AC Australia Day and Mixed Doubles

Congratulations to Jeff Newcombe on winning the Australia Day singles for the 4th time and defending last year’s title.

Also congratulations to Megan Reynolds and Jeff Newcombe for winning the State Mixed Doubles, the first time for both.

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New Event Management Guidelines

The Match Committee has issued a new version of the Event Management Guidelines. Click here to open the document. The Guidelines can be located by clicking on the Tournaments sub-heading under the Events menu item. Click here to go directly to the Tournaments page.

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Information on Recent AC and GC Events

Croquetwest would like to congratulate Megan Reynolds who won the AC Women’s Open Singles for the second time, having previously won in 2013 and to Peter Ross in the AC Men’s Open Singles, also for the second time, having previously won the event in 2000.

The GC Offspring day was won by Maureen Spencer and grandson Jamie Cairns, with a three way tie for second featuring 8 year old Mia Hay-Hendry in one of the pairs.

The Underage day pro-am was won by Mariyon Slany, Open Doubles by Brett and Janine McHardy, the U/14 singles was won by Geraldton’s Darcy DeVries from Mia and Lexmarc Javier, for other singles results see croquetscores.com.

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ACA AC Men’s and Women’s Singles Entries

The ACA AC Men’s and Women’s Singles are being held in Perth from Saturday 16 to Tuesday 19 March. Entries close on 21 February and can be made via the ACA website.

For more information about the events, click here for the flyer.

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GC State Squad Announced

The following list of players who have been selected by the Croquetwest Selection Committee for the GC State Squad for 2019.

Chris McWhirter, Martin Clarke, Kim Reynolds, Alan Sands, Torben Bak, Brett McHardy, Michael Trefusis-Paynter, Ben Brown,  David Gould and Gary Phipps.

Janine McHardy,  Kay Chynoweth,  Sue Anderson,  Dorothy Bull, Wendy Pritchard,  Robyn Dart and Jennifer Brand.

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Trial Event Registration for State C Grade Singles

The State C Grade Singles is being held at East Fremantle on 2nd and 3rd Feb. Croquetwest is trialing a new event registration process for this event via a website called trybooking.com. Players who wish to enter the event can simply click on the link to register for the event and pay online. Event draws will continue to be performed by the relevant Event Secretaries.

The link for the C Grade Singles is https://www.trybooking.com/BAGIC

Please contact Michael Murphy on 0419 926 650 or treas@croquetwest.org.au if you have any issues or would like to discuss this new approach. If successful, this method will be used for all Croquetwest events.

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GC State Squad Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest for the GC State Squad for 2019 can be made by submitting an email by Jan 12th 2019 to susilibra@iprimus.com.au.

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AC Nationals Information

A new page on this website, called AC Nationals, has been created to provide all the necessary information about the upcoming ACA AC Nationals to be held in WA from the 19th March 2019. This page will be updated with information as it becomes available.

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GC Rules Change 1st Jan 2019

A new set of Golf Croquet Rules will be in place Australia-wide from January 1st Jan 2019. Links to the various documents related to the changes are below:

WCF GC Rules 5th Edition

Principal Changes to the GC Rules (updated)

Rationale behind the rules changes.

Official rulings for the rules changes.

A workshop on the new rules will be held at Forrest Park from 9.30am to 3pm on Sunday 6th January.  Existing GC referees and Squad members will be attending.  Others will be welcome, but should contact John Doepel, (0427 364 107) if they intend to go.

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ACA GC Trans-Tasmin Team for 2019

Croquetwest would like to congratulate those chosen for the Trans-Tasmin Team for 2019.

Playing Captain: Pete Landrebe
Team Members: Fleur Brockway, Wendy Dickson, Greg Fletcher, Robert Fletcher, Alison Sharpe, Judy Wembridge, Edward Wilson.

Reserves: Gail Hopkins, Terry Hopkins, Rosemary Landrebe, Chris McWhirter.

Marty Clarke is the High Performance Manager.

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