1996 MacRobertson Shield - England - Champion: Great Britain

The 16th MacRobertson Shield Test Series

Venues:       England - Bowdon, Cheltenham, East Dorset and Nottingham Croquet Clubs

Dates:         15 June - 4 July 1996

Champion:  Great Britain

Second:      New Zealand

Third:         Australia

Fourth:       United States of America

Summary

  Team Test Matches Matches
    Matches won lost
Champion Great Britain 3 49 14
Second New Zealand 2 33 30
Third Australia 1 27 36
Fourth United States of America 0 17 46

Detailed results

Australia v Great Britain 6-15    
Pickering & Watts beat Comish & Maugham +5tp(P), +17tp(P)
Hewitt & Newcombe lost to Clarke & Fulford -1, -22tp(C)
Bury & Faulkner lost to Burridge & Cornelius +26tp, -26, -12tp
Colin Pickering beat Chris Clarke +6tp, +24
Harley Watts beat David Maugham -17tp, +12tpo, +6tp
Ashley Faulkner beat Ian Burridge +5, +16
Jeff Newcombe lost to Debbie Cornelius -15, -26tp
Hewitt & Newcombe lost to Burridge & Cornelius -17, -5
Bury & Faulkner lost to Comish & Maugham -26, -26tp(C)
Pickering & Watts lost to Clarke & Fulford -25, -15tp(C)
Brett Hewitt lost to Robert Fulford -17tp, -25
Greg Bury lost to Steve Comish +24tp, -3, -25
Ashley Faulkner beat Debbie Cornelius +6, -8, +8tp
Jeff Newcombe lost to Ian Burridge -5, -26tp
Bury & Faulkner lost to Clarke & Fulford -16, -11tpo(C)
Pickering & Watts lost to Burridge & Cornelius -26, -17
Hewitt & Newcombe beat Comish & Maugham +5tp(N), +14tp(H)
Colin Pickering lost to Robert Fulford -25tp, -26tp
Brett Hewitt lost to Chris Clarke +15, -24, -16
Greg Bury lost to David Maugham -25tp, +26tp, -15tp
Harley Watts lost to Steve Comish -3, +26tp, -13tp
       
New Zealand v United States 12-9    
Steve Jones lost to Jerry Stark -17, -17tp
Richard Baker lost to Wayne Rodoni -16, -15
Andrew Johnson lost to John Taves +17, -4, -17
Brian Wislang beat Erv Peterson -2, +11, +17
Baker & Stephens lost to Rodoni & Taves -23tp(T), +8, -26
Johnson & Skinley lost to Stark & Peterson -25, -2tpo(S)
Jones & Wislang beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +14, +25
Paul Skinley beat Johnny Osborn +21, -12, +19tp
Tony Stephens beat Bob Rebuschatis +26, +24tp
Andrew Johnson lost to Erv Peterson -8, +17, -17
Brian Wislang beat John Taves +26tp, +17tp
Johnson & Skinley beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +26tp(J), +8
Jones & Wislang lost to Rodoni & Taves +2, -26, -26tp(R)
Baker & Stephens beat Stark & Peterson +23, -17, +15
Paul Skinley lost to Jerry Stark -26, -10
Steve Jones beat Johnny Osborn +17, +26tp
Tony Stephens beat Wayne Rodoni +18, 14
Richard Baker beat Bob Rebuschatis +15, +16
Jones & Wislang lost to Stark & Peterson -17, -6
Baker & Stephens beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +17tp, +25tp
Johnson & Skinley beat Rodoni & Taves +16, +4
       
Great Britain v United States 20-1    
Clarke & Fulford beat Taves & Rodoni +7tpo(F), +17tp(C)
Comish & Maugham beat Stark & Peterson +26stp(C), +3
Burridge & Cornelius beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +17tp(C), +24
David Maugham lost to John Taves +23, -7, -17tp
Steve Comish beat Erv Peterson +15tp, +24tp
Debbie Cornelius beat Bob Rebuschatis +24tp, +25
Ian Burridge beat Wayne Rodoni -15, +20tp, +25
Comish & Maugham beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +13tpo(M), +26tp(C)
Burridge & Cornelius beat Rodoni & Taves +5, +1
Clarke & Fulford beat Stark & Peterson +25, -15, +15tp(F)
Robert Fulford beat Jerry Stark +23, +24tp
Chris Clarke beat Johnny Osborn +17tp, +26tp
Debbie Cornelius beat Wayne Rodoni +14, -3, +25tp
Ian Burridge beat Bob Rebuschatis +26tp, +24
Burridge & Cornelius beat Stark & Peterson -26tp(S), +1, +11
Clarke & Fulford beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +22tp(F), +5
Comish & Maugham beat Rodoni & Taves +1, -26tp(T), +23tp(C)
Robert Fulford beat John Taves +24tp, -17, +24tp
Chris Clarke beat Erv Peterson +26tp, -17, +23tp
David Maugham beat Jerry Stark +3tp, -17, +26tp
Steve Comish beat Johnny Osborn +26tp, +26tp
       
