Five members of Nailsea & District Croquet Club came away with victory over Bath Croquet Club in the South West Croquet Federation Intermediate League recently.

With Nailsea at home, Bath fielded a strong team and the games were quite tight.

The matches were played under Association Croquet rules, and by lunchtime Nailsea were 2-1 up.  

The afternoon play, with the sun then shining, saw Nailsea take another two fantastic wins.  

Overall, with a notable win by Doreen Wallace (16-8), and with some closely fought games, Nailsea took an overall 4-3 victory.

Nailsea captain Libby Howard-Blood was said to be delighted as the victory gave her team a strong start to the season in their league.

Visitors are always welcome to watch matches played at the Nailsea & District Croquet club and anyone wishing to learn the game can visit the club’s website for details.