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
The 2017 Victorian Eire Cup Team competed in Hobart from 22-26 March. The team won all their test matches against the other five states and regained the Eire Cup for Victoria.
Stephen Forster, Gail Hopkins, Kerri-Ann Organ, Elaine Coverdale, Robert Fletcher, Tricia Devlin, Rod Kirk, Malcolm Fletcher.
Australia won the MacRobertson Shield on 4 May 2017, for the first time since 1935.
Back row: Pete Landrebe (manager), Simon Hockey, Robert Fletcher, Malcolm Fletcher, Greg Fletcher.
Front row: Stephen Forster, Ian Dumergue.
Heard any stories about croquet lately?
The past twelve months have been amazing for Croquet Victoria and Croquet Australia.
Any difficulties currently faced by the Royal Croquet Club are entirely unconnected with Croquet Victoria, a fact made clear to Tom Elliott of 3AW when speaking to the Croquet Victoria Secretary on Thursday afternoon 22 June 2017.
Changes on VCA Council
Croquet Victoria has a new Treasurer.
The 2017/18 Annual General Meeting of Croquet Victoria elected Jim Saunders OAM as Treasurer, succeeding Brian Rowe, who has retired from the position.
Jim's background is in dairy farming, farm politics and agricultural education. Since retiring he has been heavily involved in Golf Croquet, competing locally, nationally and overseas, and he has contributed significantly to croquet administration in Victoria.
Victorian succeeds in Queensland
Congratulations to Kevin Beard, who has just won three Queensland titles: the AC singles and the AC men's singles, along with the GC doubles - the doubles in partnership with John Levick of Newcastle (NSW).
AC Metro Pennant Autumn results
This season there were only two sections in the AC Metro Pennant, with fewer AC players being available to participate.
For those who did play, there was healthy competition and in the low-handicap section a nail biting result.
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