Croquet in the North West

Planning Ahead:
Get a preview of next season – download a draft of the 2017 League Rules HERE 
Club Secretaries:
Deadline for 2017 league team registrations is 31 December – download team entry form HERE

What Happened at the AGM:
AGM at Culcheth on 19th November (see Post in News Column) voted to:
– retain the current catering arrangements in League Matches
– play all future Short Croquet league matches to full bisque (i.e.10)
– increase Short Croquet game duration by 15 minutes
– in Handicap Golf Croquet League matches, the maximum individual handicap will be 12
– adopted a new Constitution
– will be focussing on Individual Handicaps, Handicap Cards and Club Handicappers next season.

League winning captains with trophies - l to r - Bowdon's Graham Good (Level Play Golf League); Southport's Don Williamson (Golf League); Bowdon's John Haworth (Short League); Chester's David Boyd (Handicap League); Bowdon's Steve Reynolds (B League); Bowdon's David Walters (A League); Westmorland's Ivan Wheatley (Midweek League).

League winning captains with trophies – l to r – Bowdon’s Graham Good (Level Play Golf League); Southport’s Don Williamson (Golf League); Bowdon’s John Haworth (Short League); Chester’s David Boyd (Handicap League); Bowdon’s Steve Reynolds (B League); Bowdon’s David Walters (A League); Westmorland’s Ivan Wheatley (Midweek League).

You can see the New Constitution HERE
You can read the unratified 2016 Federation AGM Minutes HERE
If you look at the ‘YOUR NWFCC’ tab at the top of the page then go to ‘EVERYTHING ABOUT NWFCC’  you will find a library of NWFCC Documents and Minutes


Fylde - 2016 Festival Champions

Fylde – 2016 Festival Champions

Read more about the Festival and view photos here 

You can see all your club results here

Press here to see the Festival on the South Lawns on Saturday (by Brian Kerr)

Press here to see how a flock of Seagulls viewed us (by Brian Kerr)

Seagulls Eye View of the 2016 Festival (Photo: Brian Kerr)

Seagulls Eye View of the 2016 Festival (Photo: Brian Kerr)


National Club Competitions  see details here 
Details of proposed new Federation Constitution see details here 


Whether an experienced player, a beginner or just curious about Croquet, you will find a friendly welcome at any club in the north west. There are tournaments to suit all levels, competitive leagues, excellent coaching and many opportunities to play for relaxation, friendship and fitness. New players are always welcome and most clubs provide excellent introductory and corporate sessions with all equipment provided. There are many links from this website into the croquet world but if you require any further information please email:

2016 North West Croquet Calendar


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