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About Croquet Victoria

We are the State Sporting Association responsible for croquet across Victoria and Southern New South Wales. Established on 18 June 1914 as the Victorian Croquet Association Inc., we trade as Croquet Victoria.

Under our current rules, we lead and develop croquet in Victoria by coordinating and supporting Association Croquet, Golf Croquet, Ricochet and Gateball, played in 90 clubs across 13 regional associations.

We are committed to ensuring that children who participate in our activities have a safe and happy experience.

Read more about the advantages of affiliation.

Malletsports Victoria

The magazine of Croquet Victoria.

Download the latest edition (Mar/Apr 2019), or browse the archive of older editions.

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 [brimbankevents.croquetvic.asn.au]

Order Merchandise Nearby Accommodation

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?

  • 30 Apr: ACA Golf Croquet Championships program added.
  • 29 Apr: March/April edition of Malletsports Victoria Magazine added.
  • 16 Apr: Player Search added to Resources.
  • 13 Apr: Layout improved for mobile and tablet devices.

17th WCF Association Croquet World Championships

The 2020 AC World Championships will be hosted by the Victorian Croquet Association on behalf of the Australian Croquet Association.

See the event website for more information.

Eire Cup Returns to Victoria

After five days of strenuous play, Victoria was undefeated and regains the Eire Cup.

From left: Elaine Coverdale, Chris Grant, Stephen Forster (captain), Kevin Beard, Tricia Devlin (vice-captain), Lewis Mercer, Gail Hopkins, Kerri-Ann Organ, David Johnston (reserve).

ACA Gold Medal

Simon Watkins (Brighton), representing Victoria, won Croquet Australia's Gold Medal in Association Croquet.

Photo by: Alix Verge

2019 GC Squad

The Victorian Golf Croquet State Squad has been announced.

Kevin Beard, Elaine Coverdale, Patricia Devlin, Wendy Dickson, John Grieve, Gail Hopkins, Terry Hopkins, Lester Hughes, Claire Keating, Darren McLoughlin, Ian Petersen, Chas Quinn, John van der Touw, Patricia Watts, Judy Wembridge, Jack Williams.

News

2019-05-20

 

2019/2020 fixtures calendar

The tournament listings for the 2019/2020 season are now available. Fixtures calendar leaflets are going to be printed on May 24. 

If the details shown for your club or region tournament are incorrect, please let John Grieve know by May 23.
 
The tournaments will appear on club and region pages next week.  Once this happens you will be able to upload tournament notices.

read more...

2019-05-18

 

Horsham CC Closing Day celebrations

Saturday 18 May we had President's Day, closing day and presentation of our Singles and Doubles Champions.

A beautiful sunny day was enjoyed by 31 players,we played three games and enjoyed finger food for lunch and a yummy afternoon tea before the presentations.

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2019-05-12

 

Hail the Champion - Alison Sharpe

In a most entertaining, close and enthralling contest Alison Sharpe defended her title to win the 2019 Australian Golf Croquet Championship.  

Alison beat Kevin Beard in a contest that took over five hours to get a result.

read more...

2019-05-11

 

ACA Golf Croquet Singles final to be played on Sunday

The final of the Australian Golf Croquet Championship will be played tomorrow (Sunday) between Alison Sharpe (Killara, NSW) and Kevin Beard (Yarrawonga, Victoria). The match will be a Best of Five games contest and will commence at 8 am.

Alison defeated Gail Hopkins (Essendon, Victoria) in their semi-final while Kevin won over Peter Freer (Canberra, NSW). Unfortunately Gail has had to withdraw from the play-off for 3rd and 4th placing with an injury.

read more...

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