AC Association Croquet

Friendly With the demand for places remaining substantial, the annual AC South West Tour has been kept at 7 days again for 2016.

Tour organiser: Mark Homan.


See also the GC Tour.

Tour results by year:

Tour photos by year:
Date Opponents Venue Results (Watford names first)
Thu 27 Jul Blewbury Away

DREW 4-4

(Net index points: +5)
Geoff Johnson (3) &
John Bee (6)
beat Joe King (0) &
Deirdre Cochrane (4)
+2T H
Nick Archer (3) beat Paul Wolff (3˝) +7 =
Mark Homan (6) beat Andy Robertson (5) +25 =
Wendy Spencer-Smith (18) lost to David Seed (14) -12 H
Mark Homan (6) &
Wendy Spencer-Smith (18)
lost to Paul Wolff (3˝) &
David Seed (14)
-18 H
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to Deirdre Cochrane (4) -4 =
Nick Archer (3) lost to Joe King (0) -13 =
John Bee (6) beat Andy Robertson (5) +13 =
Fri 28 Jul Littleton Away

DREW 4-4

All games: H(Net index points: +20)
Mark Homan (6) &
John Bee (6)
lost to Sue Waite (14) &
Clive Thompsett (10)
-20
Geoff Johnson (3) beat Peter Fry (7) +24
Nick Archer (3) beat Peter Wingent (4) +20
Wendy Spencer-Smith (18) beat Barry Moorhouse (16) +2T
Nick Archer (3) &
Wendy Spencer-Smith (18)
lost to Peter Fry (7) &
Barry Moorhouse (16)
-1
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to Peter Wingent (4) -14
John Bee (6) lost to Clive Thompsett (10) -3
Mark Homan (6) beat Sue Waite (14) +4
Sat 29 Jul Swindon Away

LOST 4-6

All games: H(Net index points: -20)
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to John Airey (7) -5
Nick Archer (3) beat Neil Morrison (4) +4
John Bee (6) lost to John Small (12) -9
Mark Homan (6) lost to Terry Walton (14) -2
Wendy Spencer-Smith (18) lost to Bill Marner (16) -11
Geoff Johnson (3) lost to Neil Morrison (4) -4
Nick Archer (3) beat Mike Graham (6) +11
John Bee (6) beat Tony Mayer (14) +10
Mark Homan (6) beat John Airey (7) +3
Wendy Spencer-Smith (18) lost to Terry Walton (14) -13

Handicap change: Nick Archer 3 to 2˝
Sun 30 Jul Bath Away

WON 8-4

(Net index points: +36)
Simon Hathrell (-1) beat Peter Miles (2) +9T ±
Geoff Johnson (3) beat Richard Jelly (8) +9 ±
John Bee (6) lost to Philip de Glanville (10) -2T H
Mark Homan (6) beat Hester Henebury (9) +7 H
Quiller Barrett (10) lost to David Perkins (14) -1T H
Wendy Spencer-Smith (18) lost to Mike Henebury (22) -12T H
Simon Hathrell (-1) beat Richard Jelly (8) +7tp ±
Alan Clark (1˝) beat Peter Miles (2) +19 =
John Smallbone (4) beat Ian Morrison (6) +22 =
André Machell (9) beat Hester Henebury (9) +10 H
Quiller Barrett (10) lost to Philip de Glanville (10) -15T =
Robin Barry (10) beat Norman Connor (12) +7T H
Mon 31 Jul Dyffryn Away

LOST 3-6

(Net index points: -55)
Simon Hathrell (-1) &
Quiller Barrett (10)
beat Sarah Melvin (1) &
Marian Clancy (18)
+18 H
André Machell (9) &
Robin Barry (10)
lost to Joe Jackson (4˝) &
Adrian Trickey (5)
-9 H
Alan Clark (1˝) lost to Peter Balchin (5) -12 =
John Smallbone (4) lost to Robert Upton (4˝) -17 =
Alan Clark (1˝) &
John Smallbone (4)
beat Peter Balchin (5) &
Robert Upton (4˝)
+11 =
Simon Hathrell (-1) lost to Sarah Melvin (1) -23 =
André Machell (9) lost to Joe Jackson (4˝) -2 H
Quiller Barrett (10) lost to Adrian Trickey (5) -18 H
Robin Barry (10) beat Marian Clancy (18) +7 H

Handicap change: Quiller Barrett 10 to 11, Robert Upton 4˝ to 4
Tue 1 Aug Bristol Away

DREW 4-4

(Net index points: -8)
John Smallbone (4) &
André Machell (9)
beat Frances Ransom (4˝) &
Robert Johnston (14)
+9T H
Robin Barry (10) &
Quiller Barrett (11)
lost to Gill Pocock (10) &
Lesley Read (16)
-11T H
Simon Hathrell (-1) beat Wayne Wiseman (1) +26tp =
Alan Clark (1˝) beat Martin Leach (1˝) +22 =
Simon Hathrell (-1) &
Robin Barry (10)
lost to John Phillips (14) &
Robert Johnston (14)
-5T H
Alan Clark (1˝) &
André Machell (9)
beat Wayne Wiseman (1) &
Lesley Read (16)
+11T H
John Smallbone (4) lost to Frances Ransom (4˝) -15 =
Quiller Barrett (11) lost to Gill Pocock (10) -11 H
Wed 2 Aug Phyllis Court Away

LOST 1-2

(Net index points: -20)
Simon Hathrell (-1) &
John Smallbone (4)
beat *Alan Clark (1˝) &
*
+8T =
André Machell (9) lost to Peter Haydon (9) -4 H
Robin Barry (10) lost to Raghu Iyer (16) -13 H

*On loan to Phyllis Court.
Afternoon play rained off.

Statistics (Watford players)
 
Name Singles
W-L
Doubles
W-L
Total
W-L
Simon Hathrell3-12-15-2
Alan Clark2-12-04-1
Nick Archer4-10-14-2
John Smallbone1-23-04-2
Mark Homan4-10-24-3
André Machell1-22-13-3
Geoff Johnson2-41-03-4
John Bee2-31-13-4
Robin Barry2-10-32-4
Quiller Barrett0-41-11-5
Wendy Spencer-Smith1-40-21-6

Totals
22-246-628-30
Key:
H Handicap
= Level Advanced
± Handicap Advanced