1-3 July 2015
Macquarie City Croquet Club
Macquarie City conducted another successful Annual Winter Tournament on 1st to 3rd July at our courts at Pelican. Once again our local member Jill Hall kindly opened our Tournament for the 4th year and we had 3 lovely days with very crisp mornings.
We hosted 36 players from 11 clubs as far as Wollongong, Myall Park, Branxton, Forster, South West Rocks, Urunga, Woolgoolga and 4 local clubs. There were 45 Double and 90 Single games over 3 days all level play. Spectators witnessed some 1st class and close matches during the days.
Block A Doubles Winners: Barb Piggott & Bernie McAlary
Block B Doubles Winners: Maureen Trevenar & Don Rankin
Block C Doubles Winners: Chris Ogilvie & Maureen Dick
Block A Singles Winner: Barb Piggott; Runner-up: Graham Innocent
Block B Singles Winner: Shirley Page; Runner-up: Mary Greig
Block C Singles Winner: Jan Sullivan; Runner-up: Ron Bell
Block D Singles Winner: Don Rankin; Runner-up: Sandra Jones
Block E Singles Winner: Helen Haines; Runner-up: Glenda Yardy
Block F Singles Winner: Diana Knox; Runner-up: Elizabeth Woods
On Thursday 2nd we had a very enjoyable and sociable dinner at the Pelican RSL Club who was our main sponsor.
We could not have managed without our 6 non-playing referees who had all travelled distances , also helped by our playing referees , and organised by Barb Piggott our Tournament Referee. Thanks Barb and to all our referees.
Many thanks to all the helpers from our club who worked tirelessly at the tasks also the marvellous cooking and last but not least the players who supplied wonderful friendly games to make this Tournament a success.