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Caroline Harper Won the CA GC Grass Roots at Hunstanton

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23 May 2019 (GC)

his event was won by Caroline Harper who beat David Brame 7 - 5 in the final. There were 10 entrants. The winner and possibly the runner up will qualify for the National Final at Bath Croquet Club on Sunday 1st September 2019.

The 5 rounds of cross-blocked games resulted in David Brame being the clear winner of Block A with 5 wins and Susan Boxell the runner-up with 3 wins. Block B was more closely contested, Caroline Harper won with 4 wins and Janet Carpenter was the runner up with 3 wins on hoop difference over Christine Thirtle-Watts.The semi finals were contested by David Brame 5 - 3 Janet Carpenter and Caroline Harper 7 - 0 Susan Boxell.The final was won by Caroline Harper beating David Brame 5 - 7.The 3rd / 4th place play off was between Janet Carpenter who beat Susan Boxell 7 - 5. There were three GC handicap changes: David Brame from 8 to 7; Caroline Harper from 12 to 11; & Bob North was cut from 14 to 12 on general play. We were blessed with good weather and are grateful to David Thirtle-Watts for setting the hoops and lawns, Gwenda Mackenzie for a fine tea and all the other unsung heroes who pitched in to do their bit.


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