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 [brimbankevents.com.au]
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.
Vic gateballers win in NSW
The NSW Gateball Championships were held in Young, NSW, over the weekend of 17-19 November.
Victoria was represented by five players from Kew and one from Essendon. The team was Philip Brown (capt), Maxine Maclachlan, Trish Watts, Gilon Smith, Kerry Seipolt and Elaine Coverdale.
All hail the champion!
For the past seven years, Robert Fletcher (Lismore) has dominated the Australian AC Singles Championship.
Since 2011, he has won the title every year but 2015 - when he lost to brother Greg in the quarter finals, and Greg went on to win.
In 2017 Robert is again the champion, beating Greg (Hyde Park) in three straight games in the final.
Close fought final in Horsham GC Pennant
Eight teams play in the Wimmera Golf Croquet Pennant competition, with three singles and two doubles handicap sessions per match.
The Pennant final was played on Monday 13 November, a very warm day which was survived by all.
National AC doubles championships go to the wire
An absorbing three days of Association Croquet doubles concluded at Cairnlea on 13 November.
Eighteen pairs contested the event, including participants from all over Australia, two from New Zealand and one from the UK. They provided a great spectacle.
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