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Club page - Brunswick Mallet Sports Club

About us

Where

In Brunswick Park, Victoria Street, Brunswick, between Sydney Road and Pearson, next to West Brunswick Tennis Club - Melway 29 E6.
Enter via Pearson Street to get into the carpark close to the club entrance.

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When

Visitors are welcome to join us on:
Sundays: 11 am to 3 pm, golf; 3 pm to 6.30 pm, association
Wednesdays: 9 am to 12 noon, golf
Thursdays: 7 to 9.30 pm, association. Booking required - email Kate via bmscshare@gmail.com.
Saturdays: 10 am to noon, golf or association.

Mallets and balls provided. Just wear comfortable clothes (no long skirts) and flat shoes.

There is also gateball practice at Brunswick, usually on the first Sunday of the month, from 1 to 3 pm.
Other weeks, gateball practice is from 1 pm to 3 pm at either Kew or Essendon Croquet Clubs.
Contact Philip Brown (gateball@croquetvic.asn.au) for details of sessions and venues.

FEES
We charge a green fee of $5 a day - for local residents, though, your first session is free.
At our 2016 Annual General Meeting we decided not to charge members a green fee.
If you are playing gateball you will need to check with Essendon and Kew for their green fees.

BEGINNERS COURSES
In 2016 we ran beginner courses in Golf Croquet and Association Croquet.
Our second GC beginners course for 2017 has now finished. This is run in conjunction with U3A Moreland. If you'd like to join the next course, do get in touch via our email, bmscshare@gmail.com.
AC beginners coaching is available every Sunday afternoon from 3 pm.

USEFUL RESOURCES
A new section of this website...
Jenny and Chris Clarke, of NZ, are constantly extending a wonderful resource for GC and AC croquet players. See http://clarkecroquet.com.

Contact us

Club President
Donna Appleby
0419 554 114
bmscshare@gmail.com

Club Secretary
Anna Puglielli
bmscshare@gmail.com

Club Treasurer
Bruce Macgregor
dbmac_1951@hotmail.com

Club Contact
Donna Appleby
0419 554 114
dappleby14.da@gmail.com


Full Members List

Postal Address
PO Box 154, Brunswick West, 3055

Clubhouse Phone
03 9387 9239

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Brunswick info

Brunswick photo gallery

Why mallet sports?

Brunswick MSC encourages members to learn different versions of the game: golf, association, and gateball. Gateball is a fast moving team game, golf croquet is sociable, association combines billiards and chess on grass (if you like pool, you'll really take to association croquet).


Like to give croquet a go?

Do drop by! We're a friendly lot and we're keen to encourage new members. Check out our YouTube clip! made by Angelo Butera...
Members pay a club membership sub plus dues for affiliation with the Australian and Victorian Croquet Associations (covers insurance) - not required if you already pay this via another club.
You can join online via our SurveyMonkey form, or just come along to the club and sign up.

We have a Facebook group where you can check out current news...


Looking for competition, or a social game?

Brunswick includes members who enjoy competing in tournaments and competitions while others come along for a social game and don't want to enter competitions. Our aim is for us all to value and support each other. Seems to be working well.

We celebrate success. We also enjoy ourselves, as at our inaugural Annual Dinner, where John van der Touw spoke on his croquet career. See the pics on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/BrunswickMSC/.


July update

COMING EVENTS
SUNDAY 30 JULY, 11 am: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
All members welcome! Nominations for the committee are now open.
To be followed by a shared lunch.

EVERY SUNDAY, 3 pm to 6.30 pm
Our Winter slot for AC practice and coaching. Monday evenings will be back when the weather turns.

FRIDAY 4 AUG, 4 pm to late
Play and eat. GC, AC, shared pizza at cost. Come by before 6 pm if you'd like pizza.

SUNDAY 30 JULY, 1.30 pm
Club championship finals

MEMBER SUCCESS
Congratulations to Bill Hadden, selected for the AC State Squad, and Greg Hill, selected for the AC Development Squad.

