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Croquet Tournament Results

SUMMARY 2014

EVENT WINNER RUNNER-UP
3 and Under Singles Jim Nicholls Stephen Richards
5 and Under Doubles Rosie & Peter Landrebe Alix Verge & Stephen Richards
Senior Citizens not played
Fransted Trophy not played
Rookies and Novices not played
Win Dickinson Memorial Trophy not played
 
Bronze Singles not played
Silver Singles Gareth Denyer Val Lloyd
Gold Singles Jim Elston Sue Nichols
Platinum Singles Tony Hall Mike Hughes
Silver Doubles Val Lloyd & Elizabeth News Roberta Flint & Heather Smallbone
Gold Doubles not played
 
Bronze Brooch Norman Fisher Heather Smallbone
Silver Brooch not played
Gold Brooch not played
Platinum Brooch not played
 
AC Bronze Pennants Strathfield Manly
AC Silver Pennants Chatswood Strathfield
AC Gold Pennants Cammeray Mosman
AC Premier Pennants Cammeray Canberra
 
Bronze Handicap Singles not played
Silver Handicap Singles not played
Gold Handicap Singles Gareth Denyer David Surridge
 
NSW AC Handicap (Beryl Chambers Trophy) Gareth Denyer Roberta Flint
NSW AC Championships - Mens Open Singles Trevor Bassett Alan Walsh
NSW AC Championships - Womens Open Singles Rosemary Landrebe Alix Verge
NSW AC Championships - Open Doubles Jean Pack & Tim Murphy Nick Chapman & Jim Nicholls
NSW AC Championships - Open Singles Alan Walsh Tim Murphy
NSW AC Championships - 3rd/4th Playoff Claire Bassett Stephen Richards
NSW AC Championships - Plate Event Alix Verge Ken Edwards
 
NSW GC Championships - Mens Singles John Levick Peter Smith
NSW GC Championships - Womens Singles Ros Johnstone Barb Piggott
NSW GC Championships - Open Doubles Alison Sharpe & Chris Lavina Peter & Rosie Landrebe
NSW GC Championships - Open Singles Alison Sharpe Nick Macoun
NSW GC Championships - 3rd/4th Playoff John Levick Peter Freer
NSW GC Championships - Plate Event Goffredo Giacomini Pam Gentle
 
NSW GC Handicap Singles Peter Coles Doug Leabeater
NSW GC Handicap Doubles Doug Leabeater & Paul Nelson John Pace & Robyn Compton
GC Division 1 Singles John Levick Peter Freer
GC Division 1 Doubles Peter Freer & Stephen Thornton John Compton & Peter Smith
GC Division 2 Singles Herman Camphuis Anne Freeman
GC Division 2 Doubles Anne Freeman & Greg Freeman Robyn Compton & Bridget Earle
GC Division 3 Singles Ron Jones Gillian Aldridge
GC Division 3 Doubles John Aldridge & Bryan Clark Ron Jones & Kathy Porter
Golf Croquet Division 1 Pennants Canberra Maitland Black
Golf Croquet Division 2 Pennants Nowra Sutherland
Golf Croquet Division 3 Pennants Nowra Canberra
 
Eva Short Memorial Trophy Alison Sharpe Pam Gentle
Selectors 10 (Rita Johnson Trophy) Nick Chapman Ted Salter
AC Champion of Champions Alix Verge Ted Salter
GC Champion of Champions Peter Freer Alison Sharpe
NSW AC Bronze Medal Jim Nicholls Alan Honey
NSW GC Bronze Medal Peter Freer John Levick
 
Schools Championships Lana Sexton Simon Sharpe
 
Elsie Wall Memorial Trophy Roberta Flint
President's Award Wendy Fothergill


DETAILED RESULTS 2014

5 and Under Doubles, 15th - 16th February 2014

The ten state team members including the reserves teamed up as mixed doubles as required in the Eire Cup this year and were joined by one additional pair.

It was won by Rosie & Peter Landrebe in a countback from Alix Verge and Stephen Richards.

John Eddes

5 and Under Doubles PLAYERS RESULTS
R&PL AS&TB AV&SR PG&JN JP&AH NM&JB Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 For Against Nett
Rosie & Peter Landrebe1 26TP18262612410870381
Alison Sharpe & Trevor Bassett29 26262616310385183
Alix Verge & Stephen Richards32310 2125134929022
Pam Gentle & Jim Nicholls43914 2510161111-505
Jean Pack & Alan Honey524232424 160111119-86
Nick Macoun & John Bartrop6111781417 3676704

3 and Under Singles, 8th - 9th March 2014

3 and Under Singles
Grid
PLAYERS RESULTS
SR TM JL NT MH JN RL KE AW CL Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 For Against Nett
Stephen Richards1     1526260263939211
Tim Murphy2     2218026157123-663
John Levick3     0222626127598-232
Nerida Taylor4     001110012130-1184
Mike Hughes5     91221326171113-425
Jim Nicholls62626262626     5130261041
Rosie Landrebe71226TP262626     411681353
Ken Edwards87261726TP26     310292104
Alan Walsh926TP26TP326TP26     410730772
Chris Lavina10211926269     210179225

3 and Under Singles
Finals
 Jim Nicholls
 Jim Nicholls
26-0
 Jim Nicholls
26-22
 Alan Walsh
 Stephen Richards
 Stephen Richards
26tp-21
 John Levick

Golf Croquet Division 3 Doubles and Singles, 10th - 13th March 2014

The CNSW Division 3 GC Doubles and Singles Competitions were conducted at EDSACC, Bateau Bay from the 10th to the 13th March. The enthusiastic team at EDSACC took up the challenge just they had done in 2013 when an integral part of ACA Golf Croquet Nationals and Interstate Shield. They proved once again that they are more than capable of running important GC Events. CNSW thanks all EDSACC members who made the event such a success.

EDSACC originally volunteered for the event to encourage club members to compete and then to travel to compete. This proved successful with many players enjoying the challenge of competition and of improving their handicap.

Due to the new handicap regulations some players experienced handicap changes during the doubles - unheard of previously.

Eleven pairs participated in the doubles where they played 10 matches over 2 days. The winners were John Aldridge and Bryan Clarke (EDSACC) playing in their first competition while the runners-up were Ron Jones and Kathy Porter also of EDSACC.

