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Ashby lost to Croquet Durham 2-5

[<<] [>>] by Nigel Martin at Ashby
27th July 2021 (GC - Inter-Club Shield)

The Croquet Durham team of Roger Carpenter (3), Nigel Martin (3), Tony McCann (3) and Dave Parsons (4) travelled down to play the Ashby team of Christine Mounfield (2), Mick Haytack (3), Ray Mounfield (3) and Martin Wroughton (4) on 26 July at their lawns in The Midlands. On a very hot day with fast lawns, Durham prevailed by 5 matches to 2.

The scores were (Durham names first):

Roger & Nigel beat Christine & Mick 5-7, 7-0, 7-5

Tony beat Martin 7-4, 7-3

Dave lost to Ray 0-7, 2-7

Roger lost to Christine 6-7, 6-7

Nigel beat Mick 7-5, 7-3

Tony beat Ray 7-4, 2-7, 7-6

Dave beat Martin 5-7, 7-5, 7-6

Given the last two result, a close run thing. Many thanks to Ashby as hosts for the usual great hospitality.


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