Under 21 Australian GC Results from Geraldton

The Under 21 Australian GC Singles and Doubles were recently held at Geraldton. Jamie Gumbrell from NSW won the Singles and Jamie and Ethan Gumbrell won the Doubles. Click here for all the results.

Posted in General | Comments Off on Under 21 Australian GC Results from Geraldton

AC Skills Development Squad Announced

The 2020 AC Skills Development Squad has been selected. Croquetwest would like to congratulate the following players on their inclusion: Geoff Longshaw, Erica Smale, Jennifer Brand, Raelene Willis and Elizabeth Petrich.

Posted in General | Comments Off on AC Skills Development Squad Announced

AC Men’s and Women’s Singles Results

Congratulations to Alan Sands and Meagan Reynolds on winning the Men’s and Women’s State Singles held at Bunbury Central and Moorabinda Croquet Clubs. Runner-up in the Men’s was Ian Dumergue and for the Women’s was Dale Jury.

Posted in General | Comments Off on AC Men’s and Women’s Singles Results

GC National Under 21’s in Geraldton

The Geraldton Croquet Club will be hosting the ACA Under 21’s National Singles and Doubles competition from the 18th to 20th January 2020. Click here for the tournament program.

Posted in General | Comments Off on GC National Under 21’s in Geraldton

GC World Teams Tier 1 Event

Australia will be playing in the World GC Teams Tier 1 event in Nelson New Zealand from the 6th to 12th of January 2020. They have been drawn to play New Zealand on day 1, England on day 2, Ireland on day 3, then depending on results either the semi-finals or consolation play-offs. Other nations playing are Egypt, USA, South Africa and Sweden.

The Australian team is Robert Fletcher (Victoria), Edward Wilson (South Australia), Peter Landrebe (New South Wales), Chris McWhirter (Western Australia).

Alison Sharpe of New South Wales is the non-travelling reserve and Martin Clarke (Western Australia) is travelling as Manager and High Performance Manager.

Posted in General | Comments Off on GC World Teams Tier 1 Event

Christmas Wishes from Croquetwest

Wishing all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Be safe on the roads as you gather with family.
Happy Hooping.
From Croquetwest 

Posted in General | Comments Off on Christmas Wishes from Croquetwest

AC State Team Announced

Croquetwest has selected the AC State Team, consisting of four men and five women, to compete in Brisbane in March 2020.

Men: Jeff Newcombe, Ian Dumergue, Eric Ayling and Alan Sands (Captain) 
Women: Megan Reynolds (Vice-Captain), Sheila Twine, Sandy Boon, Megan Fardon and Kay Swan.

Special congratulations to Sheila and Kay on being selected for the first time.  In addition, Zac Reid has been selected as a non-travelling reserve.

Posted in General | Comments Off on AC State Team Announced

AC Handicap Singles

Helen Eagle won the 2019-20 AC State Open Handicap Singles event. This is her 3rd win in this event, having previously won in 2004 and 2010. Jeff Newcombe (who won in 2017) was runner-up and Tim Barkes (who won in 2018) was third.

Posted in General | Comments Off on AC Handicap Singles

GC Pennants Results

The GC Pennant season concluded last week.  A total of 15 club teams took part, including one from Narrogin, which travelled to Perth on four Tuesday evenings.  Three Perth clubs travelled to Narrogin for day games.   Other country teams will of course be welcome to compete next year.

Forrest Park was the Champion Club, winning both the A and B Grade Pennants.  Como won the C Grade.

Best players and runners-ups over the course of the season were:

A Grade: Chris McWhirter (Forrest Park) from Brett McHardy (Forrest Park)

B Grade: Maureen Spencer (Cambridge) from Myles Harmer (Forrest Park)

C Grade: Graeme Broadbent (Como) from Marcus McGavock (Forrest Park)

croquetscores results: A Grade, C Grade

Posted in General | Comments Off on GC Pennants Results

Chris McWhirter on Channel 44 TV

Chris McWhirter was interviewed for a TV show called Undercurrent for Channel 44 on the 28th Oct. Click here for a link to the clip of the interview.

Posted in General | Comments Off on Chris McWhirter on Channel 44 TV