In the singles there were also 11 competitors. Ron Jones went through the ten rounds undefeated finishing ahead of Gillian Aldridge (8 wins). Both are now keen to take up the battle further afield.

Of the 28 competitors 14 had handicap changes at some stage over the 4 days.

Sincere thanks to all competitors in the Division 3 competitions, to EDSACC members for making their lawns available and the referees who travelled to the Central Coast to assist.

John Compton

Golf Croquet
Division 3
Doubles
PLAYERS RESULTS
DR&GY RJ&KP MP&KD LT&LH RN&MM MM&BM CP&MC JA&BC SH&PT RC&BE SP&SS Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 For Against Nett
D Rankin & G Yardy1 26677745775585446
R Jones & K Porter27 57777675776544212
M Pedemont & K Davies377 775667055575527
L Toms & L Hatfield4745 76767575615475
R Nix & M McFadden53436 45677735265-1310
M McCowan & B Murray623777 6347545163-128
C Patterson & M Clark7667277 377765960-14
J Aldridge & B Clark87777777 65786753141
S Higgins & P Taylor973145757 2744862-149
R Compton & B Evans10577766677 766549163
S Pairfait & S Shepherd113171574554 24266-2411

Golf Croquet
Division 3
Singles
PLAYERS RESULTS
KM DR MP RJ KD GC PG GA JT BE GL Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 For Against Nett
Kate McLoughlin1 772742277765254-25
Don Rankin24 7267757675585716
Margaret Pedemont364 4775177645460-67
Ron Jones4777 7777777107030401
Kevin Davies54732 47671234365-229
Glenda Chaplyn675447 5566525464-1010
Penny Giersch7757547 57776615654
Gillian Aldridge87775777 77386442222
Judy Tier933526742 7324265-2311
Brenda Evans10376277623 534862-148
Gerda Lambeck116572776777 6615293

Golf Croquet Division 2 Doubles and Singles, 3rd - 6th March 2014

Seven doubles pairs and 11 singles players came to Port Macquarie for the Division 2 Championships. Heavy rain over the previous 3 days had left the lawns slower than expected but they were quite playable and improved as the days passed and the weather became hot and dry.

In the doubles competition, a double round robin of 12 untimed games was played over 2 days. Anne and Greg Freeman and Robyn Compton and Bridget Earle were neck and neck after the first day, but the Freemans continued their strong form the following day, while the other pair fell away in the heat of the second afternoon.

Final standings were :

4th with 6 wins Susan Klecka and Sylvia Andrews (Port Macquarie)
3rd with 6 wins Elaine Coles and Wal Wallington (Forster)
2nd with 8 wins Robyn Compton (Maitland) and Bridget Earle (Port Macquarie)
1st with 10 wins Anne and Greg Freeman (Port Macquarie)

The singles competition was a single round robin of 10 games and was a much tighter affair. Bernie McAlary was the only unbeaten player after the first day. Michael Bone did enormous damage to the leaders during the final afternoon, beating both players who were at the time in first and second places; unfortunately he had too much ground to make up after a disappointing start.

The final result was decided on a countback with 4 players having 7 wins from 10 games. All players had found it difficult to maintain their form over 2 warm and humid days.

4th Bernie McAlary (Wollongong)
3rd Debbie Morgan (Sutherland)
2nd Anne Freeman (Port Macquarie)
1st Herman Camphuis (Port Macquarie)

A highly successful 4 days for the home club, both as players and as hosts. The venue attracted players from the Mid North Coast, the Hunter, Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra. A rolling draw meant that the untimed games were completed before 4pm each day. Club members provided snacks and drinks and enough referees for every game to have a qualified referee in charge. The tournament referees, Trevor Thornton and John Hincks, had few problems to resolve and Jim Hicks was on hand to ensure that the handicap cards were correctly completed. Finally, everyone knew that if Bridget Earle was the venue manager, all would run smoothly ...and it did.

The Port Macquarie Croquet Club thanks Croquet NSW for the opportunity to host a state title; it hopes that other country clubs will follow suit.

John Hincks

Golf Croquet
Division 2
Doubles
PLAYERS RESULTS
A&GF SK&SA LD&JC EC&WW RC&BE R&MG BE&DM Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 For Against Nett
Anne & Greg Freeman 1 7
7
7
7
7
7
7
5
4
7
7
7
107962171
Susan Klecka & Sylvia Andrews 24
5
 7
7
5
7
6
7
7
3
7
6
67172-14
Lyn Dimech & Janine Crellin 34
5
5
5
 7
7
5
5
7
7
3
5
46573-86
Elaine Coles & Wal Wallington 43
5
7
5
1
5
 6
7
7
7
7
7
6676613
Robyn Compton & Bridget Earle 56
7
7
6
7
7
7
5
 7
7
7
6
8797092
Robert & Mary Greig 67
4
6
7
5
6
2
5
6
6
 7
7
46872-45
Brenda Evans & Debbie Morgan 76
6
3
7
7
7
3
4
3
7
3
6
 46276-147

Golf Croquet
Division 2
Singles
PLAYERS RESULTS
BM AF EC WW MB LD AF HC DP DM BE Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 For Against Nett
Bernie McAlary 1 43767777777625574
Anne Freeman 27 77377576776346172
Elaine Coles 376 5775755345758-18
Wal Wallington 4557 77775376605285
Michael Bone 57764 7637675605647
Lyn Dimech 635245 7113313468-3411
Adrienne Fazekas 7617375 355734965-169
Herman Camphuis 85755777 77776442221
Doug Parkinson 952772774 776555416
Debbie Morgan 10577777726 776251113
Brenda Evans 115273575342 24362-1910

NSW Womens GC Singles Championship, 29th - 30th March 2014

A reduced field of six players fought out the 2014 Women’s GC Championship at Tempe on 29-30 March. The outcome was only decided in the final game - congratulations to Ros Johnstone, who won by beating early front-runner Barb Piggott both times they played in the double round robin. A pleasing feature was the range of participants, from State players through to Dianne Bonnitcha on a 10 handicap. Sutherland CC provided half the field, and a crowd of spectators, which morphed into a GC coaching session by Barb Piggott after play on Sunday.

