The GC Champion of Champions has been won by Chris McWhirter (Forrest Park) for his 3rd title. Alan Sands (Como) was the runner-up. Peter Ross (Halls Head) won the Country section for the first time and Chris the Metro section for the 5th time. All the results are on croquetscores.com.
The GC State Team is holding a Quiz Night at Forrest Park Croquet Club on 26th Aug to raise funds for the upcoming Nationals where they will be defending the Interstate Shield. Get together a table of 6 and contact Chris McWhirter to book a spot. Click here for more information.
Entries are open for the Australian Men’s & Women’s GC Singles to be held in the Hunter area of NSW from 8th to 11th Sept 2018.
Entry closes on Friday 10 August. Click on either link for details: Men’s Singles or Women’s Singles.
Eric Ayling (York) won the AC Champion of Champions 26-9 over Martin Clarke (Gosnells) in a clinical game with good breaks and no errors. This is Eric’s 1st Champion of Champions title. Eric was undefeated in winning his 4th Thorogood Trophy for the country section.
Martin won the McBride Cup for the city section for the 1st time. It is also the first by a Gosnells club player. Marty is the 3rd player, after Ian Dumergue and Peter Ross, to have won both city and country titles.
The AC State Doubles has been won by Alan Sands and Jeff Newcombe (they also won the event last year). The runners-up were Eric Ayling and Sandy Boon. The tournament was held in trying weather conditions at Como on 14-15 July. Go to croquetscores.com for all the game results.
The Selection Sub-Committee has selected the following players for the AC Advanced Skills Squad: David Squire, Megan Fardon, Sandy Boon, Michael Murphy, James Brown, Kay Swan and Helen Eagle. These players will now be paired with a coach by the State Director of Coaching and begin receiving one-on-one coaching from their allocated coach. Congratulations to all those selected.
The one day Ricochet doubles event that was scheduled for the 30th September at Como has been cancelled and removed from the Croquetwest calendar.
Congratulations to Jeff Newcombe (Como) on winning the AC State Open Singles held at Como 7-8 July. Runner-up was Alan Sands (also from Como.
Croquetwest is pleased to announce the GC Sate Team who will compete in NSW in September to defend the Interstate Shield they won last year.
Martin Clarke (Coach), Chris McWhirter (Captain), Brett McHardy, Torben Bak, Alan Sands.
Fleur Brockway, Janine McHardy, Kay Chynoweth, Sue Anderson(Vice-captain), Dorothy Bull.
Non travelling reserves: Ben Brown, Wendy Pritchard and Robyn Dart.
Congratulations to all those selected.
The GC State Mixed doubles was won by Brett and Janine McHardy (Forrest Park). Their first win in this event.
The runners-up were the defending champions, Alan Sands (Como) and Sue Anderson (Cambridge).
All there results can be found on croquetscores.com