The Australian AC team, led by WA’s Ian Dumergue as the Captain, takes on England, New Zealand and the United States in the 2017 MacRobertson Shield, the peak teams event for Association Croquet in the world. The event runs from the 18th April to the 4th May at Rancho Mirage, California, US.
Congratulations to Australia on their all-the-way win against England in the first round. New Zealand pulled out a last gasp win against the US.
Click here for more information about the event and players. Results can be found on croquetscores.com.
New GC Handicap rules from the ACA come into effect on the 3rd April. Click here for all the details on the ACA website. The changes include the introduction of a new handicap card that have been distributed to all clubs by Croquetwest.
New GC Handicap information for all WA players is now available. Click here to go to the GC Handicap lists.
Congratulations to Ian Dumergue who was the runner-up in the AC Australian Men’s Singles. Peter Ross and Jeff Newcombe made it through to the last 8. Jannine Hawker also played in the final 8 in the Women’s tournament.
The AC Eire Cup runs from the 22th to the 26th March. Follow all the results on croquetscores.com. Best of luck to the Western Australian team.
Due to a technical issue with the Croquetwest Calendar link (top right-hand on the home page), it has been changed so it now shows the calendar in a Croquetwest website page. The Calendar link can also be found under the Events tab.
The Golf Croquet Country Singles weekend is on again this year at the Nedlands Croquet Club on the 25/26th March. Join up for this great level-play singles event for Country members by emailing Martin Clarke.
The AC Selection Sub-Committee would like to announce the selection of the following players to the 2017 AC Skills Development Squad: Pam Kerrison, Geoff Longshaw, Carmel Hodges, Peter O’Connell, Elizabeth Petrich and Max Petrich.
The GC World Championships commence in Melbourne from the 25th Feb to the 5th Mar. Follow Chris McWhirter and Brett McHardy’s progress and all the action on croquetscores.com or via the Croquetwest Facebook page.
A Facebook page has been set-up for Croquetwest. You can either search for Croquetwest when you’re logged in to Facebook, or click here to go straight to the page. During the GC World Championships in Melbourne, Janine and Brett McHardy will be posting updates to the Facebook page. To send messages to the page the link is:
To raise funds for the upcoming GC World Championships in Melbourne ACA are running a Silent Auction where you can bid on a number of items. Click here for details on what’s in the auction and how to participate.
Click here for details about the World Championships.
Congratulations to Chris McWhirter on winning the ACA President’s Eight held at Cairnlea in Melbourne from the 3rd to 5th Feb. Janine McHardy came 4th and Brett McHardy 5th in the Second Eight. Click here for all the results.