Visiting the Victorian Croquet Centre
The Victorian Croquet Centre, our headquarters, is the perfect venue for
your event. It is available for hire to
Corporations, Businesses, Community Groups, Individuals and Family Groups
for events with or without croquet.
The purpose-built facility in Cairnlea, in the western suburbs of Melbourne,
features 12 full size courts and a state-of-the-art pavilion. The
function area seats 200, with a licensed bar and a commercial kitchen, and
overlooks manicured grass courts.
Enquiries and bookings: (03)
8361 8887 or by email
There are plenty of places to stay nearby. Here are some accommodation suggestions.
Here is a map [google.com] of all the clubs in Victoria.
To find and contact a club near you, use the Club Finder
WCF Golf Croquet World Championships
Victoria is hosting the Golf Croquet World Championships in February and March.
As well as the Main Event, the program also includes
a Qualifying Event, the Under 21 GC World Championship, and the Ramsis Cup.
Merchandise is available for pre-order on the Event Website
along with information about the venues and some accommodation suggestions.
Admission is free for spectators. Registration is now open - please download free tickets if you are planning to attend so that we can predict numbers and plan catering.
The winning Victorian team:
John van der Touw, Trish Watts, Lester Hughes, Gail Hopkins, Anne Quinn,
Wendy Dickson (captain), Jim Saunders, Terry Hopkins.
The Worlds Day One: play begins
Day One of the World Championship was warm and mostly sunny.
At Cairnlea, there was just enough wind to move the flags.
Felix Webby the new Under 21 champion
In a gritty best of five final, Felix Webby (New Zealand) decisively defeated compatriot George Coulter, 7:3, 7:6, 7:5.
Lester Hughes was watching and describes the games on Croquetscores.
GCWC Qualifier Day 2
The second set of round robin games were played today.
In three blocks there was a clear winner who goes forward to the main event. Playoffs were needed in Block 3 for the top spot and in Blocks 1 and 2 for the third spot and a second chance to qualify.
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Victorian Croquet Centre, 65 Nobel Banks Drive, Cairnlea, Vic 3023
03 8361 8887
Office hours: Mon-Thu: 9am-4pm, Fri: 9am-3pm, Sat-Sun: closed
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Patron - The Honourable Linda Dessau, AM, Governor of Victoria