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Trophy Day

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Around the Courts 25th September

It has been a busy few weeks for me but it is nice to be back home. Having a look around, it has been fairly quiet on the home front. The Interstate Shield was such an amazing event and I … Continue reading

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Ricochet Croquet

Ray Chapman is the new National Ricochet co-ordinator and has recently announced that the Australian Ricochet championship will be held at Tempe from 15-19 April 2023. This is a great opportunity for all those interested in this form of the game. … Continue reading

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Couldn’t help myself

After visiting Waitpinga Beach in the morning and then checking out the Hindmarsh railway bridge designed by Sir John Monash prior to the war, a window of opportunity seemed to present itself. Kay Chynoweth had earlier sent me an email … Continue reading

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AC Cannons

Another great video from John Hutchison.

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Victor Harbour Grand Tour

After spending 9 days on the croquet court, it has been really nice to get out and about, as well as lazing around. After settling in, one had to go and do the usual thing and check out all the … Continue reading

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Subiaco Croquet Club

Subiaco croquet club was a founding member of the Western Australian Croquet Association. Early interclub matches played by the club helped start the pennant competition. The first greens and clubhouse were located in the Subiaco Municipal Gardens and opened in … Continue reading

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Day 5 GC Interstate Shield

We were back playing at North Adelaide for the day against the host team South Australia. It was quite windy throughout the day which made things a little challenging with those playing on Court 4 having the best of the … Continue reading

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Day 4 GC Interstate Shield

We were back at Norwood yesterday for our match against Victoria. The conditions were soggy but fair. I am continually amazed at how well the courts have stood up to all the rain and heavy use. All clubs have done … Continue reading

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Day 3 GC Interstate Shield

Today we visited North Adelaide for our game against New South Wales. It started life as an old bowling club and sits right next to the football oval. We were spoilt throughout the day by our hosts and the whole … Continue reading

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