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3 March 2022
The NSW Eire Cup team after their last team practice in Canberra:

Members are Jim Nicholls, Stephen Richards, Peter Landrebe (Vice Captain and Coach), Gareth Denyer, Tim Murphy, Kate McLoughlin (reserve), Kerri-Ann Organ, Alison Sharpe, Di Scott, Rosemary Landrebe, Jean Pack.
Good Luck for the National Interstate Association Croquet Championships: the Eire Cup : March 16, 17, 18 to be held at Royal Sydney Golf Club and Croquet NSW HQ (Tempe), Sydney.
Come along and cheer your state reps! Facebook
3 March 2022
Eire Cup Shirts and Dinner
Tickets are available for the Eire Cup Dinner, 18 March and for Tournament Shirts via Trybooking (scan or click on this QR code).

The Presentation Dinner will be held at CNSW Headquarters, Tempe, at 6.00 pm until 7.30 pm on Friday 18 March as a buffet dinner, outdoors under cover. The cost is $55 per person, and there will be a cash bar. Please note that, as with entry to these competitions, it is a requirement that all people attending the dinner be double vaxxed against Covid-19.
Tournament polo shirts are available in a range of sizes, either short- or long-sleeved. Short-sleeved shirts are $35 and long-sleeved are $40. The initial order for shirts will be sent on Monday 28 February, so please get your orders in. Shirts ordered by then will be available by Friday 11 March for collection at Tempe (registration, welcome function) or will be at the venue on Saturday 12 March. Later orders received by Tuesday 15 March will be available by Friday 18 March for collection at the Presentation Dinner.
24 February 2022
Croquet NSW has successfully applied for funding under the NSW Office of Sport Community Sport Recovery Package 2021/22.

Under the Grassroots Sports Fund in the package, a one-off grant of up to $1,000 for eligible NSW croquet clubs is available. Clubs who wish to apply must complete the Claim form and return it via email to the by 4pm Sunday, 13th March 2022.

More information is available on the Office of Sport website.

Download the the Claim form...
19 January 2022
The January CNSW Newsletter is now available. Visit the Newsletter page...
15 December 2021
The December CNSW Newsletter is now available. Visit the Newsletter page...
22 November 2021
The results for 15 more 2021 CNSW events are now available on the Results page...
15 November 2021
The World Croquet Federation have now published the 6th Edition GC Rules Consultation Draft on their website, and are seeking more general feedback. Now is the chance to have your say!...
2 November 2021
The newly elected Croquet NSW Board has met, and elected the following Office Bearers for the coming year:
Chair: Kate McLoughlin
Deputy Chair: Rik Mills
Secretary: David Scott
Treasurer: Steve Miles
Newsletter: Liz Friend
Grants and Projects: Rosie Landrebe
Board Member: Ray Chapman
The new Board members will be introduced in the November newsletter. We look forward to working for the member Clubs of NSW over the year ahead.
25 October 2021
The Croquet NSW AGM and Forum was held on Saturday 23 October at 11 am via Zoom. The Annual Report was presented to members. The following Board members were elected for a one year term: Ray Chapman (Ballina Cherry St), Liz Friend (Nelson Bay), Rosie Landrebe (Cammeray), Kate McLoughlin (Canberra), Steve Miles (Cammeray), Rik Mills (Orange City), David Scott (Ballina Cherry St). Congratulations all! The members forum included a Presentation on Hubs, a question on handicapping, a statement from Cooks River Croquet Club, and an alert to coaching coming up. A recorded version is available on YouTube.
11 October 2021
Please read a Croquet NSW Update from our Secretary:
  1. GC Regional Development Squads: an invitation to participate from the GC Selection Committee more...
  2. GC Croquet Coach Certification to be held at Strathfield Croquet Club mid November more...
  3. AGM October 23, 2021. Delegates need to register before October 17 to receive your invitation to participate by zoom and to vote. Delegates do not need to be on your Club Committee, but need to be a Club member, approved by your Committee as the Club’s Delegate.
  4. Australian Croquet Online Magazine - Spring Edition PDF... Flipbook...
  5. Tournament vaccination requirement. The Croquet NSW Board has approved the following requirement for CNSW Tournament Entries:
    • Only players who have been double-vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted to take part in CNSW events until further notice.
    • As a condition of entry players must be prepared to show proof of vaccination at the event. Players must not play in tournaments if they are unwell or need to comply with stay at home orders.
7 October 2021
Please read a Croquet NSW Update from our Secretary:
  1. Division 1 Pennants competition preliminary arrangements more...
  2. Australian Croquet Academy Club Support Social Media Package more... A package of videos online forms and fliers that can be personalized for your Club. Cost $110.
  3. Orange Croquet Club: Association Croquet Autumn Carnival, Feb 25-28, 2022 more...
3 October 2021
Please read a Croquet NSW Update from our Secretary, plus the following associated items:
  1. Wanted: Club(s) to host the AC Gold Brooch and the GC Gold Brooch November December 2021 - Plus an opportunity to host events for 2022 ! more...
  2. GC Division 1 Pennants Attention Club Secretaries and Captains. (see the Update document)
  3. Calendar of Events 2022. more...
  4. National Coaching online platform launched. more...
  5. Income Tax status information for Clubs. more...
  6. Tournament Flier: GC Easter event, Launceston, April 2022. more...
  7. Tournament Flier: Lake Macquarie Games in May 2022. more...
28 July 2021
We may not be able to travel right now, but its a good time to check out the Clubs all round Australia that are part of our croquet family. The Croquet Australia Club Locator lets you explore locations of croquet clubs around he country.
22 July 2021
Ballina, Byron Bay & Lismore hosted the NSW GC Division 3 Doubles and Singles from 14th to 18th July.

9 July 2021
The new CNSW Constitution is now in operation after registration with the NSW government on 2 July 2021. 42 clubs approved the new constitution, 1 opposed and 2 clubs had invalid or unclear votes. The new constitution recognises that CNSW is a body that represents clubs, and clubs in turn have registered players. A special vote of thanks must go to the legal team of Michael Strickland and Ted Griffin.

You can find the new constitution on the Governance page.
30 June 2021
Sawtell Croquet Club hosted the NSW State Ricochet Croquet Tournament from 24 June to 28 June.

14 January 2021
A document on becoming a GC referee is now available from the Refereeing page...