Clacton Cribbage

Relax playing a card game with your friends.

From absolute beginner to experienced player we
invite everyone who may be interested to come along.

Club members playing a great card game


Join Our League

Cribbage is a great card game

It keeps the grey matter active and gives us the chance to make new friends. The young and "not so young" can enjoy sharing a common interest. We look foward to hearing from you!

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Peter goes undefeated.

Peter Dunnett (Comrades B) had good night last Tuesday. He never lost a game and also had a twenty-four hand and helped his team into 2nd place.

Other top hands of 24 were held byRead more

:- Chris Goldhawk (2) Comrades (B).
Alan Boarer & Steve Drew (Conservatives); Tony Pipe & Roy Weaver Comrades (A);
Mavis Taylor Roberts (B); Colin Wiles & Sandra Tank (Roberts A).

Find out more by reading this blog in

Norman's News



Tuesday 24th April 2018
Roberts  [A]  V Comrades [B]
Comrades [A] V Roberts [B]
 Comrades [C] V No Fixture 
 Conservatives  V St. Osyth

Future Fixtures are shown on the

Fixtures Page.

Enjoying a social evening

About Our League

The league was formed by George Constable from Comrades at a meeting with the representatives from six local social clubs on Wednesday 6th July 1983.

Eleven different teams began playing in the first competition two months later on Tuesday 6th September. However of these initial eleven only the Comrades Team is still playing, a further seven teams have subsequently joined so partially replacing the ten that we have lost.

From 1989 we regularly participated in a competition with the Colchester League until regrettably they disbanded in 2004.

The History of Cribbage

In the early 1600s, Sir John Suckling an English courtier, poet, gamester and gambler invented cribbage, which he derived from the earlier game of Noddy.

Originally, a five-card game was played where each player discarded only one card to the crib. Nowadays the six-card game is more popular with each player discarding two cards to the crib.

Cribbage is very popular in the United States of America and Canada with many cribbage leagues and clubs in existence; in England it is the only game that can legally be played in a public house for money.