Sussex CCC August Tournament
At the Sussex County Croquet Club the two-day, 'Two-Legged Doubles' event held on 14th and 15th August as part of the Club's August Tournament, was won by Paul Castell and Marie Young. They held their title from the previous year, beating Alan Theobald and John Geoghegan. Twelve pairs took part, slightly up on last year. Paul Castell was also the Champion Peeler in the event.
Hail stopped play for some time on Thursday - well, it is August!
The doubles event was followed by a two-day class singles competition attended by 37 players.
The 'Abbey Challenge Cup' was won by Jack Davies with 5/6 wins in the block. Both Paul Castell and Mark Fawcett ended with four wins apiece, with Paul being declared runner up on quality of wins.
The Scott Cup was won by Alan Mayne who beat Mary Knapp in the event final.
The Daldy Cup was won by Christine Constable with 4/4 wins in the block.
Quiller Barrett, John Gosney and John Smallbone all had 2/4 wins, with John Gosney being declared runner up on quality of wins.
The handicap event ended with Nigel Wilson, Keith Slatter and Margaret Russell all on four wins, with the Monteith Bowl being won by Nigel Wilson on quality of wins.
Three CA merit awards were won during the tournament: Neil Coote and Paul Schofield both achieved the Silver Award and Margaret Russell achieved the Bronze Award.