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Club page - Essendon Croquet Club

About us


The club is located at:

Corner of Brewster & Nicholson Streets, Essendon
PO Box 1168, Moonee Ponds 3039
Melways ref: Map 28 H3

SATNAV: 35 Brewster Street, Essendon (close by)


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Social Golf Croquet and competition is played regularly.

Social Golf Croquet is played:-

Tuesday 9.00am-12.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 12.30pm
Wednesday 7pm-10pm
Thursday 9.00am-12.30pm
Saturday 9.00am-12.30pm

Meal & Play evenings are frequently run on Friday’s during spring, summer and autumn. On these evenings, social Golf Croquet is played under lights with a BBQ or meal.

Members can book unallocated court time for practice, coaching and individual games.

Occasionally, club competitions, tournaments or social events are scheduled and usual social play is suspended.

Contact us

Club President
Margaret Campbell
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Secretary
Neil Detering
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Treasurer
Marie Spokes
0435 582 830
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Contact
Alison Rickard
0403 229 177
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Coaching Contact
David Wren
0411 746 747
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

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Essendon info

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The 2023-2024 Office Bearers are:

President: Margaret Campbell
Secretary: Neil Detering
Treasurer: Marie Spokes

Ordinary Committee Members:

Margaret Dowsett
Carolyn Bennett
Margaret Broughton
Natalie Vernuccio


Online court bookings for times outside of our usual social play is now available.

Members can make bookings by clicking the link below:

ECC Court Booking System


Potential new members are welcome. Please contact the Club Contact or Club Secretary (details above) to arrange a visit when we will have someone available to guide you.

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


The club facilities are NOT available for hire for functions or parties such as birthdays, bucks/hen’s nights, wakes, end of year functions etc.

Tournament information

Information is displayed here for club tournaments from the current and previous seasons.

Association tournament info

Essendon Open (2023/2024 season)

(5.0 to 20.0) Dates 08 Jul 24 - 10 Jul 24

Contact - David Wren 0411 746 747 essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Essendon (2022/2023 season)

Winner (range 5.0 to 9.0)
Chas Quinn (Essendon)

Runner-up: Gavan Woinarski (MCC)

Winner (range 10.0 to 20.0)
William Marks (Brighton)

Runner-up: Roger Priestley (Essendon)

Contact - David Wren 0411 746 747 essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Essendon (2022/2023 season)

Winner (range -3.0 to 4.5)
Chris Grant (Ringwood)

Runner-up: Kevin Beard (Yarrawonga)

Contact - Kevin Beard 0417 572 232

Golf tournament info

Essendon GC Open Hcp Doubles (2023/2024 season)

Press the PDF button to see the Tournament Notice.

(-3.0 to 5.0) Dates 27 Apr 24 - 28 Apr 24
(6.0 to 12.0) Dates 27 Apr 24 - 28 Apr 24

Contact - Ken Amoore 0466 264 740 entries . ecc @ gmail . com

Ricochet tournament info

Gateball tournament info

Recent member successes

Owen Dickinson & Janine Sisson (Mornington)
Ballarat Alexandra Open Doubles 2023
Range -4.0 to 14.0

Owen Dickinson
Ballarat Alexandra Open Singles 2023
Range -4.0 to 4.0

Owen Dickinson
VCA Owen Edwards Challenge 2023
Range -6.0 to 20.0

Marie Spokes & Elizabeth Payne (Macedon Ranges)
Kyneton GC Hi/Lo Doubles 2023
Range -6.0 to 20.0

Elaine Coverdale
VCA Women's Championship 2023
Range -3.0 to 20.0

Elaine Coverdale
VCA Women's Championship 2023
Range -6.0 to 20.0

Chas Quinn
Essendon 2023
Range 5.0 to 9.0

Roger Priestley
Essendon 2023
Range 10.0 to 20.0

Owen Dickinson
ACA Bronze Medal (Victorian Section) 2023
Range -6.0 to 20.0

Daniel Laurenta
VCA Golf Regional Championships @ Cairnlea 2023
Range 9.0 to 20.0

Brian Rowe
Boort Singles 2023
Range -6.0 to 5.0

Elaine Coverdale
VCA Silver Shield 2023
Range -3.0 to 20.0