|Association Croquet Tournament|
3-6 May 2013
Nowra Croquet Club
Nowra Croquet club held their annual association Croquet tournament on the weekend of May 3 to 6th. Players attended from Cowra. Narooma, Milton Ulladulla, Killara, Strathfield, Wollongong, Chatswood, Manly and Nowra.
The visitors were impressed with the beautiful Nowra complex and the way all Nowra members came and helped with the many things that needed to be done to make the tournament to run smoothly.
Nowra members were at the courts from 7.30am each day to set up courts, provide morning and afternoon teas, provide lunches for the players , time keep for the games and pack up after the days play. Thank you also to the many visiting players who helped by refereeing games and helping to pack after each days play.
Patricia Goldrick from Killara was the tournament referee and some of the players assisted with refereeing.
The tournament Dinner was held at the Bomaderry Bowling club and many of the players returned to the bowling club for the $5 buffet on Sunday night
A BBQ lunch was enjoyed on Monday after the games were completed and the presentation of winnerís trophies was made.
Winners: John Deeves and Rudy Katona (Nowra) 3 Wins +16 Rudy playing in his first tournament, he has only been learning the game for a short time.
Runners up Jim Elston (Milton) and Norm Palazzi (Cowra) 1 win -2
Winners; Greg Deakin (Killara) and Margaret Sawers (Nowra) 3 Wins +8
Runners up; Pat Goldrick (Killara) and Diane Scott (Wollongong)
Winner; Greg Deakin, 4wins +21
Runner up Annette DuPreez (Manly) 2 wins +11
2 on count back from Pat Goldrick 2 wins +
Winner; Judith Ramadge (Nowra) 4 wins +47
Runner up; Denese McCann (Narooma) 3 wins +1
Winner Diane Scott (Wollongong) 3 wins +22
Runner up Shane Carson (Narooma) 3 wins +19
Back Row: John Deeves, Shane Carson, Rudy Katona, Norm Palazzi
Front Row: David Turvey (Nowra), Diane Scott, Greg Deakin, Chris Palazzi, Judith Ramadge