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Over 50s GC World Championship - Egypt - Expressions of Interest

The World Croquet Federation Over 50s Golf Croquet World Championships will be held in Egypt in October 2018. There will only be 48 places to be filled.

We must nominate Australian Players by late March.

If you would like to compete then please send an expression of interest NOW to Croquet Australia.

Expressions of interest must be received by 15 March and late expressions will not be considered.

in your expression of interest , you should indicate whether you are interested in a ranking spot, a member spot or a wildcard. Players may put in an expression of interest for all three placements.

If they are nominating for a wildcard, then a brief resume of attributes should be presented - the criteria will be for either exceptional talented players or country equalisation.

The first day of the event is when you are required to be 50 , so current 49 year olds can still nominate as long as their birthday is before the first day of play.

AC World Championships, Wellington NZ

Well done to the Australian players that competed in the recent WCF AC World Championships in Wellington, New Zealand. In particular, Simon Hockey and Edward Wilson for making it to the last eight in the main knock-out, and to Greg Fletcher on winning the Shield Event

2018 Annual General Meeting of ACA

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Australian Croquet Association will be held in Adelaide on Monday 26 March at 9.30am.

The meeting will be held at the SA headquarters of Croquet SA at Hutt Rd Adelaide.

Nominations for the 3 vacated Board positions must be made on the 2018 Board Nomination Form. Nominations may only be submitted by financial members of a state Croquet Association and the nominator must be an official of a State Association. Nominations close on Thursday 8 February.

Australian Under 21 Edward Wilson wins NZ Open

Congratulations to Edward Wilson on winning the NZ Open in Christchurch yesterday!

On the way to the title, he had to defeat three current NZ Mac players, one of which was the defending NZ Open Champion.

And then in the final, Edward defeated the current World Champion in straight games!

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.



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)