Thanks to Wendy Fothergill in her first time as a Tournament Referee; John Eddes, Kath Coull & Peter Freer for refereeing; and Peter Freer as Tournament Manager.

NSW Womens
GC Singles Championship
PLAYERS RESULTS
BP RJ NT BW DM DB Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 For Against Nett
Barb Piggott1 6
3
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
86543222
Ros Johnstone27
7
 3
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
96646201
Nerida Taylor35
6
7
5
 3
4
7
7
7
7
5585263
Brenda Wild43
3
6
5
7
7
 6
7
7
7
5585354
Debra Morgan55
2
6
4
3
5
7
6
 7
6
25166-155
Dianne Bonnitcha62
3
2
2
1
5
2
3
4
7
 13169-386

NSW Mens GC Singles Championship, 31st March - 3rd April 2014

On Monday 31 March, 16 eager GC male players fronted up early for an 8am start in the Singles. The competition was a round robin within each of two blocks of eight seeded players.

On Tuesday afternoon, after having played 7 hard fought matches, the top 4 in each block headed out for the quarter finals - which, although they were "best of three", none went more than two games - probably all too tired.

Wednesday morning saw the four semifinalists, Nick Macoun, John Levick, Peter Smith and Joe Dimech begin their march to the Final - play starting yet again at 8am with the lawns covered with dew, thus necessitating a brooming.

The Winner was John Levick, Runner Up Peter Smith, 3rd place went to Joe Dimech and 4th to Nick Macoun.

Well done to everyone who participated and congratulations to the finalists, especially to the conqueror John Levick!

There were only two handicap changes - both John Levick and Peter Smith triggered. Well done boys.

Special thanks go to the ever present referees Bev Smith, John Compton, Wendy Fothergill, Ros Johnstone, Kath Coull, Margaret Sawers and Ron Johnstone , who gave up at least one day to help and ensure the game was played in an excellent fashion.

Thanks also to our early morning lawn setter, Nick, who can always be relied upon to have the lawns set up before many of the other players front up for battle.

Thanks again to John Eddes for his development of the draw and for his ongoing assistance at CNSW events.

Obviously we hope that 2015 will have another full field of GC Mens Singles players.

Robyn Compton
Tournament Manager

NSW Mens
GC Singles Championship
Block A
PLAYERS RESULTS
JL NM PS TH GG JB BM RC Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For Against Nett
John Levick1 46777775453692
Nick Macoun27 77776764832161
Peter Smith374 677775453693
Tony Hall4547 77474413744
Goffredo Giacomini56553 77734041-15
John Bennett626535 5713346-137
Bill Munns7671757 633943-46
Richard Christian83254347 12848-208

NSW Mens
GC Singles Championship
Block B
PLAYERS RESULTS
PF JD RJ ST PM DW CL BM Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For Against Nett
Peter Freer1 37775775433492
Joe Dimech27 76777764830181
Ron Johnstone343 4737733542-76
Stephen Thornton4177 734743642-64
Peter Montague55666 4772414107
David Woods671777 475403373
Chris Lavina7656747 73423845
Bernie McAlary84525242 02449-258

NSW Mens
GC Singles Championship
Finals
A1Nick Macoun
 Nick Macoun
7-5, 7-2
 John Levick
7-6, 7-1
 John Levick
7-5, 4-7, 7-5
B4Stephen Thornton
A3John Levick
 John Levick
7-6, 7-6
B2Peter Freer
A2Peter Smith
 Peter Smith
7-3, 7-6
 Peter Smith
7-3, 7-5
B3David Woods
A4Tony Hall
 Joe Dimech
7-3, 7-6
B1Joe Dimech

NSW AC Championships - Mens Open Singles, 16th - 19th May 2014

Over the four days of the NSW AC Men’s Open held last week Trevor Bassett pulled out a sensational and exciting performance. He won the block format tournament undefeated with 11 wins comprising 1 sextuple peel, 5 triple peels, 1 tpo and 4 boring old 26-something peg-out wins. Seeing this sort of performance is inspiring.

Also notable during the comp was the tight battle for second place between Alan Walsh (eventual runner-up with 9 wins) and Ted Salter, Jim Nicholls and Tim Murphy who all finished with 8 wins and at least one triple peel a piece. Tim’s performance is a welcome return to competition after a long break due to sickness and Ted Salter is a rapid improver playing controlled breaks.

It is good to see enthusiastic higher-handicapped players entering a field such as this. The fact that these players actually made breaks and won some games just goes to prove that it does not matter how fabulous your opponent, if you hit the lift and make a break the mouse can beat a tiger.

Alix Verge
Pseudo Manager

NSW AC Championships
Mens Open Singles
PLAYERS RESULTS
JN TB AH AW SH TS KB KE JB MH TM DS Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 For Against Nett
Jim Nicholls1 232613262617262126182682481441043
Trevor Bassett226 2626tp26tp26tp26tp26tpo2626sxp26tp26112861241621
Alan Honey3021 2226242626252620266242188546
Alan Walsh426226 26122626tp2626262692481321162
Stephen Howes513361 2616720105252132251-11910
Ted Salter601025269 2626tp262623238220169515
Kenn Boal713219162612 026tp312263164234-709
Ken Edwards811206026126 26260225164183-197
John Bartrop9171324124423 112222123262-13911
Mike Hughes1016213526626826 1626tp4170202-328
Tim Murphy112202692621262626tp19 26tp8227154734
David Stanton120911310111791436 093274-18112

Gold Singles, 20th - 24th May 2014

Gold Singles PLAYERS RESULTS
RH GD MM JE SN SJ Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 For Against Nett
Ron Humpherson1 131923151128187-64
Greg Deakin219  1981215891-335
Michael Mills318  2201705789-326
Jim Elston4192626 2615411265471
Sue Nichols51826268 26410485192
Stewart Johnston61326181316 3868153

NSW AC Handicap (Beryl Chambers Trophy), 6th - 9th June 2014

NSW AC Handicap
Beryl Chambers Trophy
PLAYERS RESULTS
RF WS GD RB DS GD RS Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 For Against Nett
Roberta Flint1 1714131811164898182
Wal Stone26 14101571136391-285
Greg Deakin31613 21214263101107-64
Ron Buist4121513 21142139677193
David Surridge51110268 112028698-126
Gareth Denyer62626261913 21613157741
Robyn Suttor710101461010 060115-557

Silver Singles, 5th - 9th May 2014

Silver Singles PLAYERS RESULTS
RB SM MC PG GD AJ JC VL Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For Against Nett
Ron Buist1 121215718142280123-437
Steve Miles220 2417122618205137102353
Matt Carden31616 211820911411110835
Pat Gilchrist410187 514712273105-326
Gareth Denyer526201512 201826613765721
Alfred James6237103 98042144-1028
John Campey7231517101025 10411088224
Val Lloyd826182620102113 513489452

NSW GC Championships - Open Doubles, 20th - 22nd June 2014

On Friday 20 June, 14 pairs met in good weather for the CNSW Open Doubles (3 Day) Tournament. Each pair played 13 single game matches in round robin format. The games were untimed, and, despite hustling and bustling some games were deferred due to nightfall.

