NW Federation 2018 Advanced Millennium AC Tournament 14/15 April at Bowdon
The weather held off long enough to complete all of the matches in which 12 competitors from around the North West croquet clubs took part. The players were divided into 2 groups of 6: A & B Classes.
In an all-play-all format, the A-Class competed their block play early on the second day and the top 4 played off in 2 semi-finals, followed by a final where David Walters beat Liverpool’s James Hawkins.
In the B-Class, Jerry Guest of Chester won all of his matches.
A Class: David Walters Bowdon -2; Ken Cooper Bowdon (Manager) -1.5; Paul Rigge Liverpool -0.5; James Hawkins Liverpool -0.5; Lee Hartley Fylde -0.5; Peter Wilson Pendle 0.
Day 1: Paul Rigge bt Ken Cooper +20; James Hawkins bt Lee Hartley +19; David Walters bt Peter Wilson +25; Jerry Guest bt Alan Pidcock 14; Nathan Baker bt John G. Dawson +8; Andy Brandwood bt Liz Wilson +22; Lee Hartley bt David Walters +13; James Hawkins bt Ken Cooper +24; Paul Rigge bt Peter Wilson +22; Jerry Guest bt Liz Wilson +6; John G. Dawson bt Alan Pidcock +16; Nathan Baker bt Andy Brandwood +2T; David Walters bt James Hawkins +7; Paul Rigge bt Lee Hartley +5tpo; Ken Cooper bt Peter Wilson +25; Jerry Guest bt John G. Dawson +10; Nathan Baker bt Liz Wilson +3; Andy Brandwood bt Alan Pidcock +14; Paul Rigge bt James Hawkins +17; David Walters bt Ken Cooper +12; Lee Hartley bt Peter Wilson +20;
Day 2: Lee Hartley bt Ken Cooper +20; David Walters bt Paul Rigge +24; James Hawkins bt Peter Wilson +20; Liz Wilson bt Alan Pidcock +2T; John G. Dawson bt Andy Brandwood +5T; Jerry Guest bt Nathan Baker +11; Liz Wilson bt John G. Dawson +2; Jerry Guest bt Andy Brandwood +12; Nathan Baker bt Alan Pidcock +20;
Ken Cooper bt Peter Wilson +21; Paul Rigge bt Andy Brandwood +15.
David Walters bt Lee Hartley +12; James Hawkins bt Paul Rigge +14.
David Walters bt James Hawkins +17.