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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.

Find a Club

Here is a map [google.com] of all the clubs in Victoria.

To find and contact a club near you, use the Club Finder

What's New?

Victorian Eire Cup Team

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.

WCF Golf Croquet World Championships

Victoria hosted the 2017 Golf Croquet World Championships in February and March. The winner was Reg Bamford of South Africa.

News

2017-04-22

 

Early win for Australia in Test One of the MacRobertson Shield

The Australian team reached a winning total on Day Four of the first test in the MacRobertson Shield, leading England 11:7 with one day's play to come, and finishing up with a win 12 matches to 9. 

This is Australia's first Mac win against the Croquet Association side since they defeated Great Britain in 1986.

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2017-04-09

 

Successful GC coaching sessions at Cairnlea

This year has seen a trial of open access coaching clinics for GC players at Cairnlea.

So far one weekend has been run for higher handicap players (9 to 12 - the Early Development Squad), and two for lower handicap players (0 to 6 - the State Development Squad). A second weekend for Early Development players will take place on 1/2 July.

Participants have been very positive about both programs.

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2017-04-17

 

Victorian Country Regional AC Championships 2017

This year Ballarat District Croquet Association hosted this prestigious annual competition between the 9 country regional associations from 10 - 12 April.

As well as being a very competitive event showcasing high quality croquet, it has a strong social context with a welcoming BBQ and a formal dinner to mark the occasion.

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2017-04-13

 

MacRobertson Shield players leave for Los Angeles

Today the eight-person team representing Australia in the MacRobertson Shield are on their way to Los Angeles. Included in the team are Victoria's Stephen Forster (Belmont) and Robert and Malcolm Fletcher (Lismore).

They arrive on Thursday morning US time and are to go to Palm Desert where they will play against teams from England, New Zealand and the US in three five day tests.

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Victorian Croquet Centre, 65 Nobel Banks Drive, Cairnlea, Vic 3023

03 8361 8887

administration@croquetvic.asn.au
Office hours: Mon-Thu: 9am-4pm, Fri: 9am-3pm, Sat-Sun: closed

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