Recent CNSW Newsletters

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CNSW Newsletter, June 2017

Australia Wins McRobertson Shield for Association Croquet
The Shire Shield 2017
Regionalisation
Player Profile: Alix Verge
Junior Croquet Day
Golf Croquet World Championship
Meeting of CNSW Board and Appointed Officers
Eire Cup 2017
The Law on Advice and Aids for Players of Association Croquet
Cheng Mai Elephant's Cup Croquet Tournament and Tour
Club news from Ballina, Cowra, EDSACC, Lismore, Lithgow, Mosman, Nowra, Strathfield, Taree, Wagga, Wagga
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2017

Intercept at Sutherland
Lake Macquarie Games at Toronto
The History of Croquet World Championships
GC World Championships
Level 1 Foundation Coaching Course
Social Media
Player and Board Member Profiles
Regionalisation: A Key Step Forward
Northern Rivers - Coaching and Refereeing Accreditation
Club news from Nowra, Lithgow, Forster, Strathfield, Mount, Sugarloaf, Lismore, Toronto, Port, Hacking
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2016

Croquet comes to Iluka
Northern Rivers AC Doubles Championships
Inaugural Ricochet Doubles at Tempe
"Come and Learn Gateball" at Tempe
AC Laws: Running a hoop with another ball in the jaws or just past the hoop
Three married couple profiles
GC Interstate Shield, Perth
Australian Under 21 GC Championship
Richochet Workshop
MAKARA 2016
Mid North Coast Croquet Council
Club news from Ballina, Bathurst, Coutts Crossing, Eastwood, Holroyd, Lismore, Manly, Marrickville, Mosman, Orange City, Port Hacking, Port Macquarie, Sawtell, Smithtown, Strathfield
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2016

Pam Gentle - A Decade of representing CNSW
Alison Sharpe - player profile
Northern Rivers Ricochet Tournament
Golf Croquet - A Word From The State Director
World GC Team Championships Tier 2 2016
World AC Championships
The UK Seniors AC Handicap
Official Rulings applying to WCF Golf Croquet Rules
Club news from Lismore, Macquarie City, Marrickville, Nelson Bay, Newcastle, Nowra, Port Hacking, Port Macquarie, Sawtell
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2016

World Croquet Day - at Newcastle, Port Hacking, Nowra, Toronto and Sydney clubs
Let's Play Ricochet
Wasting Time in Association Games
Hoops
Lake Macquarie to get New Croquet Centre
Player Profiles
Board Member Profiles
Coaching Update
Ballina - 16 Women, One Passion, 80 Years Strong
Club news from Branxton, Cessnock, Cowra, Dubbo, EDSACC, Forster, Jamberoo, Lithgow, Maitland, Mosman, Mount Sugarloaf, Myall Park, Strathfield, Sydney, Taree, Wagga Wagga, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2016

Croquet on George
Life Membership Citation - Dennis Faggotter
Croquet Tour New Zealand
Inaugural ACA Under 21 Golf Croquet Championship
Attackers Knocked By Mallet (1952)
Notes on the CNSW Strategic Get Together
Coaching Tips
What's Happening in AC Refereeing in NSW
World Croquet Day
Club news from Cammeray, Nelson, Bay, Nowra, Strathfield, Sutherland, Sydney, Toronto
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2015

Alix Verge inducted into Randwick City Hall of Sporting Champions
Australian Gateball Championship 2015
Womens' World Association Croquet Championship 2015
MAKARA 2015
Taree club salutes Jan Sage
Sponsor of team shirts
Coaching Update
Lignum Vitae Mallet
Club news from Bathurst, Blue Mountains, Branxton, Camden Park, Canberra, Coutts Crossing, Cowra, Hunters Hill, Lismore, Manly, Mosman, Nowra, Port Macquarie, Sawtell, Taree, Toronto
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2015

Welcome back Camden Park Croquet Club
David Stanton AM recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours 2015
Coaching Strathfield Girls' High School
Heathrow airport predicts that croquet will die
Once Wimbledon's foundation, croquet now lives in its margins
WCF Women's AC World Championship 2015
CNSW accommodation guide for Tempe visitors
Club news from Branxton, Cowra, Eastwood, Muswellbrook, Myall Park, Nelson Bay, Nowra, Port Macquarie, Sawtell, Walla Walla
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2015

