Today, we finish off the early preview of the 2017 MacRobertson Shield World Team Championship Tier 1 to be held in Rancho Mirage, California, April 18 to May 4, 2017. This simple look is centered around cumulative team stats from this team table ranked by Triples per Games Player. Chart 1 follows and is a visual on the Average Dynamic Grade per team. All stats are souced from croquetrecords.com.
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The 2013 Solomon Trophy (United States versus Great Britain) will be held 6-9 August 2013 at the Hunstanton Croquet Club in Norfolk, England, UK.
The Selection Committee selected the following players to represent the United States.
Paul Bennett (AZ)
Doug Grimsley (GA)
Robert Hurst (SC)
Stuart Lawrence (NY)
David Maloof (FL)
Chris Patmore (CT)
Mike Taylor (NC) Alternate
David Bent (FL) Alternate
Updated on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 08:44PM by Dylan
BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC -- By clinching on Friday with an 11-4 advantage in the best of 21 test, the British team avoided any chance of drama on Saturday. The near disastrous 1-5 final day finish versus New Zealand during the 2010 MacRobertson Shield for a narrow 11-10 win is probably still too fresh in the
BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC -- They left no doubt this time around. A 4-0 performance on Day Three returned the Solomon Trophy to the British team and erased U.S. hopes of a potential comeback on the final day. David Maugham claimed the test winning peg in a +22 win in game two with partner Marcus Evans over
BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC -- Great Britain stormed out of the gates again today in Solomon play as they pushed out to a 6-0 lead before Danny Huneycutt got the U.S. team on the scoreboard with a +26, +2tp over Keith Aiton. Stephen Mulliner took a 2-1 win over Doug Grimsley to extend the overall lead to 7-1,
BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC -- The U.S. team got clobbered on day one of the Solomon Trophy test and find themselves down 4-0. The round one doubles action ended with a 3-0 GB lead and as is customary for short tests like this, the teams took the opportunity to start the next round of doubles. Marcus Evans
The run-up to the approaching Solomon Trophy test (October 10-13, Bald Head Island, North Carolina) continues as today we have an interview with USA team member Ben Rothman. The 28-year-old Rothman has been a fixture on the American croquet scene, winning national championships in all three six-wicket disciplines. This will be his sixth appearance as a member of the U.S. team. More info on this year's Solomon is available on the Bald Head Island website. Here's how it went:
How many times have you participated in the Solomon test?
To follow-up on our prep for the rapidly approaching Solomon Trophy test (October 10-13, Bald Head Island, North Carolina), today we have an interview with British team captain Keith Aiton. He has been a member of several MacRobertson Shield teams for Great Britain and captained the team during their dramatic win in 2010. More info on this year's Solomon is available on the Bald Head Island website. Let's get to the action:
Now that the US team has posted a couple wins in the series, is the Solomon now becoming a true rivalry?
The Solomon Trophy test between Great Britain and the United States is just a few weeks away (October 10-13, Bald Head Island, North Carolina). In anticipation of this edition, Jim Bast of the U.S. team was gracious enough to spend some time fielding questions. Bast is a former USCA National Champion in singles and doubles and a two-time Canadian Championship winner. He's also a veteran of 10 USA teams, including the first USA test team that toured and competed against Great Britain, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. And at the top of the list, he was a member of the first USA MacRobertson Shield team. More info on this year's Solomon is available on the Bald Head Island website. Let's get to the action:
The USA will attempt to retain the Solomon Trophy against Great Britain October 10-13. The Bald Head Island Croquet Club in North Carolina will be hosting the event. The following team has been selected: