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Stephen Mulliner won the AC First Eight (the President's Cup)

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12th September 2023 (AC - Championships)

Stephen Mulliner won the President's Cup for the sixth time in his career with 12 wins out of 14 games. Harry Fisher was second with 11/14 and James Death was third with 10/14.

The event was played in very warm and humid conditions at Bowdon Croquet Club, near Manchester. Stephen led at the end of day 1 with 4/4 and remained one win ahead of the field for the next three days, surviving some very tight moments, not least in the final round when a play-off with Harry Fisher looked very likely until almost the end of the game. His win came 31 years after his fifth win in 1992.

A full report will appear in the Croquet Gazette.


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