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England v Spain GC Test at Roehampton Club, 21-23 June

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18th June (International)

England play Spain in the annual GC Test Match on 21-23 June. This year it will be held at Roehampton Club, SW15 5LR.

Spectators are welcome, but no parking is available. The nearest train station is Barnes (an 8-minute walk from the Club). By Bus: Routes 33, 337, stop at Queens Ride (next to Rosslyn Park RFC); or Routes 265, 493, stop at Rosslyn Park Rugby Football Club.

Spectators should bring photo ID and will be asked to register on arrival at the Club's entrance on Roehampton Lane. It is Club policy that all food must be purchased on site.

The Test will be livestreamed throughout. The livestream will be available each day via the 'Live' page at Croquet England's YouTube channel:

Results will be posted on Croquet Scores here:

Teams (in seeding order):

Singles: John-Paul MOBERLY (c), Jamie BURCH, Euan BURRIDGE, Aston WADE, Stuart M SMITH, Tobi SAVAGE.
Doubles: John-Paul MOBERLY & Aston WADE; Jamie BURCH & Euan BURRIDGE; Stuart M SMITH & Tobi SAVAGE.

Singles: Jose RIVA, Andres ALVAREZ-SALA (c), Manuel ALVAREZ-SALA, Patricio Jnr GARAY, Nicolas DENIZOT, Juan OJEDA.
Doubles: Andres ALVAREZ-SALA & Manuel ALVAREZ-SALA; Jose RIVA & Juan OJEDA; Patricio Jnr GARAY & Nicolas DENIZOT.

Format. A 27-point Test (18 singles, 9 doubles,) played over seven rounds (three rounds of doubles and four rounds of singles). Each player plays three doubles matches and three singles matches. All matches are best-of-three 13-point games.

Play starts at 10.20am on Fri 21st (after the Opening Ceremony at 10am) and at 9.30am on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd.

The detailed order of play is available via the Croquet Scores 'commentary' tab here:


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