Statewide Croquet News

01/12/2017
From Masters to Minors

After successfully hosting the Masters Croquet, Latrobe Croquet Club recently were visited by Grade 3 of the Latrobe Primary School. Some future champions were unearthed...one lad ( it has to be a boy thing) even lay down on the ground to line up his ball with the hoop. We must have done something right as […]

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02/11/2017
The New AC Medals Format & Recent Competition.

From Jenny Parrott - Tournament Manager for AC Bronze medal event, Sandy Bay Oct 13-15 The parameters for the AC Medals Competition should be set before entry, especially for the Bronze medal. Bronze players should have an event of their own if CT  want to encourage new players into AC croquet. There does not seem […]

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11/10/2017
Event Scheduling Clashes

Sadly, we are unable to enter the TCA Golf Croquet singles championships as there is a clash with the ACA (AC) doubles being held in Melbourne at the same time. The ACA (AC) doubles and Open are always held mid November and all the other states endeavour not to run major state events during that […]

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24/08/2017
Pennant Teams 1 per Club - Additional Comments

July 5th 2017 From Ian and Lizzie Bassett New Town Club  We are writing as  members of Tas Croquet. We feel very strongly and believe that there should be one team from each in division from each club. Clubs may decide to rotate, if that is their wish. Players should be encouraged to practice in […]

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24/08/2017
Winter Competitions ? Additional comment

July 5th 2017 Sally Liggins KCC AC players in the more senior grades can compete in a Sunday Competition held over the Winter months at New Town.  It would be good to see a similar weekly competition for lower grades – we could get regular games against other players from other clubs without our handicaps being […]

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14/08/2017
Pennant Teams - One per Club!

From, Gaylene Broom, Club: NTCC, I agree with the post July 5th, 2017 regarding one team in each division for each club

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17/07/2017
Well done re the State Newsletter!

The July State Newsletter is a welcome contribution to our croquet community.  We will all benefit from the opportunity of finding out what our sister clubs are doing and what is happening in Tasmania and on the Mainland too. Thank you to the editor!  

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11/07/2017
Commenting on the Comments

From  Lizzie Bassett, New Town Club  July 11 2017 8:20pm It would be great to have a reply option for the posts here. Then we could have a "real" discussion. Reply from Web Officer  July 11 2017 8:50pm If you are sending a reply just say which previous post you are replying to, and your […]

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11/07/2017
Ted Nicholas Novice Competition (reply appended)

This valuable AC competition has been held by New Town Club for many years and is an excellent event for enticing new players into entering Tournaments.  However it may be that the rules need some revision! These days many new AC players migrate from GC played on full-sized lawns so perhaps half-lawns are no longer […]

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08/07/2017
Should times be a’changing?

The traditional croquet playing times were established many years ago – before daylight-saving, before flex-hours and part time work, before many women had paid employment, before Golf Croquet came to Tasmania and when few people played sport on Sundays. Perhaps we should look at the way things are now and think about reorganising our playing […]

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