The same thing happened on Saturday when night came too quickly. This meant we had 3 rounds plus a collection of deferred games to be played before the Semifinals and Final. It also meant the Semifinals and Final were reduced from the proposed 19 point games to 13 point single games.

At the end of the rounds and lots of close games the four pairs left to do battle were: Alison Sharpe and Chris Lavina, Joe and Lyn Dimech, Peter and Rosemary Landrebe, and, John Eddes and Debra Morgan (who emerged from the pack ahead of the Compton / Smith combination).

In the Semifinals - Pete and Rosie defeated Joe and Lyn (7/6) and Alison and Chris defeated John and Debbie.

The Final was an interesting battle with Alison and Chris the victors over Peter and Rosie. Congratulations!

Congratulations to all 14 pairs on the standard of play, tenacity, and for their helpfulness in ensuring the competition proceeded smoothly.

Special thanks and appreciation to those who: came bearing food, helped set up and clear the lawns and chairs, and, who worked hard keeping the Concordia children off the lawns.

Our 3-Day referees Bev Smith and Wendy Fothergill were kept very busy and did their usual great job. Ingrid Cohen assisted on the last day and her work was appreciated.

Obviously the timing of this event was popular as it offered a lead-in to other division 1 events. But, we may need to allow four days in the 2015 Calendar to overcome the problem of the late finishings.

Thanks again to everyone for their help and sportsmanship.

Robyn Compton
Tournament Manager and Tournament Committee Chairperson

NSW GC Championships
Open Doubles
Block
PLAYERS RESULTS
P&RL AS&CL JC&PS R&RJ JB&GD PG&PM Ad&RC GG&JC JP&RC CH&BM TM&BW JE&DM B&MM J&LD Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 For Against Nett
Peter & Rosie Landrebe1 2777777773777118257253
Alison Sharpe & Chris Lavina27 777777777775128950391
John Compton & Peter Smith364 6677277777577866125
Ron & Ros Johnstone4267 437766747557178-710
John Bennett & Gareth Denyer55477 65744775657477-39
Pam Gentle & Peter Montague633477 6473253535985-2613
Annette duPreez & Richard Christian7422477 244543525388-3514
Goffredo Giacomini & Jack Cohen84276477 7756645727208
John Pace & Robyn Compton953277674 1556236084-2412
Carol Hayes & Bernie McAlary10126777747 747577172-16
Tony McArthur & Brenda Wild117325577776 67267172-17
John Eddes & Debra Morgan1236473777777 758777254
Bill & Marie Munns13464167777633 656779-1211
Joe & Lyn Dimech146777777777777 129062282

NSW GC Championships
Open Doubles
Finals
 Peter & Rosie Landrebe
 Peter & Rosie Landrebe
7-6
 Alison Sharpe & Chris Lavina
7-2
 Joe & Lyn Dimech
 Alison Sharpe & Chris Lavina
 Alison Sharpe & Chris Lavina
7-0
 John Eddes & Debra Morgan

Golf Croquet Division 2 Pennants - Finals, 19th June 2014

The Division 2 GC Pennants for 2014 involved 12 teams from 3 geographical regions. At the end of regional play the four teams Maitland Black, Manly, Nowra and Sutherland were to meet in the Finals Series. However, Maitland was unable to field a team and Mosman accepted the invitation to become the fourth team.

So, on Thursday 19 June, the warriors arrived at CNSW Headquarters (Tempe) to do battle. In the first Semifinal the Nowra team (Phil Pickard, David Turvey, Wayne Worrall, Mike McKenzie) played against Mosman (Mary Gibson, Bill Knight, Richard Westgarth, Lyn Day). Nowra won 2/1 and thus proceeded to the Final.

The other Semifinal involved Manly (Natalia Dunkley, Don Dunkley, Annette Du Preez, Roseanne White) and Sutherland (Tony McArthur, John Cole, Debbie Morgan, Gareth Denyer). Sutherland won 3/0 - so, into the Final.

The Final was a real tussle with the Doubles going to the Sutherland team and both Singles going to 3 games and victory in both to Nowra.

Congratulations to the winners, Nowra, and the runners-up, Sutherland, for your excellent play and sportsman (person)ship.

Thanks go to all players who fought out the rounds. The competition was, in the main, a close tussle in each region.

Special recognition and thanks go to the Referees (Bev Smith, Peter Smith, John Pace, Margaret Sawers and John Compton) who spent most of the day on the lawns.

I would also like to thank David Stanton for his dedication and expertise in collecting and collating the round results whilst I was overseas. Without his work the results would have been a mess. Thanks David!

CNSW hopes that 2015 is as successful as, and even bigger than, 2014.

Robyn Compton
GC Pennants Organiser and Tournament Committee Chairperson

For detailed results visit croquetscores.com.

SEMI FINALS
Nowra vs Mosman
Phil Pickard/ David Turvey7-2Mary Gibson/ Bill Knight
 7-4 
Wayne Worrall7-2Richard Westgarth
 7-6 
Mike McKenzie7-3Lyn Day
 6-7 
 3-7 
2Matches1
5Games2
44Hoops31
     
Sutherland vs Manly
Tony McArthur/ John Cole7-4Natalia Dunkley/ Don Dunkley
 7-5 
Debbie Morgan7-3Annette Du Preez
 7-4 
Gareth Denyer7-6Roseanne White
 7-3 
3Matches0
6Games0
42Hoops25
     
FINAL
Nowra vs Sutherland
Phil Pickard/ David Turvey3-7Tony McArthur/ John Cole
 5-7 
Wayne Worrall4-7Debbie Morgan
 7-6 
 7-2 
Mike McKenzie3-7Gareth Denyer
 7-6 
 7-5 
2Matches1
4Games4
43Hoops47

Golf Croquet Division 3 Pennants - Finals, 26th June 2014

In 2014, 12 teams from 3 geographical regions participated in the Div 3 GC Pennants. At the end of play the four teams to meet in the Finals Series were Canberra, Mosman Blue, Mosman White and Nowra.

