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Golf Croquet Under 21 Championships - Program

The Golf Croquet Under 21 Championships will be conducted at Sandy Bay Croquet Club from 20 to 22 January 2018.

The program for the event can be accessed here.


Association Croquet Gold Medal, Men's and Women's Singles and Eire Cup.

The 3 events -

  • Gold Medal (14 to 16 March)
  • Men's and Women's Singles (17 to 20 March)
  • Eire Cup (21 to 25 March)

will be conducted in South Australia at the Croquet SA headquarters in the South Parklands on Hutt Rd and at various clubs around Adelaide.

Entries for the the Men's Singles and Women's Singles may now be made via the on-line entry forms (also available on the Tournaments page).

The flyer for the event may be viewed by clicking here.

Entries close on 22 February 2018.


Christmas and New Year

The Board and staff of the Australian Croquet Association wish a Merry Christmas and safe and happy New Year to all the croquet fraternity, their family and friends.

The ACA office and phones will be unattended until the New Year.

We look forward to seeing you on the lawns in 2018.

Graeme Thomas

A/g Secretary/Administrator


Trans Tasman Team announcement

Croquet Australia is pleased to advise the following players have been selected to represent Australia in the Trans-Tasman competition at the Wynnum CC, Queensland from 23 to 28 April 2018.

  • Greg Fletcher (captain)
  • Robert Fletcher
  • Malcolm Fletcher
  • Stephen Forster
  • Edward Wilson (reserve)

  • Alison Sharpe

  • Claire Bassett
  • Rosemary Landrebe
  • Alix Verge
  • Jannine Hawker (reserve)
  • Fleur Brockway (reserve)

We wish the Team well in the contest.


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Golf Croquet Rules Committee

The ACA Board has formed a Golf Croquet Rules Committee to work with the WCF on changes to the rules of Golf Croquet.

The Terms of Reference of the committee are available for reading.

The Committee comprises -

  • Gordon Matthews (QLD) Chair, WCF Rules Committee Australian Representative
  • Jim Clements (VIC) ACA NDR GC
  • Murray Tinker (QLD) ACA Board Member
  • Peter Freer (NSW)
  • Bev Smith (NSW)
  • Owen Edwards (VIC)
  • Bernie Pfitzner (SA)
  • Bill Turner (WA)

ACA Scholarships for 2018

Annual scholarships are available in the following categories:

  • AC Player
  • AC Player – Under 21
  • GC Player
  • GC Player – Under 21
  • Tournament Management
  • Referee

An individual may be awarded a scholarship of up to $500 and in “special circumstances” up to $1000.

The Board will also provide an annual grant to Gateball Australia, as an affiliate of the ACA, which can be used to provide Gateball scholarships in a manner consistent with any Gateball Australia scholarship policy.

The overall budget for ACA Scholarships is yet to be finalised for 2018.

Applications for scholarships in all scholarship categories for 2018 are now open and close on 8 December 2017.

If you wish to be considered for an ACA Scholarship please send your email to Secretary, ACA.


Golf Croquet President's Eights 2018 - Expressions of Interest

The Golf Croquet President’s Eights is the second national event on the Australian calendar for 2018 and is being held

at the Victorian Croquet Centre

from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 February.

Expressions of interest are being sought to play in this event and you can register via the ACA website

Closing date is Tuesday 30 November (midnight Western Australian time).

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Terry Ericson.


Golf Croquet Under 21s National Championships 2018 - Sandy Bay Tasmania

Are you Under 21 or do you have a relative playing Golf Croquet who is under 21?

Then this is the opportunity for them to enter the Under 21 National Championships.

Details are available in the flyer

Entry forms can be found here

Entries close Friday 15 December 2017.


2017 AC President's Eights - SURVEY

Association Croquet Players -

ACA would like to hear from you re the recent AC President's Eights event at Cairnlea.

  • If you didn’t play, why not?

  • If you did, what went well and what didn’t?

AC President's Eight Survey

Please spread the word that this survey is open until 10 November.