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2022-11-23

 

High level croquet: it's down to the wire

After ten days play in four tests between the world’s leading croquet nations, the competing teams are still neck and neck. 

Australia are the defending champions, having won the MacRobertson Shield in California in 2017.

After a narrow win against New Zealand in the first Test, Australia has beaten the US 13:7 with one match yet to be decided. But we are yet to play England, which came into the competition as the highest ranked team.

 

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2022-11-14

 

COME AND WATCH THE BEST!

The MacRobertson Shield - the World Cup of Association Croquet - is on now at the Victorian Croquet Centre.

You can watch selected games on the live stream - or you can come and watch everything from the comfortable balcony at VCC! No need to book, just come along. Play starts at 9 am, finishes at dusk. 

Refreshments and lunch are available to buy.

Come and support your team!

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2022-11-12

 

Owen Edwards Golf Challenge

November  5th and 6th saw sunshine, no wind and 2 wonderful days of play at Cairnlea for the Owen Edwards Golf Croquet Cup. The courts looked wonderful thanks to the volunteers  mainly Lester, Kevin, Stephen and Owen  who have prepared the venue beautifully. 

Owen Edwards is the 5th life member of Croquet Victoria.

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2022-11-11

 

MacRobertson Shield is GO!

Teams from the world's four top Association Croquet countries have arrived at the Victorian Croquet Centre for the MacRobertson Shield. This is croquet's World Cup, so worth watching! Australia holds the Shield - will we retain it?

The four teams will play each other in a series of five-day tests, with the first tests starting at 9 am on Saturday 12 November.

Spectators are welcome to attend, and there will be opportunities to assist with providing updates on play to the live streaming team.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: The creek crossing at the VCC end of Furlong Road is CLOSED during the day from 14 to 18 November. If you travel that way, consider using Ballarat Rd  

Lunch and refreshments will be available to purchase.

Visitors are also welcome to attend

The event will be live streamed - keep an eye on our Facebook page for a link. 

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Upcoming events

02 Dec 22
03 Dec 22


VCA Handicap Doubles
Range : -6.0 to 20.0
Victorian Croquet Centre - Cairnlea


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Janet Dickinson
0438 086 644
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03 Dec 22
04 Dec 22


Drouin Level Singles
Range : -6.0 to 20.0
Drouin


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Nannette Fry
0403 403 133
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04 Dec 22
05 Dec 22


VCA Handicap Singles
Range : -6.0 to 20.0
Victorian Croquet Centre - Cairnlea


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Janet Dickinson
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10 Dec 22
11 Dec 22


ACA Bronze Medal (Vic Section)
Range : -3.0 to 20.0
Traralgon



Brian Foley
0407 508 186
foley . be . hc @ bigpond . com


10 Dec 22
11 Dec 22


VCA Selectors Invitation
Range : -3.0 to 20.0
Victorian Croquet Centre - Cairnlea



Brian Foley
0407 508 186
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