NSW Wins the Eire Cup
New Patron for Croquet NSW
Schools Croquet in Australia
Croquet Demo on Glebe Island
Club news from Canberra, Jamberoo, Maitland, Mosman, Newcastle National Park, Port Hacking, Strathfield, Taree, Toronto, Wagga Wagga, Walla Walla, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2015

Croquet Rocks! Australia Day 2015
Get Behind The NSW Eire Cup Team!
2014 Schools Championships
2014 World Gateball Championship - Niigata, Japan
11th WCF Golf Croquet World Championship - New Zealand
Your Handicap and You
Good Things Happening At Tempe
Club news from Blue Mountains, Branxton, Cessnock, Chatswood, Coutts Crossing, Eastwood, Gloucester, Jamberoo, Newcastle, Port Hacking, Strathfield, Sutherland, Wagga Wagga, Walla Walla
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2014

Welcome to Coutts Crossing Club
Makara 2014
Northern Rivers Croquet Association
Central West Tour
Norfolk Island Golf Croquet
Club news from Ballina Cherry Street, Bathurst, Blue Mountains, Cowra, Dubbo, Maitland, Mosman, Nelson Bay, Newcastle, Nowra, Orange City, Queanbeyan, Sawtell, Sydney, Taree, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2014

Welcome to Cessnock Croquet Club
Sydney Premier Croquet League
Club news from Cessnock, Macquarie City, Jamberoo, Newcastle NP, Sydney, Gloucester, Branxton, Blue Mountains, Eastwood, Strathfield, Port Macquarie, Nowra, Holyroyd, Walla Walla
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2014

John Levick inducted into Hall of Fame
Croquet watercolour in Newcastle Art Society Exhibition
The Northern Rivers Croquet Association
Club news from Ballina, Blue Mountains, Branxton, Cammeray, Cheltenham, Cowra, Dubbo, Epping, Forster, Jamberoo, Lismore, Maitland, Marrickville, Mosman, Newcastle National Park, Nowra, Orange City, Port Macquarie, Sawtell, Strathfield, Taree, Toronto, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2014

Ninety Years for Cowra
2014 Handicapping Changes in NSW
Refereeing Matters - Golf Croquet
Working with Children Check
Gateball Grows in NSW
24 HOURS of CROQUET
Club news from Bathurst, Blue Mountains, Branxton, Canberra, Eastwood, Maitland, Nowra, Sawtell, Strathfield, Sydney, Toronto, Walla Walla, Woolongong
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2013

30th Makara 2013
Blueyís Report on the WCF Interstate Shield
Why would you be a referee?
2013 Coaching Update
Croquet in Martin Place
Striking Fault - Golf Croquet (The CroakyPoet)
Club news from Blue Mountains, Forster, Holroyd, Lismore, Maitland, Manly, Mosman, Muswelbrook, Nowra, Port Macquarie, Sawtell, Sutherland, Taree, Urunga, Wollongong, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2013

Australian Golf Croquet Championships, Hunter Region
World Golf Croquet Championships, Egypt
Convicts Cup on Norfolk Island
In need of a home away from home?
Problems with CNSW Handicap Events
Club news from Branxton, Port Hacking, Urunga, Sawtell, Wagga Wagga, Newcastle National Park, Dubbo, Port Macquarie, Macquarie City, Ballina Cherry Street, Eastwood
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2013

Trans Tasman Success 2013
Eire Cup Captainís Report
Some flavour re the World GC Championships
Double-Banked Games of Golf Croquet
Are Half Lawns only Half as Good?
Perhaps it should be called "Gulf Croquet"?
Is it Time for a Croquet Cake Bake-Off?
Club news from Blue Mountains, Forster, Jamberoo, Maitland, Nelson Bay, Newcastle National Park, Nowra, Orange, Port Hacking, Strathfield, Taree, Toronto, Urunga, Wagga Wagga, Walla Walla, Woolgoolga, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2013

Gala Day 2013
Newcastle National Park Croquet Clubís Story on John Levickís South African Odyssey (aka The World Golf Croquet Titles 2012)
History of Woolgoolga Croquet Club
Golf Croquet [coaching] Is Alive and Well in NSW
Communicating With Coaches & Players
NSW Gateball Championships 2012
Club news from Blue Mountains, Coogee, Eastwood, Forster, Gloucester, Jamberoo, Killara, Maitland, MNCCC, Newcastle National Park, Orange, Sawtell, South West Rocks, Southern Highlands, Strathfield, Sutherland, Urunga, Wagga Wagga, Walla Walla, Wollongong
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2012

