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Andy Myers won the Hamptworth Super-B-Level Tournament

[<<] [>>] by Kevin Carter at Hamptworth Croquet Club
14 June 2015 (AC)

Andy Myers won this annual Hamptworth tournament for the second successive year, but only by the skin of his teeth.

There was a triangular three-way tie between Andy, Chris Donovan and Kevin Carter. It was settled by the 'quality of opponents' formula, which favoured Andy. This was a predictable result, since he was clear leader of the field for all of the tournament before falling to Chris, who had pegged out one of his balls.

If it were a handicap tournament then birthday-boy Richard Stevens would probably have won. He played superbly off 7 - the highest handicapped player by a long way - to secure two good wins. Harry Midgley played at his eleventh different club this season!

There were many peeling attempts. In fact, Andy peeled 4-back five times but tended to have difficulties with penult. David Boyd's TP attempt also ground to a halt when he peeled penult backwards. Yes, the good food and beer had a lot to answer for....


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