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
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 friends & also meeting new members. The home team excelled in supplying afternoon tea with cream cakes, slices, savouries etc.
Posted on: 2023-11-13
News Type: General
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.
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
Wimmer Pennant Semi-Final
Played at Horsham Croquet Club on Monday 20th November
between 2 teams from Horsham Club & 2 teams from Dimboola. It was a very warm 29◦Thanks to all who helped and played.
Dimboola Gold 1st on the ladder, Dimboola Green second (6.5 equal on games) Horsham Banksia 3rd Horsham Erica 4th (6 equal on games)