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Earlier news

2024-06-05

Australian Open Doubles Championships 

Currently the 2024 Australian Open Doubles is being played at VCC.

We have a high class field of players with the 3 Fletcher brothers ,2 USA players who  are highly world ranked and many highly ranked interstate and Victorian players.

 

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2024-04-28

Liaison with Access All Abilities

Access for All Abilities (AAA Play) provides Australia’s only dedicated referral and connection service for people with a disability to sports and recreational opportunities in Victoria.

Croquet Victoria has hooked up with AAA, and we are arranging to post information about croquet opportunities on their website - see https://www.aaaplay.org.au/

First club to advertise with AAA is RnB, which has an open access policy - including play for people with walkers or using wheelchairs.

Other clubs who would like their availability advertised via the AAA website please contact the Croquet Victoria Secretary

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Current news

News Date: 2024-05-07
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Posted on: 2024-05-06
News Type: General

Australian Doubles Championships continued

This morning we have Malcolm and Greg Fletcher playing the USA team of Steve Morgan and Thomas Balding.

Robert Fletcher and Pete Landrebe playing Owen Dickinson and Gary Phipps. These will be a Best of 3 semi and final. 

In the Y final we have Lindsay Patello and Helen Gammon playing Andy Barbero and Richard Hingst. This will be for 5&6 place.

Wonderful croquet is on offer for all spectators. The plate will be completed later this morning.

Wednesday will see the singles open championship commence and run through to Sunday afternoon.

The weather is very favourable with sunshine and no wind.

 

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Later news

2024-05-10

AC Tournament Play Returns to Ringwood and Kew

For many years, both Ringwood and Kew Croquet Clubs held annual open Association Croquet tournaments.  However, since 2019, circumstances (Covid, reduced number of knowledgeable officials, and court conditions) have resulted in an absence.  This year, the two clubs decided to hold a split tournament between the clubs, helping each other in the tasks.

Ringwood started by hosting players in the handicap ranges -3 to 11 on 13 and 14 April in delightful conditions. 

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2024-05-12

The Australian Croquet Open Singles Championship was held from 8- 12th May at VCC.

The croquet on show was awesome with top world ranking players including the 3 Fletcher brothers (with Greg having travelled from Germany to be at VCC )and 2 USA competitors along with Australian top ranking GC players from  all states.

Melbourne had most favorable weather so play was not inhibited in any way.

 

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