Australia v New Zealand 7-14    
Pickering & Watts lost to Johnson & Skinley -17tp(S), -5
Hewitt & Newcombe lost to Baker & Stephens +17, -26tp(S), -3
Bury & Faulkner beat Jones & Wislang +11, +12
Colin Pickering beat Paul Skinley +26tp, -26tp, +26tp
Harley Watts beat Tony Stephens +26stp, -6, +4
Ashley Faulkner lost to Brian Wislang +4tp, -7, -5
Jeff Newcombe lost to Andrew Johnson -7, -4
Hewitt & Newcombe lost to Jones & Wislang +22, -19, -16
Bury & Faulkner lost to Johnson & Skinley -23, +7, -26
Pickering & Watts lost to Baker & Stephens -2, +15, -17tp(B)
Brett Hewitt lost to Steve Jones -17tp, -8
Greg Bury beat Richard Baker -26, +24, +6
Ashley Faulkner lost to Andrew Johnson -16, +25tp, -17
Jeff Newcombe beat Brian Wislang +13tp, +13
Bury & Faulkner lost to Baker & Stephens -16tp(S), -13
Pickering & Watts beat Jones & Wislang +11, +5
Hewitt & Newcombe beat Johnson & Skinley +25tp(N), +12
Greg Bury lost to Tony Stephens +13, -16, -6stp
Colin Pickering lost to Steve Jones -24tp, -17tp
Harley Watts lost to Richard Baker -17, -26tp
Brett Hewitt lost to Paul Skinley -22, +14, -26
       
New Zealand v Great Britain 7-14    
Baker & Stephens beat Comish & Maugham -26tp(M), +26tp(B), 26tp(S)
Jones & Skinley lost to Clarke & Fulford -25, -23
Johnson & Wislang beat Burridge & Cornelius +26, +26
Steve Jones beat Chris Clarke +13, +13otp
Richard Baker beat Steve Comish +17, -17tp, +26
Andrew Johnson lost to Ian Burridge -26, +2, -15
Brian Wislang beat Debbie Cornelius +26tp, +12
Jones & Skinley lost to Burridge & Cornelius -25tp(C), -19
Johnson & Wislang lost to Comish & Maugham -3, -22
Baker & Stephens lost to Clarke & Fulford -26tp(C), -26tp(C)
Paul Skinley lost to Robert Fulford -6, -26tp
Tony Stephens lost to David Maugham +17tp, -26, -5
Andrew Johnson lost to Debbie Cornelius -25tp, -25tp
Brian Wislang lost to Ian Burridge -16, +24, -1
Johnson & Wislang lost to Clarke & Fulford -1, -5tp(F)
Baker & Stephens beat Burridge & Cornelius +24, +26
Jones & Skinley lost to Comish & Maugham -26tp(M), -8tp(M)
Steve Jones lost to Robert Fulford -17tp, -17tp
Paul Skinley lost to Chris Clarke -25tp, -23
Tony Stephens beat Steve Comish +26tp, +26tp
Richard Baker lost to David Maugham -3, +22, -26tp
       
Australia v United States 14-7    
Colin Pickering beat Jerry Stark +26tp, +14
Greg Bury lost to Wayne Rodoni +6, -19, -5
Ashley Faulkner beat Bob Rebuschatis +25, +25tp
Jeff Newcombe beat Johnny Osborn +23, +3
Pickering & Watts lost to Taves & Rodoni +25tp(P), -26, -26
Bury & Faulkner beat Stark & Peterson +21, 24
Hewitt & Newcombe beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +13, +26
Harley Watts lost to John Taves -25, -24
Brett Hewitt beat Erv Peterson +9, +6
Ashley Faulkner beat Johnny Osborn +26, +9
Jeff Newcombe beat Bob Rebuschatis +14, -2, +26
Bury & Faulkner beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +26tp(B), +10
Hewitt & Newcombe lost to Taves & Rodoni +6, -23, -4
Pickering & Watts beat Stark & Peterson -1, +13, +17
Harley Watts lost to Jerry Stark -17, -14
Colin Pickering lost to John Taves -24, -9
Brett Hewitt lost to Wayne Rodoni -6, +25, -24
Greg Bury beat Erv Peterson +20, +3
Hewitt & Newcombe beat Stark & Peterson +14, +9
Pickering & Watts beat Osborn & Rebuschatis +26tp(P), +24
Bury & Faulkner beat Taves & Rodoni -5, +26tp(B), +26