Makara Carnival Turns 79
Bluey's Report on the WCF InterState Shield
What's On in 2013?
Club news from Bathurst, Blue Mountains, Cowra, Forster, Jamberoo, Lismore, Manly, Milton-Ulladulla, Mosman, Nowra, Orange, Port Macquarie, South West Rocks, Taree, Wagga Wagga, Walla Walla, Woolgoolga, Woolongong, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2012

Macquarie City's Inaugural Winter Golf Croquet Tournament
Replacing a Ball after Interference in Double Banked Games
Croquet At The Olympics
Club news from Blue Mountains, Nowra, Mount Sugarloaf, Lismore, Hurstville, Strathfield, Newcastle National Park, Branxton, Dubbo City, Urunga, Sutherland, Sawtell
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2012

Eire Cup Victors - Three in a Row
School Croquet
Coaching clinics
A Jump Shot for four-legged competitors
Club news from Ballina, Chatswood, Eastwood, EDSAAC, Gloucester, Jamberoo, Lithgow, Maitland, Mosman, Newcastle National Park, RSCG, Sutherland, Toronto, Wagga Wagga, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2012

Another Successful Gala Day
Makara Croquet Carnival
Suggested change to Association Croquet law 28(a)(14)
Let's Talk (electronically)
Club news from Cammeray, Eastwood, Jamberoo, Maitland, MNCCC, Mosman, Muswellbrook, Nelson Bay, Nowra, Port Macquarie, Urunga, Wagga Wagga
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2011

The Australian Gateball Championship
Replacing Balls after Collision
Canberra at Australian Master's Games
A New Dress Code for CNSW?
Postcard from the British Open
Club news from Ballina, Branxton, Cammeray, EDSACC, Forster, Jamberoo, Lismore, Manly, Mosman, Narooma, Sawtell, South West Rocks, Strathfield, Taree
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2011

CNSW welcomes Byron Bay Croquet Club
Inter-Club Competition on the Mid North Coast
South Coast Shield
Blue Mountains Gateball Competition
CNSW Internet Presence
Prince Philip meets the future Queen on a Croquet Lawn
Referee / Umpire Re-Accreditation System
Club news from Alstonville, Dubbo, Hunters Hill, Lismore, Milton-Ulladulla, Nelson Bay, Newcastle National Park, Port Macquarie, Sawtell, Strathfield, Sutherland, Urunga, Wollongong
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2011

NSW wins the Eire Cup
ACA Open Golf Croquet Doubles & Singles Championships
China to challenge at Australian Gateball Championship
Still Balls
Brain Teaser
Club news from Ballina, Ballina Cherry Street, Cammeray, Canberra, Cheltenham, Jamberoo, Maitland, Nelson Bay, Newcastle National Park, Port Macquarie, South West Rocks, Strathfield, Sydney, Wollongong, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2011

CNSW Gala Day
Taking the Dis out of Disability
Golf Croquet Tournaments from a Player's Perspective
Making a Website using Blogging Services
Schools Program at Mosman Club
Hunters Hill Croquet Club & Riverside Girls School
A History of the Bathurst City Croquet Club
25 Years of Croquet at Urunga
CNSW Presentations
Club news from Ballina, Branxton, Forster, Lismore, Jamberoo, Killara, Maitland, Manly, Murwillumbah, Narooma, Port Macquarie, Sawtell, South West Rocks, Strathfield, Taree, Toronto, Wagga Wagga, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2010

Canberra Capitalises at the World Gateball Championships
Tony Hall inducted into the WCF Hall of Fame
Best of Five Finals Match at the Over 50's in Egypt
Congratulations to the NSW Golf Croquet State Team
School Golf Croquet at Wagga Wagga
Club news from Ballina, Dungog, Earlwood, Jamberoo, Myall Park, Nelson Bay, Newcastle National Park, Nowra, South West Rocks, Sutherland.
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2010

MacRobertson Shield
Recruiting New Members for Croquet Clubs
Golf Croquet Rules - Double Taps & Crushes
Golf Croquet Q & A
Club news from Ballina, Epping, Gloucester, Jamberoo, Nelson Bay, Newcastle National Park, Nowra, Port Hacking, Port Macquarie, Sawtell, Strathfield, Sutherland, Sydney, Toronto, Urunga, Wagga Wagga, Walla Walla
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2010

