1967: Kent's first Inter-County Tournament win

Kent players holding the Inter-County trophy
The victorious Kent Team in 1967
Image of Joyce Crust, Kent Coach and Volunteer at the World Championships in 1995
Joyce Crust: Kent Coach and Volunteer

After many years of trying, Kent’s first win of the Inter-County Tournament was in 1967. Under the coaching leadership of Joyce Crust the team performed amazingly well and were victorious at last.

From left to right: Cathy Hickey(GD), Helen Mitchell (GS), Sue Leonard (GK), Sally Dewhurst (GA and Captain), Pat Leamon (C), Pam Sewell (WD), Peta Tiptaft (WA).

Further Inter-County wins for the Kent 1st Team followed in 1969 (joint with Surrey), 1970, 1971, 1972,1973, 1974 and 1987.

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