2018-19 GC Women’s & Men’s Championships Northern Tas Centre April 26-28
The Championships were held under ideal conditions at the Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre.
The Women’s round-robin was won with a struggle by Ruth Mckean, East Launceston, with seven wins from Yvonne Shaw, Sandy Bay, who had six wins.
June Pongratz, New Town, and Di Hollier, Kingston, played well with five wins each .
The Men’s event was run in two round-robin bocks. Graham Keating, Sandy Bay, won six matches and John Colquhoun, Eastern Shore, won four. In the other block Hugh Denny, Sandy Bay, won six matches and Phil Roach, Kingston ,won four.
In the semi-finals Graham beat Phil 7/5, 7/5 and John beat Hugh 7/6 ,6/7, 2/1 running out of time.
The final between Graham and John was won with consistent play by John 7/5,7/4
Overall the events proved very successful with good feedback from participants.
(Thank you to Lee Turner for quick reporting of the results)