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Earlier news

2019-11-14

Exciting GC Metro Shield final

The Melbourne Spring weather was mild for the Shield Handicap Final on Thursday 14 November.

A crowd of supporters had a great day watching from the comfort of the Cairnlea building, the cubbies and outdoor seats.

It was another great Shield final, with the early lead taken by Sandringham winning all 3 games in the first session.

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2019-11-14

Excellent AC tournament at Leongatha

Leongatha's annual Association Tournament got off to a great start on Monday 11 November.

The competition was very well supported by 18 playing members entering from clubs all around Victoria, including from Ringwood, Brunswick, Warrnambool, Terang, Brighton, Sale, Traralgon, Phillip Island and Leongatha.

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Current news

News Date: 2019-11-25
Posted by: Betty Etherton
Posted on: 2019-11-26
News Type: Golf

Wimmera CA golf croquet Pennant final

Our pennant final was played on neutral courts at Kalimna Croquet Club on Monday 25 November between Horsham Banksia and Dimboola Green.  

It was a very entertaining, friendly and suspenseful match.

Dimboola Green being the victors 8 games 81 hoops defeating Horsham Banksia 6 games 73 hoops.

Dimboola Green team:
Deb Colquhoun, Charles Rees (captain) Alex Orcsik, Jean Bourke

Horsham Banksia Team:
Glenn Price, Rae Hill (captain) Robyn Goodwin, Elaine Nicholls

Betty Etherton
Wimmera Publicity Officer

Was the hoop made? No, the black ball lifted over the hoop.      

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Later news

2019-11-24

Australian AC Doubles and Singles championships

The Australian Association Croquet Open – Doubles and Singles – was held at Cairnlea over nine days in late November.

This is one of the most prestigious events of the year. In recent years the number entering has dropped but the standard is still extremely high.

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2019-11-25

Horsham Croquet Club to stay in place

Horsham Croquet Club is to stay on at the Botanic Gardens in Horsham, along with the neighbouring tennis club whose courts they use for regional croquet tournaments.

A major win for the croquet community!

Earlier this year a consultants' report proposed relocating both tennis and croquet to a new site where the tennis courts would be surfaced with artificial grass and not available for croquet. This was part of a proposed new masterplan for sports facilities in Horsham.

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