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Earlier news

2019-05-09

Battle for Round of 16 places in ACA GC Singles

The ACA GC Singles Championship is being played at Cairnlea this week.

The block rounds have now been completed.

In three of the four blocks there were clear cut decisions as to which players move to the finals.  In Block 4 there will be a three-way play off to determine the last position in the final 16.

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2019-05-07

Long tense battle resolves ACA GC Doubles

The Australian Golf Croquet Doubles Championships was highlighted by a tense and exciting final.  

The two pairings were both from Victoria - John van der Touw and Richard Parks (Monash) and Brian Rowe and Owen Dickinson (Essendon).  

The final was a best of five 13-point games and the match went right to the 13th hoop in the 5th game.  Can you get closer than that?  The match took well over eight and a half hours to play. The level of play was highly tactical and most entertaining.

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Current news

News Date: 2019-05-11
Posted by: John Grieve
Posted on: 2019-05-11
News Type: Golf

ACA Golf Croquet Singles final to be played on Sunday

The final of the Australian Golf Croquet Championship will be played tomorrow (Sunday) between Alison Sharpe (Killara, NSW) and Kevin Beard (Yarrawonga, Victoria). The match will be a Best of Five games contest and will commence at 8 am.

Alison defeated Gail Hopkins (Essendon, Victoria) in their semi-final while Kevin won over Peter Freer (Canberra, NSW). Unfortunately Gail has had to withdraw from the play-off for 3rd and 4th placing with an injury.

The Plate Final was held today with Bob Martin (Eildon, Queensland) beating Ross Rillie (Headland Buderim, Queensland) in a 19-point game.

We look forward to a challenging match tomorrow.  Spectators are welcome.

Scores will be put into Croquetscores as soon as each game is finalised.

John Grieve
Manager

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Later news

2019-05-12

Hail the Champion - Alison Sharpe

In a most entertaining, close and enthralling contest Alison Sharpe defended her title to win the 2019 Australian Golf Croquet Championship.  

Alison beat Kevin Beard in a contest that took over five hours to get a result.

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2019-05-18

Horsham CC Closing Day celebrations

Saturday 18 May we had President's Day, closing day and presentation of our Singles and Doubles Champions.

A beautiful sunny day was enjoyed by 31 players,we played three games and enjoyed finger food for lunch and a yummy afternoon tea before the presentations.

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