With the summer croquet season winding down here in Kansas City, the Morning Coffee series is back on tap until next summer. Out of the gate for the offseason, we are making some branding adjustments. Several years ago, the forum site became the home of croquetnetwork.com. Over the next few weeks, the forum community will officially transition to the CroquetNation.com name and domain. And, this old magazine site is re-claiming the CroquetNetwork.com domain and branding.
Entries in Longman Cup (2)
Croquet on Film tipped this video of the Longman Cup club competition held in England and Wales. The play is bit difficult to follow, but I was pretty impressed with the trophies at the end. A description of the competition is provided on this Watford (Cassiobury) Croquet Club page.
Kactus Creek Invitational Results / A new club competition was introduced in the Kansas City metro area over the past weekend. Players from the Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Missouri squared off against a group of Minnesota players. Matt Smith reports that Minnesota "kicked the tar" out of Missouri 6-3 in singles and 2-1 in doubles.
2009 WCF World Women's Golf Croquet Championship Roster / The WCF announced line-ups for the women's GC championship to be held in Cairnlea, Victoria, Australia November 21-28.
Players of Note
Iman Elfaransawi - Egypt (reigning hampion);
Marwa Mostafa Mohamed Youssef - Egypt;
Hemmat Mostafa Abdelmoneim Mostafa - Egypt
Jenny Clarke - New Zealand
Line-ups By Country:
Jacky McDonald (Wild Card)
Elizabeth Allen (Wild Card)
Judy Wembridge (Wild Card)
Sue Beattie (Wild Card)
Sue Leitinger (Wild Card)
Iman Elfaransawi (reigning hampion)
Marwa Mostafa Mohamed Youssef
Hemmat Mostafa Abdelmoneim Mostafa
Manal Ali Mohsen
Shaden Okasha Ahmed Abdelkader Okasha
Soumaya Saad Salama Mohamed El-Eryan
Nihal Ahmed Sayed Ahmed
Salwa Saleh Ahmed Shaaban
Sherine Mohammed Hamdi Hamed
Abir Moustafa Abdelhamid
Samia Mohamed Ali Mahmoud
Nerida Taylor - Australia
Marga Podnieks - Australia