On Tuesday May 25th the Porthpean team of Cornwall Croquet Club hosted Budleigh Salterton in a SWF Golf Croquet League match at the club ground at Porthpean.
Blessed with perfect playing conditions the home team quickly got down to business and by lunch time, after 12 singles games had been played, Porthpean were ahead 6 games to Budleigh's 4 games with one game drawn.
After lunch the tide turned and Budleigh steamed ahead, winning 3 of the remaining 4 singles games and all 4 of the doubles games, the match result being Porthpean 7 games, Budleigh Salterton 12 games with 1 game drawn.
Cormwall Porthpean team: Joyce Wilson Cpt., Tony Jennings, Kathryn Smith, Russell Moore, Berle Moore, Dorrianne Forsdick, Linda Lang, Maggie Dawson.
Budleigh Salterton team: Pat Meredith, Ivor Meredith, Tom Handley, Rob Weeks, Alan Rush, Peter Johnson, Mary Johnson.
Final Score: Cornwall 7.5 Budleigh 12.5