GC One-Day Events were held at Nedlands and Forrest Park on the 21st and 22nd May.
The A-Grade Event was won by Peter Brown (Gosnells), in a count-backfrom Peter Hamilton (Como). The Peters were equal in games and net hoops, but Peter Brown had won their round-robin game 7-6.
The B-Grade Event was won by John Rea (Forrest Park) from Kerry Loane (East Fremantle).
The C-Grade Event was won by Kathy Hamilton (Como) from Howard O’Neill (Narrogin).
Full results are on croquetscores.com, click on the links above for each of the events.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Congratulations to Fleur Brockway on being the first woman to win the ACA GC President’s Eight. All the scores are on croquetscores.com
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.