CROQUET SET SALES INCREASE AS PEOPLE LOOK TO BEAT LOCKDOWN BOREDOM
The Croquet Association (CA), the sport’s governing body, has seen a sharp increase in sales of croquet sets since lockdown began, as people look for creative ways to entertain themselves at home.
On the wave of this demand, the CA is encouraging more people to try croquet during lockdown – even if they don’t have a garden! They have set up a website www.trycroquet.co.uk/ to provide some short croquet challenges, and to get people sharing creative videos of themselves playing, using the hashtag #lockdowncroquet.
About croquet Similar to snooker but played on grass, croquet is a mallet sport that calls for skill, strategy and tactics, and enough exertion to get your daily exercise in. Players in a competitive croquet match cover 4km; perhaps as much as Captain-now-Colonel
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