GC Four Club Trophy 1 September
report by Richard Keighley
For this year only, it was decided that the contest for the Trophy was to be decided in a single match at Wrest Park on 1 September. Fortunately, the day chosen produced excellent conditions for croquet with bright sunshine and the lightest of breezes all day.
Wrest Park were the holders of the trophy and fielded a team of Eric Audsley (0), George Collin (1) and Richard Keighley (3). Northampton looked strong on paper with Les Heard (0), Mike Hills (0) and Glynis Davies (4). Leighton-
The total field of 12 was split into two blocks of six to play each other on an all play all basis. The finishing order would be achieved on a cross-
Lunch was taken after three rounds with Northampton in a clear lead, followed by Wrest Park. Leighton-
Northampton 29 points, Wrest Park 22 points, Leighton-
Manager Richard Keighley presented Les Heard with an engraved glass and handed over the trophy created by John Bevington last year which comprised a framed and enlarged playing card of the Four of Clubs.
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