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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.

Read more about the advantages of affiliation.

Malletsports Victoria

The magazine of Croquet Victoria.

Download the latest edition (Feb 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]

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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?

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

Premier's Active April 2019


Premier's Active April is part of the Victorian Government's commitment to promote healthy and active lifestyles and get Victorians to join in the fun of increased physical activity.

Download a list of participating clubs.

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

2019-04-14

 

NEDCA win the Lefel Shield!

The Golf Croquet Regional competition for the Lefel Shield was held at Cairnlea over the weekend 13-14 March. Twelve regions entered teams of three players across three handicap divisions.

At the end of this competition, the winning region is the one that amasses the most hoops. This year, for the first time in the history of the Lefel Shield, victory went to the North East District Croquet Association.

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2019-04-10

 

Wimmera AC Singles played in all divisions

The WCA Association Singles Championships were held on Wednesday 10 April 2019.

Following a chilly start (before 8 am for some sections) the day warmed up as play went on.

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2019-04-07

 

 

ACA Golf Croquet Bronze Medal - Victoria

A most enthralling event was held at Cairnlea on the weekend of 5 - 7 April.

The eight most highly ranked available players were selected to compete for the honour of representing Victoria in the ACA GC Gold Medal. This will be played at Cairnlea in September as part of the Interstate Shield programme.

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2019-04-07

 

GC Selectors’ Invitation, 6-7 April

This event is a highlight of the VCA Calendar each year. Held concurrently with the Bronze Medal, it is an event used by state selectors to evaluate the performances of State Team Squad members and monitor the improvement of players from around the state who show commitment and development in their game.

The event was divided into three sections and pitted players against each other according to their current ranking. It was unfortunate that the Section 3 events had only 6 players competing. However the results indicate the closeness of each event. All sections were played as a round robin, best of 19 hoop format.

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