Author Archives: Gary Phipps

Bassendean Croquet Club

Bassendean Croquet club was founded in 1934, club colours were Dark Green and Light Green. Bassendean was well located in a park area near the bowling club but not attached to it, alongside some tennis courts and in the shadow … Continue reading

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A nice afternoon/evening for croquet

On my way to setting the hoops on Monday morning I was greeted by a magnificent rainbow. In fact, there was a distinct double on one side. By the time I arrived at the club though, it had dissipated and … Continue reading

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GC World Championship Final

This excellent video popped up today and is well worth a watch.

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Around the Courts 8th July

Geraldton Annual Open Tournament Players from all over the State flocked to Geraldton over the weekend for their annual open tournament. Full results for all events can be found on Croquetscores. Geraldton Annual Tournament sponsored by Green Sea Survey. Winners … Continue reading

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GC World Championships Day 8

Well, if I bet on sports I’d be broke. My selections in both semi finals lost. Matthew’s play against Robert was simply first class, especially late in the last two games and after 9 hours and 15 minutes, Robert Fulford … Continue reading

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GC World Championships Day 7

Day 7 Session 1 Ahmed Nasr vs Robert Fulford Day 2 Session 2 Ahmed Nasr vs Robert Fulford Day 7 saw some fantastic performances, especially from Robert Fletcher and Matthew Essick who defeated the two inform players in Mohamed Nasr … Continue reading

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GC World Championships Day 6

First day of the knockout round and the stars came out to play. Reg Bamford was in supreme form defeating the reigning champion Ben Rothman 7-3, 7-2 and then Omar Fahmy 7-0,7-2 Mohamed Karem defeated Tobi Savage 7-5, 7-1 and … Continue reading

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ACA Winter Magazine 2022

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World GC Championships Day 5

Day 5 Session 1 Sherif Abdelwahab vs Jack Good Day 5 Session 2 Pierre Beaudry vs William Gee Day 5 Session 3 Dominic Nunns vs Ashton Wade The final day of block play so there was pressure aplenty to ensure … Continue reading

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World GC Championships Day 4

Day 4 Session 1 Yasser Sayed vs Robert Fulford Day 4 Session 2 Euan Burridge vs Jose Alvarez-Sala Day 4 Session 3 Tobi Savage vs Hesham Elzoghby A perspective of the tournament from Morten Weaver. Some rare referee activity, showing … Continue reading

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