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GB Retains Solomon Trophy with Day in Hand

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pictureGB team being presented the Solomon Trophy by John Solomon (Photo: Samir Patel)

by Chris Williams at Hunstanton Croquet Club [^] -> bottom
8 August 2013 2013 (International)

Great Britain retained the Solomon Trophy with a day to go. The scoreline at the end of the third day was GB:15 USA:3, with a final score of 17-4, which is the largest winning margin for 9 years.

An excellent report on ITV's Anglia Television showed some of the play:

www.itv.com/../

Detailed Results

Stephen Mulliner & Samir Patel beat Robert Hurst & Chris Patmore +26tp(M) +25tp(M)
Marcus Evans & Robert Wilkinson beat Paul Bennett & Mike Taylor +26tp(E) +6tp(E)
James Hopgood & David Maugham lost to Doug Grimsley & David Maloof -17tp(G) -12

Stephen Mulliner & Samir Patel beat Doug Grimsley & David Maloof +10tpo(M) +26tp(P)
James Hopgood & David Maugham beat Paul Bennett & Mike Taylor +15tp(H) +12tpo(H)
Marcus Evans & Robert Wilkinson beat Robert Hurst & Chris Patmore +24tp(W) +11tp(E)

Samir Patel lost to David Maloof -22, -17
Stephen Mulliner beat Paul Bennett +5tpo, +24tp
David Maugham beat Chris Patmore +2, -10, +14tp
Marcus Evans lost to Doug Grimsley -17tp, +3otp, -11tpo
James Hopgood beat Mike Taylor +26tp, +5tp
Robert Wilkinson beat Robert Hurst +1, +26tp

Samir Patel beat Paul Bennett +25tp, +12tpo
Stephen Mulliner beat David Maloof -12otp, +26tp, +14
David Maugham beat Doug Grimsley +14otp, +26tp
Marcus Evans beat Chris Patmore -15, +12tp, +26tp
James Hopgood beat Robert Hurst +23tp, +19
Robert Wilkinson beat Mike Taylor +16, +17

Stephen Mulliner & Samir Patel beat Paul Bennett & Mike Taylor +9tpo(P), +17tp(P)
Marcus Evans & Robert Wilkinson lost to Doug Grimsley & David Maloof +21, -20tp(G), -26tp(G)
James Hopgood & David Maugham beat Robert Hurst & Chris Patmore +9, +10tpo(H)



 

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