Croquet News

Sixteen players attended on Thursday of last week to play golf croquet doubles. Three players won all 3 of their games, and Carol Borella was the winner with a nett hoop score of +13.

Russ Smyth was runner up with a hoop score of +11, ahead of Fiona Larcombe on +4. Kaye Joyce scored a hoop in one.

On Tuesday of this week 19 members played doubles. Ruth Mole was the winner, the only player to win all 3 of her games and with a hoop score of +10. Runner up was Ian Grant with 2 games and nett hoop score of +9.

Four club members have passed their referee certification course – Helen Brierley, Anne Dodd, Bev Floyd and Di Smyth. All are grateful for the hours of training provided by June Hoge, the Goulburn Valley Croquet Association Head Referee.

The Club is holding its inaugural Golf Croquet Handicap Doubles Tournament this weekend. 40 players from several clubs will be competing on Saturday and Sunday, and Rich River is looking forward to seeing some highly competitive play.

Visitors and new members are welcome to join golf croquet at Rich River on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with a 10.30am start. Enquiries can be made to Marjorie Grant on 5480 9985 or Bev Floyd on 0400 799 987.