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Croquet Durham beat Nottingham 4-3

[<<] [>>] by Dr Ian Vincent at Durham
6 August 2014 (GC - Inter-Club Shield)

Croquet Durham took a 2-0 lead in the morning singles and had lost one of the afternoon ones before the doubles finally finshed (due to generous supplies of coffee and cake, heavy showers, lunch, a third game, and some deliberative play by the visitors). That left the match still live when the other singles started, but it was agreed that they would be truncated to a single game if the hosts took the winning point during it, which they duly did, to enable the visitors to get back in daylight.

Results with Croquet Durham names first:

Roger Carpenter & Carol Brady bt Ian Vincent & Patricia Duke Cox 7-3 5-7 7-6
Andrew Carpenter bt Cathy Turski 7-4 7-3
Nigel Martin bt Eileen Buxton 7-5 7-6

Nigel Martin bt Cathy Tursky 7-5 7-4
Andrew Carpenter lost to Eileen Buxton 5-7 4-7
Roger Carpenter lost to Ian Vincent 4-7
Carol Brady lost to Patricia Duke-Cox 4-7


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