So began a very busy day... Thursday 26 June, when they came by car loads to CNSW Headquarters (Tempe) ready for Semifinal action.

In the first Semifinal, the Nowra Team (Fay Marks, Ann Worrall, Glyn Williams and Terry Hoffman) played against Mosman White (Ron Barratt, John Owen, Michael Morton-Evans and Tim Stafford), with Nowra proving too strong and winning 3/0.

The second Semifinal (played concurrently with the first semifinal) was between Canberra (Margo Davies, Gerda Lambeck, Andrew Davies and Judy Tier) and Mosman Blue (Jenny Willis, Marjorie Lehmann, Rob Wright and Ralda Kirton). After many hours play, Canberra won 2/1 in a really close tussle.

The Final was equally enthralling, with the winners being determined late in the afternoon on completion of the Doubles match.

The Winners of Div 3 GC Pennants were Nowra... 2 matches to 1, and close on games and points.

Congratulations to both teams on their success in 2014.

It is of note that Nowra will be collecting both Div 3 and Div 2 Golf Croquet Shields at the end of the year. Well done!!! A feat not often achieved.

Thanks to the Referees (Bev Smith, John Compton, Margaret Sawers and myself) who spent many hours officiating.

Congratulations go to all players who took up their mallets to compete in Pennants for 2014. Obviously we hope to see you in Pennants in 2015.

Robyn Compton
GC Pennants Organiser and Tournament Committee Chairperson

For detailed results visit croquetscores.com.

SEMI FINALS
Canberra vs Mosman Blue
Margo Davies/Gerda Lambeck7-5Jenny Willis/Marjorie Lehmann
 7-6 
Andrew Davies2-7Rob Wright
 5-7 
Judy Tier7-5Ralda Kirton
 7-6 
2Matches1
4Games2
35Hoops36
     
Nowra vs Mosman White
Fay Marks/Ann Worrall7-3Ron Barratt/John Owen
 7-2 
Glyn Williams7-2Michael Morton-Evans
 5-7 
 7-0 
Terry Hoffman7-2Tim Stafford
 7-6 
3Matches0
6Games1
47Hoops22
     
FINAL
Canberra vs Nowra
Margo Davies/Gerda Lambeck5-7Fay Marks/Ann Worrall
 6-7 
Andrew Davies4-7Glyn Williams
 5-7 
Judy Tier7-3Terry Hoffman
 7-4 
1Matches2
2Games4
34Hoops35

Golf Croquet Division 1 Pennants, 7th - 10th July 2014

Seven (7) teams - one down from the original eight registered - took up the challenge of the Division 1 GC Pennants program.

The teams were Maitland Black, Killara, Cammeray, Sydney, Sutherland, Southern and Canberra.

Some matches were held earlier than the three-day carnival which was held at both CNSW Headquarters (Tempe) and Sutherland.

Despite the coolness of winter, the three day program was, again, highly successful. Each team was out to show their croquet expertise and to defeat the opposition.

Special thanks goes to the Committee and Members of Sutherland Club for allowing us to use their three lawns for the three days. Your assistance was greatly appreciated. Thanks also for the provision of all day food.Thanks also to the "helpers" from the Southern and Canberra teams who ensured the necessary "paperwork" was in operation. Also, to the "lawn magicians" who, each day, set up the lawns ready for action.

Once again the team of referees who presided over the matches - Bev, Wendy, Jacky, Rayna, Fay, Kath, Lynda, Lorraine - and the player referees who found the time to do some refereeing - were greatly appreciated by the players and the Tournament Committee. Referees are essential at all levels of competition. Your enthusiasm and commitment to croquet is great!

So, what happened??

Well, after six consecutive years of winning the Div 1 GC Pennants, there was no joy of winning the seventh for Maitland Black. The foursome was toppled by the Canberra team who played too well throughout the whole Pennants program. Congratulations and well done Canberra! Your unbeaten results reflect the quality of your play.

Commiserations to the other teams, especially the dethroned Maitland four.

The results can be found at croquetscores.com.

We hope to see all 2014 participants (and more) in 2015.Thanks to everyone who assisted in the running of the program though their involvement and cooperative effort.

Once again, congratulations Canberra.

Robyn Compton
Tournament Manager, GC Pennants Organiser

NSW GC Division 1 PennantsTestsMatchesGamesHoops
WinsLossesDrawsWinsLossesWinsLossesForAgainstNet
Canberra600153321229221181
Maitland Black510116271625123912
Sydney42012626212692609
Killara3301082422246262-16
Cammeray2406121628235261-26
Sutherland1506111925253257-4
Southern0602161434245301-56

AC Champion of Champions, 11th - 13th July 2014

Association Croquet
Champion of Champions
Block
PLAYERS RESULTS
AV AS AW AH TS TG MH JE Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For Against Nett
Alix Verge1 122624242225265159109502
Alison Sharpe221 261526262626616690761
Alan Walsh31519 26262626265164118463
Alan Honey4172621 92226tp263147136115
Ted Salter52613426 2615164126116104
Ted Griffin61649260 1912286155-697
Mike Hughes7121223141422 142111149-386
John Eddes82495171112 160146-868

Association Croquet
Champion of Champions
Finals
 Alix Verge
 Alix Verge
26-13
 Alix Verge
26-4
 Alan Walsh
 Ted Salter
 Ted Salter
21-18
 Alison Sharpe

Platinum Singles, 27th - 30th May 2014

Platinum Singles PLAYERS RESULTS
MH TH NM SH DS JG PG TG LB BG Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 For Against Nett
Mike Hughes1 2413232626181126136180123572
Tony Hall226 26262626172626269225149761
Nick Macoun3145 17191526189176140155-153
Stephen Howes4222121 2110132226144170178-87
David Stanton54241318 1618412201129199-7010
John Gilhooly61617122615 15182172138170-329
Pam Gentle7191414192121 1915175159175-165
Ted Griffin810201721261918 16234170137336
Larry Bryant9518261122262611 175162148144
Bob Green10761317231124816 3125164-398

NSW Golf Croquet Bronze Medal, 18th - 21st July 2014

Originally 10 players had accepted their invitation from the Selection Committee to play in this event. However, there were 2 late scratchings and the Magnificent 8 arrived ready for an 8am start on Friday 18 July.

