New court for Phillip Island Croquet Club
The sun was shining and there were smiles all round when the new court (lawn) was officially put into action at the Phillip Island Croquet Club recently.
It was a day to remember for club members and invited guests from the Shire – Mayor Pam Rothfield and Councillors Les Larke and Michael Whelan – when the ribbon was cut signifying a welcome addition to the club’s well-established facilities.
Anzac Classic at Rich River
In lovely autumn weather Rich River held our Association Croquet Anzac Classic six day tournament. The courts were looking the best they have for years.
Players came from Canberra, Yarrawonga, Ringwood, Wagga Wagga, Brunswick, Quarry Hill, Rich River, Essendon, Mooroopna, Bright and Brighton.
| News Date: 2018-05-06 |
Posted by: Harley Johnston
Posted on: 2018-05-09
News Type: Association
Sandringham Croquet Club Association Tournament
Our Association Tournament was held from Friday 4 May through to Sunday 6 May.
The weather ranged from challenging on Friday to perfect on Sunday.
Twenty entries were received representing eight clubs - Bright, Brighton, Brunswick, Kew, MCC, Monash, Ringwood and Sandringham.
Brian Foley, Mairi McIntosh and Mike Cohn performed refereeing duties.
A strong field in Division 1 produced some exciting play with Greg Hill (Brunswick) and Kevin Maloney (Bright) being declared joint winners with 4 wins each and the same number of net hoops.
Division 2 was won by Gavan Woinarski (MCC) with Tom Kudelka (MCC) finishing second.
In Division 3 Greg Barnes (Brighton) showed great potential to win convincingly from Mike Cohn (Kew).
Kate Patrick (Brunswick) won Division 4 from Philippa Johnstone (Sandringham).
From left: Greg Barnes, Kate Patrick, Gavan Woinarski, Kevin Maloney, Greg Hill
All scores are on croquetscores.com
The courts were in very good condition and the catering by Sandringham members was appreciated.
Australian Golf Croquet Championships - singles and doubles
Cairnlea has been alive the past 10 days to the sound of croquet. The Australian Golf Croquet Championships were off and running. The doubles and singles were played in great spirit in a wide range of conditions.
The enthusiasm of the players was well matched by their dedication in sometimes very inhospitable conditions.
2018 Golf Croquet State Team
The team to represent Victoria in the Golf Croquet Interstate Shield (ISS) was announced recently.
This tournament, which will be held in the Hunter Valley from September 12 to 16, is a major event which will bring together the best golf croquet players from six States in a competition in which each State plays each other in a mix of singles and mixed doubles.