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Entries in Missouri Croquet (7)


Missouri: Defenders of the Shield

The mighty Missouri squad of Billy Bob Breeden, Steve Jackson and Matt Smith defended their 2017 Croquet Network Golf Croquet States Shield title yesterday at the Kactus Creek Croquet Club with a 7-3 win over the visiting Wisconsin team.

The day started with a good omen as Smith pulled off an impressive angled jump shot at hoop one to get Missouri out to a 1-0 lead in the opening doubles game against Nels Bjorkquist and Cheryl Bromley. As the game moved past hoop four, Missouri led 3-1 when Smith's partner Jackson drained hoop five from the south boundary for a 4-1 lead. 

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States Shield Final: Ready to Rumble

The 2017 Croquet Network States Shield Championship final is set to roll out this Saturday at Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Missouri as the Missouri state GC squad will host the visiting Wisconsin team. The projected team line-ups and are as follows:

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States Shield: Missouri Leads 3-0

Missouri's Steve Jackson and Matt Smith took care of business on the first night of the 2017 States Shield Kansas vs Missouri test held at Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Missouri. They started with a relatively comfortable 7-4 win in the opening doubles match against Dylan Goodwin and Justin Marciniak.

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States Shield: Kansas vs Missouri Schedule

Updated on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 06:37AM by Registered CommenterDylan

The 2017 Croquet Network States Shield southern matchup of the Kansas vs Missouri golf croquet test rolls out this Friday evening at the Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Kansas City, Missouri (Parkville). Missouri has named their starting roster and player spot -- #1 Matt Smith, #2 Steve Jackson and #3 Billy Bob Breeden. Kansas has named a starting roster but has not determined player spots for the #2 and #3 positions. Dylan Goodwin will play in the #1 spot with Justin Marciniak and Darin Watson in the final two positions. Schedule follows:

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2017 States Shield Schedule

Kansas and Missouri have agreed on dates for their first round match in Croquet Network's 2017 States Shield. The first three games of the test will be played on Friday, July 21, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. and will finish the test on Saturday, July 22, 2017, with an 8:30 a.m. start. Full Shield schedule follows:

07/21: Kansas vs Missouri (Kactus Creek Croquet Club)
07/22: Kansas vs Missouri (Kactus Creek Croquet Club)
07/22: Illinois vs Wisconsin (Milwaukee Croquet Club)
08/19: States Shield Championship (Kactus Creek Croquet Club)

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States Shield Expands to Four Teams

Croquet Network is proud to announce an expansion for the 2017 edition of States Shield Golf Croquet team test. The GC team test started modestly in 2016 with Kansas and Missouri facing off last May with Missouri taking the inaugural title 7-3. For year two, Illinois and Wisconsin will join the mix and the first round tests will take place during the weekend of July 22. Wisconsin will host Illinois at the Milwaukee Croquet Club and Missouri will host Kansas at the Kactus Creek Croquet Club. The winners of those two tests will square off for the Shield in the Kansas City metro on August 19, 2017 at the Kactus Creek Croquet Club.

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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