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Club page - Essendon Croquet Club

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Where

The club is located at:

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

SATNAV: 35 Brewster Street, Essendon (close by)

Email: essendoncroquet@gmail.com

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When

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
0401991642
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Treasurer
Marie Spokes
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Club Contact
Alison Rickard
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com

Coaching Contact
David Wren
essendoncroquet @ gmail . com


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ESSENDON CC COMMITTEE

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

COURT BOOKINGS

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

LIKE TO TRY PLAYING CROQUET?

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.

CLUB FACILITIES

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.

CLUB HIRE

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) (Cancelled or Postponed)

Contact -


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


Essendon (2022/2023 season)


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

Runner-up: Kevin Beard (Brunswick)

Contact - Kevin Beard 0417 572 232


Golf tournament info


Essendon GC Open Hcp Doubles (2023/2024 season)



Winners: (range -3.0 to 12.0)
Joyce Woods & Helen Amoore (Essendon)

Runners-up: James Turton & Mary Cockett (Drysdale)



Winners: (range 6.0 to 12.0)
Patrick Fahy & Margaret Parker (Kyneton)

Runners-up: Mark Wiseman & Margaret Broughton (Essendon)

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


Ricochet tournament info


Gateball tournament info


Recent member successes




Joyce Woods & Helen Amoore
Essendon GC Open Hcp Doubles 2024
Range -3.0 to 12.0



Mark Wiseman & Margaret Broughton
Essendon GC Open Hcp Doubles 2024
Range 6.0 to 12.0


Chas Quinn
VCA Regional Championships 2024
Range -6.0 to 5.0


Elaine Coverdale
VCA Selectors' Invitation 2024
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Owen Dickinson
ACA Bronze Medal (Victorian Section) 2024
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Elaine Coverdale
Victorian Open Singles Championship 2024
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Owen Dickinson
Victorian Open Singles Championship 2024
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Owen Dickinson
Australia Day Tournament 2024
Range -6.0 to 20.0



Owen Dickinson & Helen Gammon (Ivanhoe Park)
Victorian Open Doubles Championship 2024
Range -6.0 to 20.0



Chas Quinn & Janine Sisson (Mornington)
Victorian Open Doubles Championship 2024
Range -6.0 to 20.0



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