GRANTS
Clifton Hill/North Fitzroy Community Bank gave us $2300 - we have a new honour board and 6 junior mallets.

Sport and Rec Victoria gave us $1000 to subsidise uniforms.

A Vic Health grant paid for our new marquee, see pic below.


Available for functions and corporate events

Our clubhouse is available for the local community to have events (see pic below), and for corporate events, such as group building, and end of year parties. Competitive rates for groups of 20 to 50 people. Phone or email Donna Appleby on 0419 554 114 or at bmscshare@gmail.com for more information or to check availability.
You can also complete our booking form online.


Brunswick Mallet Sports Club
Inc A0003329R


Tournament information

Information is displayed here for club tournaments from the current and previous seasons.

Association tournament info


Brunswick Electric Light 2018

Tournament Notice not available.

(-3.0 to 20.0) Dates 18 Jan 18 - 25 Jan 18

Contact - Kate Patrick 0403 108 215

Brunswick Electric Light 2017


Winner (range 0.0 to 6.0)
Josh Wilson (Brunswick)

Runner-up: William Hadden (Brunswick)


Winner (range 7.0 to 14.0)
Gavan Woinarski (MCC)

Runner-up: Robert Rowan (Essendon)


Winner (range 16.0 to 20.0)
Wayne Lewis (MCC)

Runner-up: Kenneth Amoore (Essendon)

Contact - Kate Patrick 0403 108 215 bmscshare@gmail.com

Golf tournament info


Brunswick Electric Light 2017

Tournament Notice not available.

(-6.0 to 20.0) Dates 25 Nov 17 - 30 Nov 17

Contact - Donna Appleby 0419 554 114

Brunswick Electric Light 2016


Winner (range 0.0 to 7.0)
Mark Wilson (Brunswick)

Runner-up: Paul Lund (Williamstown)


Winner (range 8.0 to 9.0)
Robert Bennie (Frankston)

Runner-up: Tim Stagg (Brunswick)


Winner (range 10.0 to 12.0)
Jann Somers (Brunswick)

Runner-up: Dorothy Lapham (Brunswick)

Contact - Donna Appleby 0419 554 114 bmscshare@gmail.com

Recent member successes



Mark Wilson
AC Open Div 3 & 4 2017
Range 18.0 to 20.0



Lorna Clarkson & Val Stevenson (Bairnsdale)
Bairnsdale GC Doubles Tournament 2017
Range 6.0 to 9.0


Bruce Macgregor
Monash 2017
Range 6.0 to 12.0


Kate Patrick
Kew 2017
Range 18.0 to 20.0


Mark Wilson
Kew 2017
Range 18.0 to 20.0


Greg Hill
VCA Gold Cup Silver & Bronze Shields 2017
Range -3.0 to 20.0


Josh Wilson
Brunswick Electric Light 2017
Range 0.0 to 6.0


William Hadden
Brunswick Electric Light 2017
Range 0.0 to 6.0


William Hadden
Silver and Bronze Medals 2017
Range 0.0 to 0.0


Tim Stagg
Brunswick Electric Light 2016
Range 8.0 to 9.0


Jann Somers
Brunswick Electric Light 2016
Range 10.0 to 12.0


Dorothy Lapham
Brunswick Electric Light 2016
Range 10.0 to 12.0


Pam Leith
Brunswick Electric Light 2016
Range 10.0 to 12.0


Mark Wilson
Brunswick Electric Light 2016
Range 0.0 to 7.0


Kate Patrick
Brunswick Electric Light 2016
Range 0.0 to 7.0


Bruce Macgregor
Brunswick Electric Light 2016
Range 0.0 to 7.0


Greg Hill
Divisional Championships 2016
Range 7.0 to 11.0


Greg Hill
Handicap Championships 2016
Range 7.0 to 11.0

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