Australian Golf Croquet Championships
Association Croquet in NSW appears to be dying - but do we care?
Double Tap versus Ball Crush
Handicapping and You...
Club news from Ballina, Cheltenham, Cowra, Dubbo, Eastwood, Forster, Jamberoo, Killara, Maitland, Mount Sugarloaf, Strathfield, Tamworth, Taree, Walla Walla, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2010

Winner's reflections on the World Golf Croquet Championship
NSW Gateball Championships
School Championships 2009
CNSW Gala Day
Club news from Ballina, Dubbo, EDSACC, Forster, Hunters Hill, Jamberoo, Killara, Macquarie City, Maitland, Mosman, Myall, Park, Sawtell, Strathfield, Sydney, Taree, Urunga
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2009

NSW wins Interstate Golf Croquet Championship
North Adelaide Croquet Club Rules in 1868
When it's not against the rules
Croquet takes to the high seas
Club news from Ballina, Eastwood, Exeter, Jamberoo, Macquarie City, Milton-Ulladulla, Newcastle, Nowra, Queanbeyan, Sydney, Toronto, Urunga, Wagga Wagga, Woolgoolga, Woolongong, Young
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2009

Attracting and Retaining Members
Golf Croquet with Jim Clement
Jamberoo Christmas in July
Cammeray Centenary
Dubbo coaching day
EDSAAC teach The Dolphin Class
Wagga Wagga history
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2009

Eire Cup 2009
Australian Championships 2009
Eastwood club news
Hunter's Hill club news
Jamberoo clubhouse opening
Mangrove Mountain needs your help
Mount Sugarloaf inaugural opening
Nowra's new courts
Port Macquarie - every little bit helps
Indoor croquet
The Art of Croquet
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2009

Meet the State Team
Certificates of Appreciation
Another Successful Makara Carnival
Ballina club news
Gloucester club news
Jamberoo Christmas luncheon
Lismore club turns 80
Maitland turns on the lights
Mosman club news
Nowra gets new courts
Sawtell has big start to year
Strathfield - fierce competition on the green
Sydney club news
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2008

Forster club news
Hunters Hill past and coming events
Jamberoo celebrations and other matters
Kyogle celebrates its 70th birthday
Nelson Bay - a brief club history
Queanbeyan club news
Sawtell celebrates its 60th birthday
Sydney Croquet Club - My wonderful memories
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2008

Orange - A New Beginning
My Story In Croquet, by John Hanscomb
Taking That Extra Turn in Golf Croquet Handicap Play, by Christine Pont
Ballina - three articles
Bermagui - Like a Phoenix
Canberra - News
Jamberoo - Clubhouse Update
National Park - Golf Croquet Carnival
Sawtell - Queenís Birthday holiday
Southern Highlands - News
Sutherland - News
Taree - Wild Fig Carnival
Toronto - News
Urunga - Association Carnival
Walla Walla - News
plus tournament results, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, June 2008

Golf Croquet World Championships, Cape Town
Bundanoon Autumn Carnival
Coogee joins in local Arts Festival
Eastwood Croquet Club
EDSACC - Australia Day 2008 Celebrations
Forster Golf Croquet Carnival
Killara - Making Croquet a Spectator Sport
Lithgow on the move
Mosman - A Whale of a Day
Marrickville - Anyone for Water-Croquet?
Murwillumbah - Are these the most important workers in your Club?
Nowra embraces Special Members
Sawtell - 60th Birthday
Sydney - trip to the National Croquet Centre, Florida
Woolgoolga - Thinking of Taking a Break?
Young Autumn Golf Croquet Carnival
plus tournament results, coaching notes, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, March 2008

World Association Croquet Championships
NSW Schools Championship 2007
Cammeray Croquet Club - Some History
Forster Croquet Club celebrates its 70th birthday
Maitland Croquet Club - Australia Day
Makara Croquet Carnival 2007
Mid-North Coast Croquet Councilís Jubilee celebrations
Cheltenham Croquet Club
Cowra Croquet Club
Jamberoo Croquet Club - Working Bee and Australia Day
Orange Croquet Club
Taree Croquet Club Refurbishments
Young Croquet Club - Family Celebration
plus tournament results, coaching notes, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, December 2007

Battle for Brutus Plate
Do clothes maketh the man... or in this case, the game?
John Taylorís Croquet Legacy
Ballina - Gateball Exhibition
Canberra - 80th Birthday Celebration
Forster - Club News
Jamberoo - Between the Hoops
Lismore - Anyone for ice skating?
Murwillumbah - Lismore Visit
Port Macquarie - 2nd Golf Croquet Carnival
Sawtell - Victory for Woolgoolga
Sutherland - Friendship Day
Sydney - Presidentís Open Day
Wagga Wagga - Honour for a Club Member; Schools Golf Croquet Tournament; Young Friendship Day
Young - Spring Carnival
plus tournament results, coaching notes, and more.

