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Earlier news


Horsham Season Opening hits the press

A very successful day with 32 players attending from different clubs in the Wimmera.

An excellent time was had by all.



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Current news

News Date: 2018-08-22
Posted by: Betty Etherton
Posted on: 2018-08-31
News Type: General

Wimmera Season Opening enjoyed by all

The Wimmera Opening Day for season 2018-19 was enjoyed by 24 players on 22 August.

A High/Low draw included 4 games in two divisions.


Division 1

Winner: Gary Devlin (Horsham)

Runner up: Maureen Belleville (Donald)

Division 2

Winner: Debbie Colquhoun (Dimboola)

Runner up: Shirley Heard (Horsham Kalimna Park).

The Raffle (voucher) was won by Debbie Colquhoun.

Thanks to Paul from the Weekly Advertiser for opening the season - see pic and report below.

Betty Etherton
Wimmera Croquet Association Publicity Officer


Later news


Selectors Invitation Wrap-up.

The Second Selectors Invitation Tournament was recently held at Cairnlea.

It was run over two days with 31 players competing in four round robin blocks followed by finals. Entry was by way of invitation and these were issued to a range of established and rapidly developing players. It was really pleasing to have two players under the age of 21 in the field.



Victorians victorious in GC ISS

A narrow win against Western Australia on the final day of competition saw Victoria retrieve the GC Interstate Shield.

The competition was very tight. Matches were best-of-two, and in all the tests there were many 1:1 draws - overall, more than a third of the matches were drawn (119 out of 300).