AC Travelling Referee

The Croquetwest Management Committee have agreed to financially support a Referee to travel with the State Team to the ACA AC Nationals and Eire Cup in Tasmania in March 2017.

Please register your interest with Michael Murphy by email (click on his name to email him) or on his mobile 0419 926 650.

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Locals Take On the NZ GC Open

Congratulations to Brett and Janine McHardy for their great results in the very tough NZ Open Doubles and Singles. They finished 6th in the Doubles. Janine finished in the top 12 and Brett finished in the top 20 in the Singles. Good warmup for the World’s in Melbourne next month! All the results are on croquetscores.com.

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GC World Championships in Melbourne

Click here for a link to a great article in The Age newspaper about the Fletcher boys from Victoria and the GC World Championships being held at Cairnlea in Melbourne from the 25th Feb to the 5th March 2017. More details can be found on the Victorian website, croquetvic.asn.au.

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Seasons Greetings from Croquetwest

On behalf of the Management Committee of Croquetwest we would like to thank all those members that supported events and tournaments throughout 2016 and extend our very best wishes to all members and their families for a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.

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Golf Croquet State Squad Announced

Croquetwest is pleased to announce the 2017 squad for the Golf Croquet State Team:

Chris McWhirter, Martin Clarke, Kim Reynolds, Brett McHardy, Alan Sands,
Peter Brown, Torben Bak, Michael Trefusis-Paynter and Ben Brown.

Fleur Brockway, Janine McHardy, Sue Anderson, Kay Chynoweth, Dorothy
Bull and Sandy Boon.

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Handicap Latest Updates Link

There is a new link on the right-hand side of this page that provides the dates of the latest updates for both Association and Golf Handicaps. Click on either one to go straight to the the handicap page of your choice.

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Vale Muriel Parker

Many in croquet will be upset to learn of the sad news of the death of Croquetwest life member Muriel Parker aged 93 in Mandurah last weekend.

Prior to her retirement Muriel held various positions in croquet ranging from Croquetwest Secretary to Referee and Coach. Players from all over WA owed a debt of gratitude to Muriel for getting them started on an enjoyable career in croquet.

Muriel retained an interest in croquet to the end of her life and often appeared as a spectator at competitive events in Mandurah and at other country clubs.

Croquetwest extends its deepest sympathy to Doug (Son) and Anet (Daughter in law). Muriel’s funeral will be held at the Seasons Chapel, Pinjarra Road, Mandurah, at 12 noon on Friday the 25th November.

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AC Director of Refereeing Expression of Interest

The position of AC Director of Refereeing has recently become free and Croquetwest is seeking Expression of Interests to fill the role. Details can be found by clicking here.

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AC State Team Announced

Croquetwest is pleased to announce the WA Association Croquet State Team that will compete for the Eire Cup in Tasmania in March 2017.

Men: Jeff Newcombe, Alan Sands (Captain), Peter Ross and Eric Ayling.
Women: Jannine Hawker (Vice-Captain), Fleur Brockway, Helen Collins and Coral Broun.

Megan Fardon and David Ward have been selected as non-travelling reserves.

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GC Pennants Draws

The Golf Croquet Pennants competition commences this week. Click on the appropriate link for each of the draws: A Grade, B Grade and C Grade. All enquiries to John Doepel on 0427 364 107 or by email, glenglen@iinet.net.au.

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