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July 7, 2018
Congratulations to Joan Grove (winner) and Elaine Sainsbury (runner-up) for their success in the recent qualifying event for the All-England GC Handicap national tournament. Here is Joan receiving the Richard Harris memorial trophy donated by Robin Thornton.  

June 24, 2018
It was a busy week recently with two Association Croquet open tournaments taking place, run by tournament manager Cliff Jones. First was the 3-day Mary Robinson Challenge Shield handicap event, eventually won by Geoff Johnson from Watford (reprising his 2016 victory), with Richard Peperell runner-up. This was followed by the Isle of Wight Championship Bowl, […]

June 7, 2018
Ryde croquet teams took the first three places in the annual Southern Federation Solstice level doubles golf competition at Hamptworth on the 3rd June. With 16 entries from across the southern area this is the second year running that Ryde players have monopolised the final. The competition is handicap restricted to enable a range of abilities to […]

November 16, 2017
Well known croquet player and coach Cliff Jones, will be visiting the Isle of Wight to run a series of coaching events between May 14th and May 18th 2018. The exact programme will be available nearer the time

November 16, 2017
As we have done in the past, we will be holding two social lunches during the winter months, for croquet players and anyone else who would like to come. The first is onTuesday November 21st at 12 for 12.30 and will consist of a 2 course meal for £5. The second of these is on […]

June 24, 2017
  Congratulations to Pam Sim and Nick Westmore on winning the 2017 Solstice Cup. The Southern Croquet level play doubles GC tournament was held last week at Hamptworth. Both teams from RLTCC reached the final so a win for Ryde was guaranteed! Pam and Nick came through victorious in the final to regain the trophy […]

May 24, 2017
  Summer is on its way and so are our very popular Thursday evening Family Club Nights.  They will re-commence on Thursday 1st June – running between 6.00 pm and 7.30 pm. Join us for a barbeque (hot dogs/burgers) and try your hand at Petanque, Croquet and Tennis (grass courts only available). Our newly renovated bar […]

April 23, 2017
A training course on the rules of Golf Croquet was run by Roger Barnacle on April 19th and 20th 2017. Fourteen members attended on the first day and all felt that their knowledge of the game had been greatly increased as a result. Following a written and practical exam the next day, Vernon Gibbs and […]

September 22, 2016
This event’s inaugural visit to Ryde on 17-18th September was dedicated in memory of Richard Harris, a twice past winner from Ryde Lawn who sadly passed away earlier in the year. The winner’s trophy was presented by Richard’s widow Diana to John Noble from Letchworth. Playing off scratch and conceding 55 extra turns across the block […]


Ryde Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Playstreet Lane,
Ryde,
Isle of Wight,
PO33 3LJ
Tel: 01983 562095.

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