More great results from the Aussie Mac team
At the end of Day Four of the second test in the MacRobertson Shield, playing New Zealand, the Australian Mac team had again won 11 matches and the test - this time with six singles yet to play.
Honours were evenly divided on the last day of the test, with 3 matches all. The final result was a win to Australia, 14 matches to 7.
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.
News Date: 2017-05-02
Posted by: Kate Patrick
Posted on: 2017-05-03
News Type: Association
Mac update: close close games on Day Three
The Australian team are holding their nerve in the final test of the MacRobertson Shield series.
Day Three was very hot (up to 40° C), and there were some early errors and tense closing stages, but the Aussie team stuck at it to achieve a 2:1 result in the second day of doubles play.
Australia now lead 8:4 in the test, with 9 games to play.
England are leading NZ 9:3 after winning 4:2 in their singles matches.
The results are being published on Croquetscores, and Pete Landrebe is providing live commentary and also pics from each day of play on the team Facebook page.
Video of matches on Court 4 is being streamed live - see Nest.
Australia wins the Mac
The Australian team is bringing the MacRobertson Shield back to Australia for the first time since 1935.
It was a comprehensive win, with Australia winning each Test with a day in hand.
Victorian Gateball on for young and old
The Victorian Gateball Championships were held over the weekend of 29-30 April at the Victorian Croquet Centre at Cairnlea.
The weather co-operated with mainly clear skies and moderate temperatures.
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