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Entries in Minnesota Croquet (5)


Wisconsin Returns to the Shield Championship

Teams from Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin descended upon the Milwaukee Croquet Club for a weekend of friendly and spirited golf croquet competition at Lake Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After a meet and greet and practice on Friday evening, Saturday’s matches paired Illinois against Minnesota and Indiana and Wisconsin. The format was a best of 10 game test featuring an opening doubles game followed by players playing each of the other three opponents in singles games.

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2018 Shield: Midwest Quad Matchups

The 2018 Croquet Network Midwest Quad Qualifier has announced starting lineups and PDF schedules for day one are available below. The Quad Qualifier takes place this Saturday and Sunday at the Milwaukee Croquet Club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The day one matchups include Midwest #1 seed Wisconsion against expansion team #4 Indiana. Illinois is the #2 seed and will face off against #3 seed and expansion team Minnesota.

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2018 States Shield Rosters

All teams from the Central and Midwestern Quads for the 2018 Croquet Network States Shield have submitted rosters and those are shown below. In addition, the random seeding has been set for the expansion states and the team matchups are as follows:

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2018 States Shield Roster Deadline

The 2018 Croquet Network States Shield deadline for all rosters is next Friday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. eastern US time. All state team directors should submit up to eight players for their initial rosters by the deadline. While only three players actually play during an individual test, the larger roster gives team directors flexibility to make adjustments to their starting line-ups between the qualification round and the championship without appealing to the other team directors.

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Croquet News Clips: Longman Cup, Kactus Creek & Women's GC Championship Line-up

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:

Alix Verge
Rosemary Graham
Wendy Dickson
Creina Dawson
Tricia Devlin
Pam Gentle
Liz Fleming
Anna Miller
Christine Pont
Margaret Melville
Anne Quinn
Kay Chynoweth
Susan Sands
Wilma Bonnar
Judy Evans
Rosemary Newsham
Genny Vandersluys
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
Sarah Riad
Salwa Saleh Ahmed Shaaban
Sherine Mohammed Hamdi Hamed
Abir Moustafa Abdelhamid
Samia Mohamed Ali Mahmoud

Kath Burt
Teresa Burt
Ros Pimlott

Jane Shorten

New Zealand
Jenny Clarke
Mavis Brogden
Phyllis Young
Dallas Cooke
Ann Sharp
Alison Wall
Erica Stephens
Marlene McCaa
Sue Roberts
Gwen Salisbury
Laura Whittaker
Ashley Cooke

Jola Jurasinska

South Africa
Carole Jackson
Clare Stableford
Anne Oxton

Anne Taves
Josie Jackson

First Alternates
Nerida Taylor - Australia
Marga Podnieks - Australia