Croquet Victoria
Advancing Croquet in Victoria


Earlier news


Coaching: news flash

Ruth Duffy, Vic Coordinator Coaching, writes:

Dear Members

As of July 2019 ACA has appointed a new National Director of Coaching, Mr Greg Bury.

All further accreditation of coaches in Australia has been postponed until further notice. This is so a review and update of golf and association coaching manuals and levels can be undertaken and at a later date Ricochet and Gateball.



Victorian Men’s and Women’s Championships

This popular annual event was held over the weekend of 10/11 August at Cairnlea. Conditions were less than ideal with cold, wind, heavy rain and generally miserable conditions prevailing. It was most pleasing that several players had travelled from interstate to participate.


Current news

News Date: 2019-08-14
Posted by: Betty Etherton
Posted on: 2019-08-14
News Type: Golf

Sunny day for Wimmera CA season opening

On Wednesday 14 August President Lyn Creasey welcomed 24 players from three different clubs in the Wimmera to play Golf Croquet at the Horsham Croquet Club for the opening of Wimmera’s 2019-2020 season.

A pleasant sunny day was enjoyed by all, playing three games and all 13 hoops.

Jenny Mitchell ran the first hoop officially opening the Season.

Division 1

Winner: Glenn Price (Horsham), with 3 games 24 hoops
Runners up: Betty Etherton and Lyn Creasey (both Horsham)

Division 2

Winner: Yvonne Dunn (Horsham), with 3 games 25 hoops
Runner up: Maureen Belleville (Horsham)

Division 3

Winner: Shirley Heard (Horsham Kalimna Park) with 3 games 21 hoops
Runner up: Elaine Nicholls  (Horsham)

Division winners. L to R: Glenn Price, Yvonne Dunn, Shirley Heard.

Jenny Mitchell won a beautiful hamper of fresh fruit and vegetables.

Special thanks to Lyn Creasey (President) Denise McMillen (Secretary) Donna Frost (Treasurer) and Tournament Manager Rae Hill.

Photographs by Betty Etherton.


Later news


Croquet for Cancer

Sue Elliott and George Harris, of Morwell Croquet Club, were pleased to be able to present a cheque for $500 to Megan Hecker at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre recently. Megan is the Nurse Unit Manager of the Chemotherapy Unit.



Season opening at Horsham Croquet Club

The running of the first hoop opening our 2019 - 2020 season was performed by Sunil Bhalla from the Horsham Rural City Council.

Over 40 members from Dimboola, Kalimna Park and Horsham Croquet clubs attended.