Club Internal Competition Winners for 2011
These trophies were engraved by the club and presented by the chairman Roger Hayes at the clubs’ Annual Dinner and Prize Giving on Friday 14 October at The Combe Grove Manor Hotel in Bath. Roger Hayes gave a poignant speech about Nick King, a promising young croquet player who died tragically in an accident whilst riding his motorbike in 2009. The new Nick King Trophy was then presented for the first time to rapidly improving Association Croquet player Ian Morrison to much applause.
Advanced Singles (Avon Trophy) Peter Miles Roger Hayes
Handicap Singles (Alderwick Cup) Ian Morrison Richard Jelly
Handicap Singles 4 – 12 (Apps-Heley Cup) Michael Brown Paul Francis
Handicap Singles 14 and over (Secretary’s Cup) Ian Morrison Brenda Lane
Handicap Doubles (Founder’s Cup) Leonie Wilkinson & R Stopforth & H Henebury Roger Hayes R Jelly & Lyndon Hughes
One-Ball (Windsor Aubrey Cup) Ian Morrison Richard Jelly
Short Croquet (Chairman’s Cup) Roger Hayes Paul Francis
Handicap League (League Salver) David Perkins Roger Bell
Handicap Singles (Margaret Langley Salver) Peter Miles Paul Francis
Improvers Handicap Singles (Whitfield Salver) Gordon Cottis Henriette Van Deth
The clubs’ 2011 AGM took place on Friday 18 November at St Mary’s Church Hall in Bath. Roger Hayes provided details of the many achievements of individual club members and teams during the 2011 playing season. Nigel Amos retired from the Committee and was thanked for all his hard work in maintaining the lawns over a number of years. There was also much discussion about the clubs’ future development.