Each player had to play a "Best of 3" match against each of the other players.

On Day 1 - Friday - 3 matches were played by each player - finishing close to dusk. Saturday (Day 2), the players had 3 more matches each - this time we finished earlier. On Sunday (Day 3) the players were all keen for their final match and we were finished before Noon.

The standard of play was, as expected, of high quality - with no-one wanting to lose their matches. Such was the tenacity and the desire for points and games!

We were fortunate to have good weather, albeit cold weather, for the three days of play.

The players appreciated having referees - John Eddes, Wendy Fothergill, Stephen Howes, Jacky McDonald, Ros Johnstone, Kath Coull, John Bennett and Robyn Compton. Sincere thanks for giving at least one day to referee.

The results can be viewed on croquetscores.com and it can be seen that there were many close tussles, quite a lot of 7/6 or 7/5 games - reinforcing the quality of play by the 8 combatants.

Peter Freer (Canberra) was the victor and will represent NSW at the ACA Gold Medal in Adelaide from 3-5 September. John Levick (Newcastle) was runner-up, with Joe Dimech (Taree) finishing third from John Compton (Maitland).

Well done to all 8 players - 7 of which were from the country and 3 of which were from Maitland Club.

Congratulations Peter and best wishes and good luck for a successful foray in Adelaide.

Robyn Compton
Tournament Manager

NSW Golf Croquet
ACA Bronze Medal
PLAYERS RESULTS
JL JD PF PS NM DL JC PG Matches
Won
Games
Nett
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For Against Nett
John Levick1 4
5
7
7
7
2
7
7
3
4
7
5
7
6
7
6
7
7
4210510142
Joe Dimech27
7
 3
3
3
2
6
7
7
2
4
7
7
7
7
417991-123
Peter Freer36
5
7
7
 7
7
7
7
7
5
7
7
7
7
7
6910064361
Peter Smith42
7
1
7
7
1
4
 7
3
7
7
7
1
7
3
1
7
6
308595-107
Nick Macoun54
7
7
7
5
6
6
5
5
7
4
 5
7
6
7
7
7
7
3010910095
Doug Leabeater65
7
5
7
7
3
7
2
1
6
7
4
7
 3
7
2
7
7
3094103-96
John Compton77
6
7
6
6
3
4
7
3
7
4
5
7
4
7
 7
6
7
4-210310304
Pam Gentle85
6
4
6
3
6
7
6
7
3
5
6
3
6
7
6
 1-1086104-188

Golf Croquet Division 1 Singles and Doubles, 27th July - 1st August 2014

In perfect weather the CNSW GC Division 1 Singles and Doubles were held at Forster Croquet Club from 27-29 July, and 30-31 July respectively.

Forster had applied in 2013 to host and help run the events for CNSW in 2014. CNSW has found that by taking some events to country centres there has been increased participation in the events.

So, on Sunday 27 July, 22 Golf Croquet players began their quest for the Singles Trophy for 2014. The players represented Toronto, Taree, Urunga, Canberra, Newcastle, Sutherland, Forster, Mt Sugarloaf, Maitland, Port Macquarie, Sydney and Killara clubs. Two groups of 11 players played a group single game round robin with the top two players from each group playing Best of 3 Semifinals and Finals.

After two days of battle the semifinalists were: Joe Dimech (Taree), John Levick (Newcastle), Ron Johnstone (Sutherland) and Peter Freer (Canberra). Semi 1 saw John Levick defeat Ron Johnstone, and in Semi 2 Peter Freer defeated Joe Dimech. The defeated semifinalists were keen to play off for 3rd and 4th places - this does not happen very often. So, in front of a crowd of more than 50 spectators, battle began on two lawns. And the outcome - First, was John Levick; Second, Peter Freer; Third, Joe Dimech with Ron Johnstone fourth. Congratulations to all 22 players, especially to the finalists.

Hard on the heels of the Singles, the Doubles event was held on 30th and 31st July, with 11 pairs competing in a single game round robin format. Once again, the competitors came from Canberra, Maitland, Taree, Port Macquarie, Newcastle, Urunga, Forster, Toronto, Sutherland, Mt Sugarloaf and Killara Croquet Clubs. Again, in front of over fifty spectators each day, competition was focused and fierce for the Doubles Trophy. The winners were Peter Freer (Canberra) and Stephen Thornton (Maitland), who by winning their final match, beat John Compton (Maitland) and Peter Smith (Maitland) for the title. Once again, congratulations to the winners and especially to all players.

Special mention should be made of the tremendous ways in which Forster Croquet Club helped ensure the events were extremely successful. The friendship and assistance given was superb - just what we had hoped for. Thanks also to the fourteen referees who assisted over the five days, especially the group from Forster who took to the lawns every day for the whole series. Obviously thanks go top those referees who travelled to assist.

There were several handicap changes - not unexpected since there were 176 games of croquet played during the events. Full results can be found on croquetscores.com for the Singles and Doubles events or on the CNSW website in the Results section.

