A Northern Regional Competition Feb 22-23

Entries Close Feb 14

Click here to download the Entry form and conditions

AC Classic 

Friday February 28th - Sunday March 1st

At New Town Croquet Club 

[email protected]

Entries close 6pm Friday  14th  February

Best of 3 knockout. Plate if numbers sufficient.

This competition is only open to members of Tasmanian Croquet Clubs which are affiliated to the Tasmanian Croquet Association.

Detailed conditions and a noticeboard flyer will be available at your club.
Or you can request a copy from the above host club email address.

Singles Entry fee $15 per player.    Juniors $7.50

Additional daily lawn fees may be payable to the venue

Payments can be made by Direct Deposit to:

Tasmanian Croquet Assoc Inc.
CBA Bank , BSB 067 000,
Account Number 00909056 

(Please include your name on the deposit form)

Note: All entries must be made on-line and all entry fees must be made via direct debit or at a bank.
If you need help with either of these conditions please ask your Club Secretary or a fellow member.
Refunds cannot be paid if you withdraw after the draw has been published.

Your name should appear on  CroquetScores within a few days of your entering.
If it doesn't then contact the above host club
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A group of 25 from Reclink visited the Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre.

It was fun and for all a learning curve as very little English was spoken.They all left knowing  colours blue,red ,black and yellow. It was a very enjoyable time for all and promises of “we will be back”

Lee Turner

From Lee Turner,
Promotions Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre Committee
Director Golf Croquet North

Credit to all entrants who played in heavy rain at the start of the HiLo Golf Croquet tournament at the Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre at the weekend.
They were rewarded with ideal conditions for the finals on Sunday.

Close games were played in both blocks.
A Block  resulted in Paul Boer and Robin Claxton with 5 wins defeating  Rod Tait and Terry Jucket with 4 wins.
In B Block  Lynn Farrell and Stewart von See had 4 wins and Paul Richards and Paul Godard also scored 4 wins .
In the Quarter finals Paul Boer and Robin Claxton defeated Grant Wilson and Lainie Duggan 7/4. Joan Williams and Frank Sheehan lost to Paul Richards and Paul Goddard 3/7. Rod Tait and Terry Jucket  won over Christine Russell and Peter Keam 7/5. Pauline Blyth and Barbara  Hogben narrowly  defeated Lynn Farrell and Stewart von See 7/6.
The semis then saw Richards and Godard easily  win from Boer and Claxton 7/2 but Tait and Jucket had a close game against Hogben and Blyth7/6.

The final was played over 3 exciting games with an overall win to Tait and Jucket from Richards and Goddard 7/6 6/7 7/6.

The HiLo is an event where high handicap players have a mentor with a lower handicap. Organizers were very pleased with the response from those who participated and the high standard of games.

The next event on the Northern croquet calendar is the Northern Golf Croquet Singles event held on the 19/20th October entries close the 12th October  The annual novice event will be played on the 8th October . Pennants have started with wins to East Launceston, North Esk and Royal Park.

Results 

Div 1   Winner - Ruth McKean,    R/U Paul Richards

Div 2    Winner John Lee-Archer  R/U Stewart von See

Div 3     Winner Paul Godard        R/U Robin O’Reilly

From Lee turner:
Round Robin Events were played in the 3 Divisions and exciting close finishes were seen in all events.
Ruth McKean North Esk won the Division 1 event with 3 matches 7 wins followed by Paul Richards East Launceston  with 2 matches 5 wins and Rod Tait North Esk 2 matches 5 wins and a 1 hoop difference. All matches in this division were very close.
In the Division 2 John Lee Archer Of Devonport club with 5 wins defeated Stewart von See North Esk Club with 4 wins closely followed by Paul Boer East Launceston  4 wins also but a 5 hoop difference.
Paul Goddard of East Launceston   played extremely well to win Division 3 losing only I game with Robin O’Reilly and Glenys Lee Archer both of the Devonport club with 3 wins. Glenys missing out on runner up by 1 hoop. The results relied on final games which proved very close and exciting for the eventual winners.

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