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Earlier news

2023-11-04

WIMMERA V BALLARAT & DISTRICT ANNUAL CHALLENGE MATCH

was played at Horsham Croquet Club on Friday 3/11/2023

The match consists of each team providing 8 members from both Regions to play 4 level play 13-point games first to 7 hoops. Every member plays 2 singles & 2 doubles. (2 in the morning 2 after lunch)

A pleasant day was enjoyed by all, the weather was warm 25 degrees, , a lot of chit chattering took place, catching up with old croquet friendsĀ  & also meeting new members. The home team excelled in supplying afternoon tea with cream cakes, slices, savouries etc.

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2023-11-05

Excellent field for Owen Edwards Cup

The Owen Edwards Cup was held at Cairnlea on the 4th and 5th November. Sunday for the final turned out to be a beautiful day which only added to the delight of this event. It was wonderful to see a sunny and warm day with all players decked out in their whites.

Entry was by expression of interest as the aim is to keep this event as a prestigious event to showcase Victorian players. Interstate interest was accepted but our interstate entries had to withdraw for personal reasons.  The 16 players who competed had a handicap range of -4 to 4.

 

16 players completed in a round robin event, consisting of 2 blocks of 8 players – blocks being selected by world rankings. The top 4 from each block went through to the finals- The remaining players continued on in a round robin event.

The entire event had high class games with skill and strategy on display at the highest level.

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Current news

News Date: 2023-11-13
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Posted on: 2023-11-13
News Type: General

Ballarat Open Singles Championships

Ballarat Open Singles Championships were held on Saturday 11th November 2023 at Ballarat Alexander Croquet Club. Section 1 Winners Owen Dickinson (Essendon) and Phillip De Arugo(Bendigo) 6 wins +16

Runner Up Richard Hingst(Williamstown) 6 wins +13  What a great competition .

Section 2 Winner Rod Bensley (Howlong) 2nd George Train 

(Drysdale) 3rd Virginia Rowe (Ballarat Alexander). A great day and great country hospitality with a lovely afternoon tea. Tournament Manager Brian Reither

 

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Ballarat Doubles Championships 

Ballarat Doubles Championships played on Sunday 12th November  2023.Section 1 Winners John Carr( Eastern Park) and Phillip  De Arugo 

(Bendigo) Runners up Mary Cockett (Drysdale) and James Turton (Drysdale).

Section 2 Winners  Pat Smith

(Ballarat Alexander) and Ellen Neil (Ballarat Alexander)

Runners Up Denie Etherson ( Ballarat Western) and Sue Purves (Ballarat Western).

A great day had by all. Tournament manager Brian Reither.

 

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2023-11-13

NEW CHILD SAFE RESOURCES

Croquet Victoria has launched a new suite of Child Safe resources to help clubs and regions meet the requirements of the Australian and Victorian Child Safe Standards (see https://croquetvic.asn.au/childsafe/About the Child Safe Standards.pdf).

 A group of club secretaries and club Child Safe Champions participated in the online launch, led by Michaela Cook of Vicsport, on 28 September

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