Robyn Compton
Tournament Manager and CNSW Tournament Committee

Golf Croquet
Division 1 Doubles
PLAYERS RESULTS
PF&ST JC&PS JD&JH JL&BP PC&BM SC&GI BM&JC R&RJ TM&BW JH&TT GD&NM Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 For Against Nett
P Freer & S Thornton1 77777277768645681
J Compton & P Smith25 67777777676648182
J Dimech & J Hicks367 537745775585356
J Levick & B Piggott4627 757775766045153
P Coles & B Munns54574 7777676615384
S Coutts & G Innocent642274 6574734864-1611
B McTiernan & J Coates7762147 77776555325
Ron & Ros Johnstone86473674 57535464-109
T McArthur & B Wild954726467 7635465-1110
J Hincks & T Thornton10646777466 635964-58
G Deakin & N Macoun117722263777 55064-147

Golf Croquet
Division 1 Singles
Block A
PLAYERS RESULTS
BM JD BD TH JC JL RJ SC BW BW JH Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 For Against Nett
Bill Munns1 757453737755564-96
Joe Dimech26 77775777786738291
Bob Doepel373 5776775766149123
Tony Hall4647 637567745861-38
John Coates57317 44757755261-97
John Levick672377 7777786140212
Ros Johnstone7777573 65575595815
Sandy Coutts86057447 66735266-1410
Brenda Wild972477277 7165158-74
Barry Wells10667363775 745763-69
John Hincks115436625675 14964-1511

Golf Croquet
Division 1 Singles
Block B
PLAYERS RESULTS
PF PC GI TT TM ST RJ NM RC GD BM Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 For Against Nett
Peter Freer1 777737777796637292
Peter Coles24 22751447734362-199
Graham Innocent347 6745677756050105
Trevor Thornton4477 722767655557-27
Tony McArthur52316 23537413666-3010
Stephen Thornton677777 5477476246163
Ron Johnstone7677777 777796937321
Nick Macoun81773773 6776555414
Richard Christian937577637 5545561-68
Greg Deakin10441533337 513868-3011
Barbara McTiernan112667775477 55859-16

NSW AC Championships - Open Singles, 1st - 4th August 2014

NSW AC Championships
Open Singles
Block A
PLAYERS RESULTS
AV TM CB SH SH NH Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 For Against Nett
Alix Verge1 11171426TP2629475194
Tim Murphy219 20262623411469451
Claire Bassett31822 192619410476282
Steven Harden4262322 2526312287353
Stephen Howes578126 12154122-686
Neil Hardie65516219 147106-595

NSW AC Championships
Open Singles
Block B
PLAYERS RESULTS
SR AW KE MH JB GD Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 For Against Nett
Stephen Richards1 2315262617410762452
Alan Walsh218 26262626412232901
Ken Edwards3134 2221262868513
Mike Hughes40118 261726287-254
John Bartrop584261 13252110-585
Gareth Denyer623001211 14699-536

NSW AC Championships
Open Singles
Finals
 Alan Walsh
 Alan Walsh
26-21, 26tp-14
 Alan Walsh
26-10, 1-26, 26-1
 Claire Bassett
 Tim Murphy
 Tim Murphy
26-2, 13-26, 25-24
 Stephen Richards

NSW AC Championships
Open Singles
3rd/4th Playoff
 Claire Bassett
 Claire Bassett
26-9, 13-26, 26-9
 Stephen Richards

NSW AC Championships
Open Singles
Plate
PLAYERS RESULTS
SH KE AV MH NH JB SH Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 For Against Nett
Steven Harden1 109262626388124-364
Ken Edwards226 726262626513771662
Alix Verge32626tp 162626tp26tp5146311151
Mike Hughes4262019 261120512288343
Neil Hardie5187514 115060148-887
John Bartrop618120619 13168123-556
Stephen Howes71050172523 280116-365

NSW GC Championships - Open Singles, 9th - 12th August 2014

Twelve players in the 2014 NSW GC Open, after some encouragement from the NSW Office to boost the initial field. The need to save leave for the coming GC Nationals deterred people who were working. The threatened rain held off, and it was fine clear sunny weather for all 3 days. Peter Freer (Canberra CC) was the undefeated leader after the first day, with no losses, but being pressed by Goffredo Giacomini (Sydney CC) and David Woods (Sutherland CC) who both played well above their handicap. David triggered from 4 to 3 during the tournament, with a net 70 index point haul; and Goffredo picked up a net 109 index points.

However the four into the knockout were the top 4 seeds, leaving Goffredo to take out the Plate from Pam Gentle (Maitland CC) who recovered from a very slow start in the block round. John Levick (Newcastle NP) and Peter Freer lost their semi-finals, despite each winning their initial game in their bo3, and John won third from Peter in another good bo3. Alison Sharpe (Killara CC) won the final against Nick Macoun (Killara CC) 7-5, 7-5 with a superb display of clearing balls from anywhere. Nick confirmed his steady return to form, with his typical careful play, and exuberance after pulling off a difficult shot/jump.

Gareth Denyer (Sutherland CC) gave a solid performance in his first major GC tournament, and will improve further. Richard Christian (RSGC) and Ros Johnstone (Sutherland CC) had mixed results - some great wins, and close losses. Ron Johnstone (Sutherland CC) had a dissapointing tounament, and was often looking frustrated. Bernie McAlary (Wollongong CC) kept the rest of us honest.

Thanks to Wendy Fothergill as TR, and for helping run the event w/o a TM; the other referees; Nick Macoun for setting the hoops every morning (and chasing off illegal dumping in the car park); and Peter Freer for putting the results into croquetscores. The Sunday afternoon crowd at the Concordia Club was boisterous as usual (my favourite was the 4 year old boy repeatedly trying to place kick a glass beer stein off a long run-up, while his parents ignored the loomimg disaster until I couldn’t stand it and intervened) - but the new fences worked pretty well in keeping kids & balls off the courts.

The results can also be found at croquetscores.com.

Peter Freer

NSW GC Championships
Open Singles
Block
PLAYERS RESULTS
PF AS JL NM RJ PG RJ BM GD RC GG DW Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 For Against Nett
Peter Freer1 5557777777787150213
Alison Sharpe27 667777777487252204
John Levick377 57777677797446281
Nick Macoun4777 7777776697553222
Ron Johnstone53464 757746535867-98
Pam Gentle644535 42674414874-2612
Ros Johnstone7351477 6572745465-117
Bernie McAlary82313277 731333969-3011
Gareth Denyer951734775 65535573-1810
Richard Christian10352674577 4435469-159
Goffredo Giacomini114447777777 47655696
David Woods1257277727777 8655695

NSW GC Championships
Open Singles
Finals
2Alison Sharpe
 Alison Sharpe
5-7, 7-5, 7-4
 Alison Sharpe
7-6, 7-5
3John Levick
4Nick Macoun
 Nick Macoun
5-7, 7-6, 7-4
1Peter Freer

