Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette , 27 November 1929, Page 7
VISIT OF HELENSVILLE PLAYERS.
On Saturday last the Warkworth Croquet 01 ub was honored with a visit from a number of Helensville players, who came to try conclusions with the local players. Heal weather oondi turns set off the lawus to advantage, and the visitors spoke very appro ciativelv of the fine playing ■surface here, credit for which is due to the ; a««i.luous w-.rk of Mr T. A.shton, the ! green keeper. _ ! The visiting team were entertaine I I to lunch at Bridge House by the local club, and then proceeded to play till time to leave to catch the evening ; train back to Helensville. Very interesting play was wi( nested, th« total points being .slightly in favor of the home team, m follows:-Doubles, total points, Warkworth, 55; Heleusville, 52 Singles, Warkworth 39 ; Helensville 29 Details of the.games were as uudei, Helensville nnm«s appearing iirst in the list in each case : — Doubles. Good and Mackie 11, v. Finch atd Hoysted 14. Fastier and Becroft 14, v. Jackson and Smith 8. McAlister and Phillips 4, v. Haoiilton and Warm 14. Stewart and Simcock 14, v. Moore and Gray 5. White and Livesey 9, v. Turbot and BraKenng 14. Totals—Helensville 52, Warkworth 55 Singles. Good 9, v. Finch 14. Mackie 11, v. Hoysted 14. Fastier9, v. Jackson 11 (unßnished.) Totals—Helen.svilie 29, Warkworth 39. The W uk worth Olub hope to pay p return u-.it shortly.