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The club is located at:
35 Brewster, (Cnr Nicholson St) Essendon
Post: PO Box 104 ESSENDON 3040
Tel.(Clubhouse): (03)9370 1775

Melways ref: Map28 H 3

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Competition and Social Association Croquet and Golf Croquet are played regularly and Gateball occasionally with scheduled court reservations for each type of play. Unallocated court time is available for practice, coaching and individual reservations for play by members.

Club Social Association Croquet is played:-
Tuesdays 7pm-10pm
Saturdays 1pm-4pm

Club Social Golf Croquet is played:-
Tuesday 9am-1pm
Wednesday 7pm-10pm
Thursday 9am-1pm
Saturday 9am-1pm

Social Gateball (open to members of other clubs)is played on the third Sunday afternoon of the month 12.30pm-3.30pm.
For details contact Elaine Coverdale Tel:9306 4331

Frequent Friday Evenings 5pm-10pm during daylight saving hours:
Social Golf Croquet play with BBQ or other meal

Occasionally the above events do not occur when club tournaments or special club social events are scheduled for these times.

Spring & Autumn Club teams play in metropolitan tournaments as follows:-
Metro Association Pennant on Mondays and Wednesdays
Metro Golf Croquet Shield on Thursdays
Summer Golf Croquet Pennant on Monday evenings

Contact us

Club President
Dot Dickson
(03) 9379 1463

Club Secretary
Rex Cairns
(03) 9337 8160

Club Treasurer
Suzanne Pyke
(03) 9379 9241

Club Contact
Dot Dickson
(03) 9379 1463

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Postal Address
PO BOX 104 , ESSENDON, 3040

Clubhouse Phone
03 937 01775

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Essendon info


The 2015-2016 office bearers are:

President: Dot Dickson
Secretary: Rex Cairns
Treasurer: Sue Pyke

Ordinary Committee Members
Alison Rickard
Bev North
Margaret Dowsett
Peter Pettigrove


The club facilities include:
Two excellent full sized “Santa Ana" Grass Courts
A practice court
Flood lights available for night play on both courts until 10.30pm.
The Clubrooms include a modern kitchen, sunroom and general purpose dining room

The Club offers members Social functions during the year as well as a variety of croquet events and competitions.


Potential new members are welcome to visit the club and have a no-obligation game on the courts.

Attend during a social Golf Croquet session or telephone Dot Dickson 93791463 to arrange a convenient time.

Casual clothes are the norm on social days and flat heeled shoes are necessary to protect our courts. All other necessary playing equipment is provided.


The club has a modern kitchen, toilets, BBQ facilities, a sound system, a large general purpose room and sun room suitable for parties of 50-60 people. Prices are competitive.

Golf Croquet instruction can be provided for the group.

For bookings contact Dot Dickson 93791463.

Tournament information

Association tournament info

Essendon 2017

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(-3.0 to 11.0) Dates 09 Jun 17 - 12 Jun 17
Contact - Rex Cairns 9337 8160
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Essendon 2017

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(12.0 to 20.0) Dates 15 Jun 17 - 18 Jun 17
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Recent member successes

Kevin Beard
Rich River ANZAC Classic 2017
Range -3.0 to 3.0

Kevin Beard
ACA Bronze Medal (Victoria) 2017
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Ian Harrowfield
Boort 2017
Range 6.0 to 8.0

Gail Hopkins
VCA Gold Cup Silver & Bronze Shields 2017
Range -3.0 to 20.0

Terry Hopkins
ACA President's 8s 2017
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Gail Hopkins
ACA President's 8s 2017
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Kevin Beard
Victorian Open Singles and Doubles 2017
Range 0.0 to 12.0

Robert Rowan
Brunswick Electric Light 2017
Range 7.0 to 14.0

Kenneth Amoore
Brunswick Electric Light 2017
Range 16.0 to 20.0

Terry Hopkins
Silver and Bronze Medals 2017
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Terry Hopkins
Selectors' Invitation 2016
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Robert Rowan
Williamstown 2016
Range 7.0 to 12.0

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