A SUCCESSFUL season for Chester Croquet Club was celebrated by a record number of members at its annual awards.
Chairman David Guyton was on hand to present trophies to all the winners of the summer competitions.
Elmyr Hughes, of Connah’s Quay, won the Fletton Trophy and the Croaky Trophy and Stephen Brophy Hughes, who was one of three players to win three awards, also received the most improved player during the season.
The Mason Cup was won by Alan Clare, of Parkgate, in the full lawn handicap competition in addition to winning the Hermitage Shield for the short lawn tournament played in June and the Christine Long Trophy for the golf croquet tournament played in September.
David Boyd, of Tattenhall, received the Rabbits Trophy for the highest scoring player in the short lawn handicap league and the second of the two cups awarded to the most improved players. He also won the Hibiscus Trophy for the short lawn handicap tournament played in September.
Elsewhere, Pat Clare received the Federation Shield on behalf of Chester Croquet Club at the North West Federation AGM in Culcheth for winning the North West Golf Croquet League.