AC Country v City

A Country versus City AC challenge was played at Forrest Park on Monday 21st May.
City won 8 games to 2. Full results are on croquetscores.com.

Eric Ayling of York was the player of the tournament.

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GC Country Weekend Results

The GC Country weekend was held at Nedlands Sat 19th and Sunday 20th May. Teams came from Geraldton, Narrogin, and York/Rockingham/Moorabinda.

Overall Champion Player: Paul Dodson – Geraldton. Runner-up: Rhonda Reynolds – Geraldton.
A-Grade Champion: Paul Dodson – Geraldton. Runner-up: Paul Christmass – Geraldton.
B-Grade Champion: Arthur Ryan.
C-Grade Champion: Rhonda Reynolds – Geraldton. Runner-up: Carmel Hodges – Craby Croquet.
Champion Club: Geraldton.

Inaugural Yowie Trophies were presented to the players of the most quickly finished game.
The trophies was won by Lynley and Phil de Gruchy (pictured). Lynley took only 15 minutes to dispose of Phil, 7-1.

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Brett McHardy’s off to Egypt!

Congratulations to Brett McHardy (Forrest Park) for being selected in the Australian contingent for the 50+ World Championship to be held in Egypt in October. Peter Landrebe and David Hanbridge from NSW have also been selected.

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AC Trans-Tasmin Win

Congratulations to the Australian AC Trans-Tasmin team for their clean sweep of tournament against New Zealand. The tournament was held recently in Queensland. For all the results, see croquetscores.com.

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ACA Upcoming Tournaments

The Australian Croquet Association is calling for entries to the AC Patron’s Cup and the GC Nationals. More information is available on croquet-australia.com.au

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2019 ACA AC Nationals Organising Committee – Request for Volunteers

Croquetwest will be hosting the following three ACA events during March 2019:

  • AC Gold Medal (13-15 Mar 2019)
  • AC Men’s & Women’s Singles (16-19 Mar)
  • AC Eire Cup (20-24 Mar)

Click here for more information about the roles Croquetwest is trying to fill.  Please consider helping out with these important national events.

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ACA GC Over 50’s World Championship

The World Croquet Federation Over 50s Golf Croquet World Championships will be held in Egypt in October 2018. There will only be 48 places to be filled. ACA needs to nominate Australian Players by late March.

If you would like to compete then please send an expression of interest NOW to Croquet Australia.

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GC Presidents Eight – Another First for Fleur Brockway

Congratulations to Fleur Brockway on being the first woman to win the ACA GC President’s Eight. All the scores are on croquetscores.com

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ACA GC President’s Eight

The President’s Eight is being played at Cairnlee in Victoria from the 16th to 18th Feb. WA is represented by 5 players, 3 of whom are in the first eight. Best of luck to all players. Follow all the match results on croquetscores.com.

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AC World Championship in NZ

Congratulations to Jeff Newcombe, who has made it through to the final 32 in the AC World Championships following the block round. Jeff has drawn fellow Australian, Greg Flethcher in the first round of the knockout phase. Jannine Hawker is the Plate Block F. The tournament is being held in New Zealand through to the 11th Feb. Follow all the games on croquetscores.com.

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