The competition was won by Ramsgate’s member Tobi Savage with Mark Daley of the Dulwich club taking 2nd place.
Mary Neale wins the ‘plate’ competition.
We had a great day playing level play GC doubles in two teams = red and blue with 4 games each with a different partner. We were also treated to a cream tea and cakes and as you can see from the photos, a good time was had by all.
The following RCC competitions are open to all CA members in 2019, contact Trevor Longman for more details, see https://croquetramsgate.co.uk/contacts-2/
Ladies GC Open Weekend
Sat-Sun 1-2 June 2019
The Ramsgate Open Golf Croquet Championship
Sat-Sun 15-16 June 2019
A & B Level Advanced Singles Weekend
Sat-Sun 6-7 Jul 2019
A reminder that annual subs for the 2019 season fall due on April 1st and don’t forget President’s day if you haven’t put your name down yet. Forms are in the clubhouse.
Our new club website is now live.
The site is part of a Croquet Association project to provide websites to clubs around the country, and ours was one of the pilot clubs involved in testing the new system.
Check the site regularly for regular news updates.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of the Ramsgate Croquet Club was held on Saturday 24th November 2018, at the Comfort Inn, Ramsgate.
The new club officers are –
Chairman …………….. Meg Bowyer
Secretary …………….. Trevor Longman
Treasurer ………………. Roger Loram
And the new committee members are –
Charlie Martin, Clare Hesledine, Julie Goulding, Chris Goulding, Leslie Sparks, Lynn Beadie, Jane Young and Don Humphries
The following events will be held over the winter period –
Tuesday 18th December 2018 at 11.00am Ramsgate Bowls Club – organisers Pam Stead, Heather Richardson & Lucy Brown
10 pin Bowling
Thursday 17th January 2019 at 11.00am at Bugsy’s Tenpin Bowling, Ethelbert Cres, Margate CT9 2DY – organiser Jane Young.
Annual Club Lunch
Tuesday 5th February 2019, at The Yarrow Hotel, Broadstairs,
3 courses including tea/coffee and gratuity, £18.00pp, partners welcome. Menu choice to be circulated and cheques made out to Ramsgate Croquet Club – organiser Meg Bowyer.
Trevor Longman won the Hurlingham “One-Ball” tournament on 28th November.
This is an annual competition which attracted players from as far as Durham and Nottingham, plus many from the home counties.
Trevor faced tough opposition, including Alain Gerard (-2) in the knockout and Mark Ormerod (-1.5) in the final, winning both of these matches 2 games to nil.
Congratulations on a good day’s croquet.
Ramsgate have won the 2018 SECF “U League”, which is the Association Croquet Handicap (Unlimited) League.
The results are –
|Tunbridge Wells||Ramsgate||Fri 1 June||1 – 6|
|Ramsgate||Purley Bury||Sat 9 June||5 – 2|
|Ramsgate||Caterham||Sat 21 July||7 – 0|
|Ramsgate||Reigate Priory A||Wed 22 Aug||3 – 4|
Many thanks to all who took part in the teams (and played so well) –