CA Logo
CA Logo

Jenny Williams - Day 10

[<<] [>>] by Jenny Williams
27th November 2006 (The MacRobertson Shield)

Few more details from the Mac...

GB v USA

Chris and Rob v Bob and Danny:
Game 1 Rob failed 2back with a poor hoop stroke with 4 peels of an sxp done. Finished next time he got in

Game 2 sxp - so Chris only made the 12 points today in a winning match

Dave and Mark won and with Chris and Rob were back at Rich River to watch the excitement unfold in the NZ v Aust match by 12.50 they left with Damon in a TP to win the other doubles match in the second game. However it was not to be, but Jerry was having a good day and had a TP to win the decider

Final result: GB: 19 - USA: 2
(and a pretty popular pick that was in the MacRob competition)

NZ v Australia

overnight 9-6 to Australia and kiwis needing a very good day.

Paddy won 2-0 against Martin rather quickly ... 9-7
Brian lost 2-0 to Stephen ...10-7

The Brits arrived with the exciting position of Aaron 1-1, Robert game up, Shane 1-1 and Greg having another marathon and still in the first.

Unfortunately the order in which events unfolded didn't fulfil the full potential for excitement...

1. Harley won +26TP 7th turn against Shane to win the match for Australia: ....11-7
2. Greg won his first game +2 after 5 hours
3. Aaron beat Bruce 2-1 .... match 11-8
4. Robert was finishing for a +26TP win in the second to take the match... but then hit partner after rover.... and only pegged one out.
A lot later Trevor staged a comeback to equalise the match winning +1, despite a really awful hoop stroke from in front of penult which ran the hoop about half-way up
Game 3 in progress.
5. Greg is break all against Ian and game up.

So the current standing is 11-8 with two games at 1-1 and only pride to play for once again.

Rest day tomorrow, then the big match of Australia v Great Britain, with NZ playing USA for the wooden spoon.



 

For results, news, reports, corrections, updates, etc. see contact the CA. As an anti-spam measure when not logged-in, # replaces @ in email addresses - click on the link as usual to send an email.

The CA will not share your personal details with any other organisation and undertakes to keep them confidential as described in our Security, Privacy, and Cookie Policies and Information.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed on this news web page are those of the Editor and contributors. The Croquet Association is not responsible for statements other than those clearly identified as being made on its behalf. The full editorial policy is available online. The Web News Editor is Sam Murray.