CNSW Newsletter, September 2007

From the President
Editorial
A Huge Heart and No Sign of Self-Pity
News from Ireland
New Zealand
Floods hit England but Play Goes On
How Croquet has kept its grass-roots appeal
Cammeray Birthday Tournament
Cowra Croquet Club
Goulburn Sports Expo
Jamberoo Croquet Club
Manly Croquet Club
News from Marrickville
Pioneer's Croquet Day at Murwillumbah
Port Macquarie Croquet Club
Sawtell - Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown...
News from Southern Highlands Croquet Club
Open Day at Sydney Croquet Club
Wollongong Croquet Club
Young Croquet Club - News Update

CNSW Newsletter, June 2007

From the President
Editorial
NSW Drought Broken At Last!
Australian Championships Perth 2007
Peter Landrebe Wins 2007 Men's National Championships
A Little History of Dubbo City Croquet Club
Forster Croquet Club
Hazelbrook Croquet Fun Day At Glenbrook
Sawtell Croquet Club
When The Blue Mountains came to Sutherland
Seniors Week Garden Tea Party at Sydney Croquet Club
Champagne and Croquet Evenings at Wagga Wagga
Are there any problems with playing Croquet in a Cold Climate?
The Test, the Mac and the Bisque
Broadening our Horizons

CNSW Newsletter, March 2007

Presidentís Column
2006 MacRobertson Shield
New Zealand Open Championships
Croquet NSW Gala Day
District Croquet Association Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Night Croquet at Cammeray Croquet Club
Forster Croquet Club
Jamberoo Croquet Club
Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Killara?
Lithgow Croquet Club
Maitland Croquet Club
Milton Ulladulla Croquet Club
Proposed changes at Muswellbrook Croquet Club
Port Macquarie - Interacting with Hastings Headway
Sawtell Croquet Club
Sydney Croquet Club
Christmas Croquet at Taree
Urunga Croquet Club
Wagga Wagga Croquet Club
News from the Gong
Croquet in Sydney (and a little of our Past)

CNSW Newsletter, December 2006

Presidentís Column
Editorial
Competition at Rich River
Canberra Hosts Third NSW Gateball Championships
Cammeray gets Lights
Dubbo for a long life
Hazelbrook Croquet Club 1938-2006
Kyogle is alive and well!
Mosman marches with mallets at their Festival
Sawtell hosts Respite and Recreation group
Sawtell plays Woolgoolga in their Inter-Club
Southern Highlands in its Fifteenth Year
Sutherland's 25 Years of Fun and Friendship

CNSW Newsletter, September 2006

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CNSW Newsletter, June 2006

Presidentís Column
WCF 2006 World Golf Croquet Championships - Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Croquet at the Sport & Cultural Expo in Goulburn
Sydney Croquet Club - Newsletter excerpts
Orange - developing new grounds
Toronto - two great days
Cowra - Friendship Day, and visits by Orange Health Care Group and Cowra High School
EDSACC - "Have it Two Ways" Carnival
Lismore - hosts State Team prior to Eire Cup
Nelson Bay - 10th Birthday
Sawtell - new shed and baulk lines
Mosman - A Fool of a Day

CNSW Newsletter, March 2006

Presidentís Column
Croquet NSW regains some space in the Concordia Club
The First World Womenís Golf Croquet Championship
Nowra - Farewell Claire, and Acquiring New Courts
Sawtell - Farewell their President and Captain
Milton Ulladulla - "Sod Turning Day"
Maitland - Visit by Governor of NSW
Port Macquarie - Biggest club in NSW!
Muswellbrook - Club News
Wagga Wagga - Ninety Not Out - Effie and Kath

CNSW Newsletter, June 2005

State Team Report, ISC Hobart 2005
The Game of 'Club Croquet'
Join the Jacaranda Festival of Croquet
Golf Croquet
Australia 'A' Representation for Chloe Aberley
You are never too young to play croquet...
The Waratah meets the Chrysanthemum at Mosman
A Short History of the Holroyd Croquet Club
Coaches Corner