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Club page - Essendon Croquet Club

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Where

The club is located at:
WINDY HILL ESSENDON
35 Brewster, (Cnr Nicholson St) Essendon
Post: PO Box 104 ESSENDON 3040
Tel.(Clubhouse): (03)9370 1775
E-mail: essendoncroquet@gmail.com

Melways ref: Map28 H 3

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When

Competition and Social Association Croquet and Golf Croquet are played regularly and Gateball monthly with scheduled court reservations for each type of play. Unallocated court time is available for practice, coaching and individual reservations for play by members.

Club Social Association Croquet is played:-
Saturday 1pm-4pm
Association Games 12pm-4pm Monday & 9am-4pm Wednesday

Club Social Golf Croquet is played:-
Tuesday 9am-4pm
Wednesday 7pm-10pm
Thursday 9am-1pm
Saturday 9am-1pm

Social Gateball (open to members of other clubs)is played on the third Sunday afternoon of the month 2pm-4:30pm.
For details contact Elaine Coverdale Tel:9306 4331
Email: elainefc@optusnet.com.au

Frequent Friday Evenings 5pm-10pm during daylight saving hours:
Social Golf Croquet play with BBQ or other meal

Occasionally the above events do not occur when club tournaments or special club social events are scheduled for these times.

Spring & Autumn Club teams play in metropolitan tournaments as follows:-
Metro Association Pennant on Wednesdays
Metro Golf Croquet Shield on Thursdays
Golf Croquet Doubles on Monday evenings

Contact us

Club President
Terry Hopkins
0478 085 480
thopkins@live.com.au

Club Secretary
Kenneth Amoore
(03) 9354 9661
essendoncroquet@gmail.com

Club Treasurer
Suzanne Pyke
(03) 9379 9241
sepyke@connexus.net.au

Club Contact
Kenneth Amoore
(03) 9370 8748
essendoncroquet@gmail.com

Coaching Contact
Shirley Hallinan
(03) 9370 8748
hallinan.shirley@gmail.com


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Postal Address
PO BOX 104 , ESSENDON, 3040

Clubhouse Phone
03 937 01775

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Essendon info

ESSENDON CC COMMITTEE

The 2017-2018 office bearers are:

President: Terry Hopkins
Secretary: Ken Amoore
Treasurer: Sue Pyke

Ordinary Committee Members
Helen Amoore
Margaret Dowsett
Annette Murnane
Marie Welham

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 Clubrooms include a modern kitchen, sunroom and general purpose dining room

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

LIKE TO TRY PLAYING CROQUET?


Potential new members are welcome to visit the club and have a no-obligation game on the courts.

Attend during a social Golf Croquet session or telephone Shirley Hallinan 9370 8748 to arrange a convenient time.

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.

HIRE OF FACILITIES


The club hires the courts to outside groups wishing to play Golf Croquet with instruction for groups of up to 20 people or to members. At present the club is not hiring our facilities to outside groups for functions or parties such as birthdays, bucks/hen’s nights, wakes, end of year functions etc. The club will provide instructors and all necessary equipment for your group to have a Golf Croquet session. All players must wear flat soled shoes or have bare feet. If play is after dark, the court flood lights may be used, but must be turned off by 10.30pm.

Tournament information

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

Association tournament info


Open Tournament 2019

Tournament Notice not available.

(11.0 to 20.0) Dates 15 Mar 19 - 17 Mar 19

Contact - David Wren essendoncroquet@gmail.com

Open Tournament 2019

Tournament Notice not available.

(-3.0 to 10.0) Dates 08 Mar 19 - 11 Mar 19

Contact - Kevin Beard essendoncroquet@gmail.com

Essendon Open Div 3 & 4 2018


Winner (range 11.0 to 16.0)
Thomas Kudelka (MCC)

Runner-up: John Harris (MCC)


Winner (range 16.0 to 20.0)
Gail Plunkett (MCC)

Runner-up: Kate Patrick (Brunswick)

Contact - Shirley Hallinan 0413 451 072 essendoncroquet@gmail.com

Essendon Open Div 1 & 2 2018


Winner (range -3.0 to 5.0)
Kevin Beard (Yarrawonga)

Runner-up: Terry Hopkins (Essendon)


Winner (range 6.0 to 10.0)
Chas Quinn (Yarrawonga )

Runner-up: Paul Lund (Williamstown)

Contact - Kevin Beard 041 757 2232 essendoncroquet@gmail.com

Golf tournament info


Recent member successes



David Wren
Swan Hill 2018
Range -3.0 to 6.0


Albert Willaton
Dot Dickson One Day Challenge 2018
Range -6.0 to 20.0


Terry Hopkins
Essendon Open Div 1 & 2 2018
Range -3.0 to 5.0



Brian Rowe & Deirdre Lebbon (Sale)
Sale Doubles 2018
Range 3.0 to 11.0


Roger Priestley
Essendon Open Div 3 & 4 2018
Range 16.0 to 20.0


Jan Gunzburg
Rich River ANZAC Classic 2018
Range 14.0 to 9.0



Kenneth Amoore & Helen Amoore
Sorrento Challenge 2018
Range -3.0 to 20.0


Brian Rowe
Monash 2018
Range -6.0 to 5.0



Owen Dickinson & Janet Dickinson
Easter Open Handicap Doubles 2018
Range -1.0 to 11.0


Owen Dickinson
Williamstown 2018
Range 3.0 to 6.0


Brian Rowe
Williamstown 2018
Range -6.0 to 2.0


Elaine Coverdale
VCA Gold Cup 2018
Range -3.0 to 20.0

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03 8361 8887

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

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