(and to the competitors who had VERY cold and foggy starts each day)
The annual Easter Croquet Tournament was held at the Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre under ideal weather conditions enabling excellent play. All final games were close several won by one hoop. The Open Golf Croquet singles event ended with 6 players all ending the round robin blocks with 4 wins each the event was won by Richard Parks of the Monash club Victoria defeating Rod McAdam Kingston Club , third went to Rod Tait St. Leonards club.
The golf croquet handicap doubles won by Kathie and Ian Pitt defeating Jenny and Rob Arnold
with third going to Richard Parks Monash and Robin O Reilly of Devonport
The Association events were closely contested with the singles going to John Colquhoun Eastern Shore runner up was John Lee-Archer Devonport and third Steff Anderson Latrobe
The Association Handicap Doubles winners were John Colquhuon and Noel Davies of Eastern Shore from Sylvia Wing St Leonards Club and Jenny Arnold with Derek and Brenda Burrows third. Organisers were overall impressed by the closeness of games and cooperation of participants. Feedback from players was very pleasing
Graeme Denehey conducting a referee workshop at the Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre in January.