1990 MacRobertson Shield - New Zealand - Champion: Great Britain

The 14th MacRobertson Shield Test Series

Venues:       New Zealand - Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

Dates:         5-26 January 1990

Champion:  Great Britain

                   Mark Avery, Robert Fulford, Colin Irwin, Stephen Mulliner, David Openshaw (C), William Prichard, Mark Saurin

Second:      New Zealand

                              Graham Beale, Joe Hogan, Bob Jackson, Steve Jones, Roger Murfitt, John Prince (C), Paul Skinley

Third:         Australia

                             Greg Bury, Allan Cleland, Bruce Ford, Leigh Herington, George Latham (C), Colin Pickering

Summary

  Team Test Matches Matches Matches
    Matches won lost not played
Champion Great Britain 2 30 12 0
Second New Zealand 1 22 17 3
Third Australia 0 8 31 3

Detailed results

Pakuranga Croquet Club, Auckland  5-10 January 1990  
Great Britain v Australia 18-3    
Fulford & Prichard beat Bury & Herington +10, +25
Irwin & Saurin beat Pickering & Ford +17, +3
Openshaw & Avery beat Cleland & Latham +6, -5, +17tp(A)
David Openshaw beat Colin Pickering +17, +14
Robert Fulford beat Greg Bury -12tp, +12tpo, +7tp
Mark Saurin beat Bruce Ford +26tp, +17
William Prichard beat Leigh Herington +24tp, +22
Openshaw & Avery beat Bury & Herington +14tp(A), +21tp(O)
Fulford & Prichard beat Pickering & Ford +3, -26tp(P), +7tp(F)
Irwin & Saurin beat Cleland & Latham +26, -4, +21
Mark Saurin beat Leigh Herington +20tp, +11
Mark Avery beat Allan Cleland +17, -16, +15
Colin Irwin beat George Latham -26tp, +16, +6
William Prichard lost to Bruce Ford -16, -7tp
Irwin & Saurin beat Bury & Herington +21, +16
Openshaw & Avery beat Pickering & Ford -16, +17, +16
Fulford & Prichard lost to Cleland & Latham +5, -5, -24
Robert Fulford beat George Latham +17tp, -17, +24
Mark Avery lost to Colin Pickering +19, -17tp, -17tp
David Openshaw beat Allan Cleland -17, +26, +7
Colin Irwin beat Greg Bury +17, -4, +18
       
Kelburn Croquet Club, Wellington  13-18 January 1990  
New Zealand v Australia 13-5    
Hogan & Murfitt lost to Pickering & Ford -14 +5 -4tp(P)
Jackson & Prince lost to Cleland & Latham +11 -17 -1
Skinley & Beale beat Bury & Herington +18 +11
Joe Hogan beat Allan Cleland +4 +3
John Prince beat George Latham +26 +26
Graham Beale lost to Bruce Ford -4 -14
Roger Murfitt beat Leigh Herington +24tp +23
Hogan & Murfitt beat Cleland & Latham +10 -9 +20
Jackson & Prince beat Bury & Herington +15 +12
Skinley & Beale beat Pickering & Ford +26 +21
Bob Jackson beat Colin Pickering +17 -26tp +10
Paul Skinley beat Greg Bury +8 +21
Graham Beale beat Leigh Herington +7 +22
Roger Murfitt lost to Bruce Ford -5tp -25
Hogan & Murfitt versus Bury & Herington match abandoned, rain
Jackson & Prince versus Pickering & Ford match abandoned, rain
Skinley & Beale versus Cleland & Latham match abandoned, rain
Joe Hogan lost to Colin Pickering -25 -17
Bob Jackson beat Allan Cleland +25tp +25
Paul Skinley beat George Latham +9tp +26tp
John Prince beat Greg Bury +6tpo -16 +17
       
United Club, Christchurch    21-26 January 1990  
Great Britain v New Zealand 12-9    
Fulford & Mulliner beat Skinley & Beale +21, +17
Openshaw & Avery lost to Prince & Jones -11, -13
Irwin & Saurin beat Hogan & Jackson +2, +16
Mark Avery lost to Bob Jackson +7, -17tp, -17tp
David Openshaw beat Paul Skinley +26, -10, +17
Colin Irwin beat Steve Jones +3, +26
Mark Saurin lost to Graham Beale +16, -4, -17
Fulford & Mulliner lost to Hogan & Jackson -19, -15
Irwin & Saurin lost to Prince & Jones -13, +9, -2
Openshaw & Avery lost to Skinley & Beale +7, -16, -12
StephenMulliner lost to Joe Hogan -21, -26
Robert Fulford beat John Prince +4, +1
Colin Irwin beat Graham Beale -26, +18, +15
Mark Saurin beat Steve Jones -13, +20, +25
Fulford & Mulliner beat Prince & Jones -2, +2, +26
Openshaw & Avery beat Hogan & Jackson +17, +4
Irwin & Saurin beat Skinley & Beale +24, +4
Stephen Mulliner beat Bob Jackson +26, +26
Mark Avery lost to Joe Hogan -8, -26tp
David Openshaw lost to John Prince -2, -16
Robert Fulford beat Paul Skinley -17tp, +20tp, +8