Photos-Macrobertson Shield 2013
The Macrobertson Shield competition is named after the Australian confectionery maker and philanthropist, Sir
Macpherson Robertson in the early 1920s. Initially between Australia and England, New Zealand was invited in 1930 and USA in 1993.
New Zealand won all three tests to take to shield.
Full results are at Croquet Scores.
New Zealand Team: Back: Paddy Chapman, Aaron Westerby (Captain), Toby Garrison, Jarrod Coutts (Manager). Front: Greg Bryant, Chris Clarke, Jenny Clarke Australian team: Ian Dumergue (Captain), Tim O’Leary, Stephen Forster, Bruce Flemming (Manager), Robert Fletcher, Malcolm Fletcher England Team: Jamie Burch, Stephen Mulliner, David Maugham, Robert Fulford, James Death, Samir Patel (Captain) USA Team: Jeff Soo (Captain), Danny Huneycutt, Ben Rothman, Erv Peterson (Manager), Jim Bast, Rich Lamm, David Maloof Paddy Chapman starts a triple peel on lawn 5 as Maurice Cook watches on The catering team Jenny Clarke with mascot “Kiwi” CNZ Life Members: Gordon Smith, John Prince, Graeme Roberts and Roger Murfitt Chris Clarke prepares for a corner 1 cannon on lawn s4 Spectators watch play on lawn 5 Jenny Clarke approaches 2-back on lawn 2 Chris Clarke lines up a 4-back peel on lawn 6 Paddy Chapman and mentor John Prince Club members with the shield at a club dinner