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Earlier news

2024-03-16

Vics will be hard to beat

Victoria is in a very strong position going into the final day of the Eire Cup.

Today Victoria had a convincing win against Western Australia, 16 games to 4. Tasmania beat Queensland 12:8, and SA beat NSW 11:9. 

Victoria is now the only undefeated team, with four wins. SA and NSW have three wins, Tasmania has two wins, and Queensland and WA are yet to win a test. 

Tomorrow Victoria meets NSW, SA meets Tasmania, and Queensland meets WA. 

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2024-03-15

Begonia Association Croquet Tournament

The Ballarat and District Croquet Association began the Begonia Association Croquet Tournament at Ballarat Alexandra Croquet Club on 12-13 March 2024.

Section 1 Winner Kevin Beard (Brunswick) on a count back from Runner Up Paul Ryan (Quarry Hill)

Section 2 Winner Chris Eiffert (Quarry Hill) on a countback from Runner Up Lisa Crabbe (Colac)

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Current news

News Date: 2024-03-17
Posted by: Kate Patrick
Posted on: 2024-03-18
News Type: Association

Clean sweep to Vics

Croquet Victoria takes home the Eire Cup, winning against every other state. The result of the final Test against cup holders NSW was a 13:7 victory to Victoria. 

This crowns a very successful national campaign by Victoria. 

It began when Greg Hill (Brunswick, Victoria) won the Gold Medal, winning 7 of his 8 games in a double round robin against the champions of the other states.  

Then Victorian players dominated the Mens and Womens singles titles.  taking first and second spot in both. 

Elaine Coverdale (Essendon, Victoria) beat Claire Bassett (Rich River, Victoria) in the Australian Association Croquet Womens singles final.

 

Robert Fletcher (Ballarat Alexandra, Victoria) beat Stephen Forster (Belmont, Victoria) in the Australian Association Croquet Mens singles final. 

In the Eire Cup, Victoria won against each of the other states.

Day One
Victoria beat Tasmania 18:2

Day Two
Victoria beat Queensland 16:4

Day Three
Victoria beat South Australia 11:9

Day Four
Victoria beat Western Australia 16:4

Day Five
Victoria beat NSW 13:7

    

  

Runners up were South Australia with 4 wins.

Well done to everyone!

Full results are on Croquetscores

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Later news

2023-04-06

Ballarat and District Croquet Assocation

Ballarat and District Croquet Association held President's Day on Saturday 6th April 2024 to raise money to send players to the regional championships. 

A funny day with raffles and Croquet games.

Pictures of players having fun and Adrian Pike with Barb Shannon's will represent Division 3.

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2024-04-07

Williamstown 3 day tournament

The picturesque courts at Williamstown hosted a 3 day tournament that finished today 7 th April. 

Winners and runners up of the event are pictured here. Shane Downie won the final from Andy Barbero in a tightly fought final.

 

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