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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 […]

September 10, 2016
RLTCC is hosting the Treasurer’s Tankard competition this year, featuring 8 of the top 32 Association Croquet players in country. With a round-robin format, each player plays everyone else twice over 5 days to produce the final ranking. This is top quality croquet played by some highly skilled players.   Day 1 was played in glorious […]

August 31, 2016
  Don’t forget to come along to the BBQ evening on Friday 2 September 5:30-9:00. The burgers and sausages will be sizzling but you can play tennis, croquet and petanque to run them off. £5 per head for the BBQ and the bar will be open for drinks.

July 12, 2016
Last week was another busy one for Golf Croquet tournaments. Over 2/3 July a club team of six players went over to Southwick to take part in the Southern Challenge division 1 competition. After a highly successful two days of singles and doubles matches against the other competing teams Ryde Lawn finished up second overall – despite […]

June 30, 2016
Last week was a busy one for the croquet players with several tournaments, competitions and social events taking place. Our two Croquet Association open tournaments for association croquet players were eventful but successful, and enjoyed by all participants. The late withdrawal of our tournament manager Cliff Jones due to ill health meant that Philip Kennerley […]

June 22, 2016
The weather gods smiled and it was a fabulous day at our Great British Tennis Weekend open day! On the tennis courts we had Mini Tennis, Adult Coaching, Family Time, Cardio Tennis, Tennis Ball Machine and Service Speed Gun running non-stop. Off the courts there were Pilates, croquet, pétanque and head massage sessions as well. With all that […]

June 9, 2016
LEVEL PLAY      GC                          HANDICAP   GC                             GC   DOUBLES ONLY   Ryde (A)  beat Ryde (B)  5-2                  Lost to Littleton  5-7                     Lost at High Wycombe 2-6 Ryde […]

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

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