Croquetwest Webmaster


Croquetwest is seeking expressions of interest from within the croquet community for the role of Webmaster of its website, to continue building upon the great work of our previous webmasters.

The Association’s website is a vital communication vehicle for our sport to clubs, members and friends of croquet.

The Webmaster is responsible for the coordination of updates of information on the site at the direction of the Croquetwest Committee of Management, the posting of relevant results & events as well as news & stories submitted by clubs and members.

Ideally the Webmaster will have an interest in the promotion of croquet & knowledge of the game along with appropriate technical & communication skills to format, arrange & post stories and information onto the site in a timely & regular manner.

Currently the role requires on average 3-5 hours a week, usually a couple of hours early in a week to provide an update on key national, state & local events along with results. Then later in the week posting stories, news items & images submitted by clubs or members. Obviously there is flexibility in how these tasks are undertaken.

Gary, our most recent Webmaster has kindly indicated his willingness to assist the incoming Webmaster with familiarisation & transition into the role.

If you are interested in contributing to croquet in Western Australia through this role you are requested to indicate your interest in being considered by advising the Secretary of Croquetwest , Brian Hadley at by 7 August 2024.

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Upcoming Events

State Teams – Entries are still open!

Current Field

  • Best Dressed – John Doepel, David Squire, Brian Scott
  • Three Amigos – David McFall, Greg Jessop, Des Boxall
  • Triple J’s – Bob James, John Jury, John Bird
  • The Jennnifers – Jennifer Brand, Jenifer Rechter, Chris McWhirter
  • Roquet Scientists – Torben Bak, Judith Nicholls, Marcus McGavock
  • B Double J – Brett McHardy, Janine McHardy, Joyce Carbone
  • Tri to Stop Us!- Robyn Dart, Dianne Bower, Gary Phipps
  • MDH – Max Woolf, Dawn Robinson, Helen Quicke

C Grade Doubles

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A Catch Up!

Number 9!

Congratulation to Jeff Newcombe on his recent victory in the State AC Open Singles Championship. An incredible effort considering he first won the event in 1996.

  • Winner: Jeff Newcombe
  • Runner Up: Ian Dumergue

Full results on Croquetscores.

A first for Katanning!

Congratualtions to David McFall in winning the Brian Hadley Star. It’s great to see the country clubs being so well represented in this event.

  • Winner: David McFalll
  • Runner Up: Jenifer Rechter

Full results on Croquetscores.

Belmont Doubles

Congratulations to Joyce Carbone and Brett McHardy who combined last weekend to win the Belmont Doubles in a very tight contest.

Full results on Croquetscores.

Geraldton Update

Halls Head Newsletter


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Southern Hub – 25th June

5 Clubs.  Halls Head, Pinjarra, Drakesbrook, Mandurah, Byford Districts

Great day played at Byford.   Both Hugh Jones MLA, Darling Range, and Rob Coales, SJ Shire President attended.

Winning Club Mandurah

Individual Winner Liz Nicholas Pinjarra; Runner Up, Andrew Johnson, Drakesbrook;

Hoop Winner. Phil Davey, Byford

By Sheila Twine

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Mick’s out of Hyden and the woods!

Follow all the results on Croquetscores.

Tuesday: Mick’s out of Hyden

Wednesday: Out of the Woods Doubles

An Update:

Howard O’Neil was successful in all of his doubles games over both days. What a fantastic effort.

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Croquetwest GC State B Grade Doubles

Busselton was pleased to host the event that was last played in 2010.Eight teams entered and the format decided on was a Round Robin, with  a knockout based on the top 4 playing for the Championship and teams finishing 5th to 8th competing for the Plate. The knockout games were 19 point games, the first experience for some of the players, but they took to it readily and adjusted well.

The weather forecast wasn’t encouraging, but fortunately it turned out to be wrong, with little rain, but blustery winds on the Saturday caused a few problems.

Games were competitive, with plenty of single point wins, but  played in a friendly manner. The Championship Semis were 10-9 and 10-8, with Wendy Collins and Graeme Davies from Dunsborough going through to meet Dianne and Judith in the Final. Dianne and Judith got off to a great start. Wendy and Graeme fought back well,but steady play from Dianne and Judith kept them at bay, and they were 8-5 up when the timer went.

Congratulations to Dianne and Judith on becoming the State B Grade Champions, the first in 14 years. Here’s hoping this Tournament now remains as an annual event on the Croquetwest Calendar.”

Geoff Cusworth

Full results on Croquetscores.

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WA Golf Croquet team announced!

A team of five men and five women has been selected to represent Western Australia in the Golf Croquet Interstate Shield to be held in Queensland in Auguest/September 2024.

Women  Janine McHardy (Vice Captain), Robyn Dart, Joyce Carbone, Jennifer Brand, Judith Nicholls.

Men Chris McWhirter (Captain), Martin Clarke (Coach), Brett McHardy, Torben Bak, Gary Phipps

Congratulations to these worthy players. We wish them all the best for the event next year.

Croquetwest Selection Standing Committee (GC)

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Croquetwest GC State B Grade Doubles

Last played in 2010, the State GC B Grade Doubles is back on and is being hosted by the Busselton Croquet Club for the very first time.

Previous Winners

  • 2008 D Bavin & R Close
  • 2010 E Ridgeway & I Tarling

A great opportunity to test your skills, experience the great facilities Busselton has to offer and enjoy some time in the South-West

Current entries

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Gosnells 12

The Gosnells 12 was played over the weekend on perfect lawns with beautiful weather on Saturday and not so nice weather on Sunday.

It was a packed schedule with games moving along efficiently thanks to the cooperation of all competitors.

Winners were Ian Tarling and Jenny Wilmot . Runners up were Walter Reid and Greg Jessop


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Halls Head Newsletter

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