Congratulations Simon Watkins!
Croquet Victoria is proud of Simon Watkins, who represented Victoria and won the AC Gold Medal in the Croquet Australia competition in Perth this month.
Daphne Alcorn, vice president of Simon's club Brighton, writes:
Brighton Croquet Club members are very excited by the recent success of their member Simon Watkins, who won the prestigious Australian Croquet Association’s Gold Medal in Perth in March.
Rich River social day pulls a crowd
Rich River Croquet Club held its annual Golf Croquet Social Day on 12 March.
Spectators witnessed some excellent croquet played by 58 players from Rich River and nine other clubs in Victoria and NSW – Albury, Benalla, Deniliquin, Echuca-Moama, Kyabram, Quarry Hill, Shepparton, Wangaratta and Wodonga.
Posted by: Betty Etherton
Posted on: 2019-03-28
News Type: Golf
Wimmera GC singles championships enjoyed by all
The Wimmera Croquet Association Golf Croquet Singles Championships were played at Horsham Kalimna Park CC on Wednesday 27 March.
Thirteen members played off in three sections.
In Division 1 there were five entries. The winner was Neville Pope (Horsham) on 3 games / 23 hoops, with runner up Betty Etherton (Horsham) on 2 games / 26 hoops.
In Division 2 there were also five entries. The winner was Heather Phillips (Horsham Kalimna Park), who was undefeated, winning 4 games / 28 hoops. Runner up was Barry Dunn (Horsham) on 2 games / 24 hoops.
In Division 3 there were three entries. The winner was Valmai Hood (Horsham), undefeated with 2 games / 14 hoops. Runner up was Marg Ward (Horsham Kalimnna Park) on 1 game / 13 hoops.
President Donna Frost thanked all the players and all concerned in making the day so enjoyable.
Publicity officer, Wimmera Croquet Association
Back-to-back titles for Kew at Victorian Gateball Championships
A windswept but undaunted Victorian Gateball Championships were held over 29-31 March at the Victorian Croquet Centre at Cairnlea.
For the second consecutive year Kew prevailed as the Teams Champion, though the final standings were very close this year. Kew won four games of six, as did Canberra. However Kew prevailed with a much higher net hoops score of +32 compared to the second-placed Canberra who had +10.
Talented players at Goulburn Valley Championships
The Goulburn Valley Croquet Association Championships were held at Rich River on 4 April and the member clubs’ Champions competed across three divisions for the Champion of Champions title and the opportunity to represent the GVCA at the Regional Championships at Cairnlea.
The 17 entrants kept the crowd of spectators entertained with some talented croquet.