained by Tony Tomlin.
 
The team scored a mighty 10-2 home victory over Hamptworth Croquet Club, winning the Bustard Trophy.
 
The competition consisted of 12 doubles games and the Swindon team raced to a strong early advantage during the morning games.
 
Swindon Croquet Club maintained their lead when play resumed after the lunch break.
 
The team said the pairing of Dave Booth and Clive Smith was particularly impressive and the players remained unbeaten throughout the match.
 
This event was the last competitive match of their 2021 season.
 
Chairman Clive Smith said: "It was pleasing to finish the season with such a convincing win against a very strong side. We are already looking forward to next season!"
 
The club say social croquet and community group visits will continue for the time being, and later on things will change so just the one lawn will remain open during the winter months.

Your Comments

Be the first to comment on this article

Login or Register to post a comment on this article

Sport
Top Swindon Town Players on FIFA 22

Top Swindon Town Players on FIFA 22

EA Sports’ behemoth video game FIFA ...

Sport
Boxing legends to visit Swindon Meca next month

Boxing legends to visit Swindon Meca next month

The Swindon venue will host an ...

Perry Bishop April 21 - Jan 22
Sport
Match report: Swindon Town v Rochdale

Match report: Swindon Town v Rochdale

It was a tale of two ...

Sport
Match report : Forest Green Rovers V Swindon Town

Match report : Forest Green Rovers V Swindon Town

Swindon issued a statement to the ...

Sport
Goals scored for Swindon children as they raise nearly £100 for two local charities

Goals scored for Swindon children as they raise nearly £100 for two local charities

Money was raised for Alzheimer's Swindon ...

Registered in England & Wales. No: 4513027, Positive Media Group, Old Bank House, 5 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon, SN1 4BJ