Sport in Short: Croquet

BRITAIN'S David Maugham and Reg Bamford, of South Africa, will contest the final of the British Open at the Hurlingham Club, London after they both overcame the disadvantage of being one game down in their respective semi-finals.

BRITISH OPEN (Hurlingham Club, London): Quarter-finals: S Mulliner bt D Goacher +26tp, +12; D Maugham bt J Walters -17tp, +26tp, +26tp. Semi-finals: R Bamford bt Mulliner - 26tp, +17tp, +26tp; Maugham bt C Clarke -26, +120tp, +23tp.