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Croquet in the Observer

[<<] [>>] by Jonathan Hills
31st July 2007 (Other News)

Croquet made the 10 greatest shots in the observer sports magazine today:

Cambridge maths don Keith Wylie prompted a rare raucous reaction from a croquet crowd at the British Open championship in 1971 when he performed the first sextuple peel in competition - getting two croquet balls through six hoops consecutively, probably harder than a 147 in snooker.

Not quite on a par with Robin Hood's silver arrow (also chosen)!

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