As well as monthly matches, some of the more noted competitions played annually by the Men’s section include Board Competitions (various); St George’s Day Competition (April); Captain’s Week (June); Home International (July); St George’s Day Competition (April); Captain’s Week (June); Turkey Trot (late-October).
The Ladies meet weekly on a Tuesday for competitions and social matches; Business Ladies play on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. They take part in a number of County fixtures, including the Pearson Trophy, as well as a number of friendly matches which include, Cherry Lodge, Eltham Warren and Purley Downs.
For those aged 60 and above there is an Antiquarian’ section who run their own competitions and take part in matches against veterans’ sections in other clubs.
Shortlands has a very successful Junior section and welcome new members aged between 5-17 years. Special rates apply for members between 18 and 21 in full time education, please ask for details.