NSW GC Championships
Open Singles
3rd/4th Playoff
 John Levick
 John Levick
7-4, 5-7, 7-4
 Peter Freer

NSW GC Championships
Open Singles
Plate
 Pam Gentle
 Pam Gentle
7-3, 3-7, 7-4
 Pam Gentle
4-7, 7-4, 7-6
 Goffredo Giacomini
7-4, 7-4
 David Woods
 Richard Christian
 Richard Christian
7-4, 7-2
 Ron Johnstone
 Goffredo Giacomini
 Goffredo Giacomini
7-5, 7-5
 Goffredo Giacomini
7-6, 7-5
 Bernie McAlary
 Ros Johnstone
 Ros Johnstone
7-5, 7-4
 Gareth Denyer

Selectors 10 (Rita Johnson Trophy), 22nd - 24th August 2014

Selectors 10 PLAYERS RESULTS
NC TS MH TH NM SH DS JE GD Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 For Against Nett
Nick Chapman1 15262626262626167187621251
Ted Salter220 202622262226267188109792
Mike Hughes31522 620262626266167108593
Tony Hall401626 16192626264155125305
Nick Macoun5313222 151615143100143-436
Stephen Howes61016212617 2623265165149164
David Stanton74118121512 145081179-989
Jim Elston80345101526 15178177-998
Gareth Denyer910131217101121 385154-697

NSW GC Handicap Doubles, 23rd - 25th August 2014

Doug Leabeater (Young CC) and Paul Nelson (Canberra CC) combined to win the 2014 NSW H'cap GC Doubles title, with 9 wins from 14 games (double round robin format). Three more pairs were close behind, each on 8 wins - one win off the pace. Robyn Compton & John Pace (both Maitland CC) were runners-up on net points. Eight pairs played, in mostly clear conditions for all 3 days despite rain on some nights. Lawns were dormant in the Canberra winter but very fast and fairly straight, and Atkins quad hoops were used.

Thanks to John Compton as TR; Hilary White and a host of helpers/cooks for the excellent catering; local MHR Andrew Leigh for lending us 2 marquees; Ainslie IGA for donating wine, cheese & fruit for the major raffle prizes; and Peter Freer & Adrienne Fazekas for managing the event (with help from Robyn Compton & John Eddes). Thanks to everyone who pitched in setting up the courts, tents, water points, etc

Peter Freer
Tournament Manager

NSW GC
Handicap Doubles
PLAYERS RESULTS
BW&TM PC&EC DL&PN AD&MD JP&RC JC&HW AF&WF LT&LH Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For Against Nett
Brenda Wild & Tony McArthur1 7
7
7
5
3
7
2
6
7
5
5
7
7
7
8827933
Peter Coles & Elaine Coles24
3
 6
7
6
4
7
7
7
5
7
2
7
7
77983-46
Doug Leabeater & Paul Nelson36
7
7
5
 7
7
7
4
7
7
7
7
3
4
9858231
Andrew Davies & Margo Davies47
6
7
7
6
6
 4
7
2
7
5
7
4
5
6807917
John Pace & Robyn Compton57
7
6
4
6
7
7
6
 3
3
7
7
7
7
88474102
John Compton & Hilary White64
7
4
7
5
6
7
1
7
7
 7
7
3
7
8797814
Anthony Fernance & Wall Fernance77
4
5
7
4
3
7
3
3
4
6
6
 4
5
36889-218
Lynda Toms & Lorraine Hatfield85
5
5
5
7
7
7
7
3
6
7
6
7
7
 7847775

NSW GC Handicap Singles, 26th - 28th August 2014

Fourteen players in the 2014 NSW GC Handicap Singles, after efforts to boost the initial field. Fear that Canberra would be too cold in August, and/or accommodation too expensive, were the common excuses. The rain actually held off, and it was mostly fine clear sunny weather for all 3 days. Lawns were dormant in the Canberra winter but very fast and fairly straight, albeit with some bobble despite treatment by a heavy roller just before the tournament. Players also enjoyed tackling Atkins quad hoops, which Canberra CC has used on all courts since February 2014.

Format was a single round robin with all 14 players in a single block to give players as many different opponents as possible. Double banking on the 3 courts meant that 2 players had a bye each round, but 6 rounds/day meant that play was finished by 3-4 pm each day. Players were quite adamant after the event that 6 games/day is the maximum acceptable for double banked handicap play; especially since we were lucky with the weather.

The results were nicely balanced after the first day, but Peter Coles (Forster CC) was the clubhouse leader after day 2 - hotly pursued by 4 more players only a single win behind. Peter however successfully defended his NSW H'cap GC Singles title, with Doug Leabeater (Young CC) runner-up also with 10 wins from 13 games, but a few less net points. Doug triggered from GC 2 to GC 1 during the tournament, with a net 70 index point haul. Brenda Wild (Mt Sugarloaf CC) was third; and newcomer Andrew Davies (Canberra CC) was fourth, playing particularly well off GC 8.

Thanks to Tony Hall as TR; Hilary White and a host of helpers/cooks for the excellent catering; local MHR Andrew Leigh for lending us 2 marquees; Ainslie IGA for donating wine, cheese & fruit for the major raffle prizes; and Adrienne Fazekas for actually running the event as Deputy TM and letting me play. Adrienne also bore the brunt of the refereeing; with help from the players and Bob Gingold. Thanks to everyone who pitched in setting up the courts, tents, water points, etc

Peter Freer
Tournament Manager

NSW GC
Handicap Singles
PLAYERS RESULTS
LT GD TM BW AD KM TH PC EK DL EC JT LH PF Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 For Against Nett
Lynda Toms1 347372253655735981-2214
Greg Diprose27 7566676437776787087
Tony McArthur374 4773676656757575010
Brenda Wild4077 47772777479737033
Andrew Davies57757 77675775688372114
Kate McLoughlin657536 4272767756876-812
Tony Hall7777557 55574777786995
Peter Coles87272777 777776108060201
Eddie Kowalski977275274 677767747406
Doug Leabeater10777677727 1777107968112
Elaine Coles117775433557 77367076-69
Judy Tier1275764773565 7557479-511
Lorraine Hatfield13727773644563 346483-1913
Peter Freer146536763775777 67678-28

Bronze Brooch, 9th - 12th September 2014

PLAYERS RESULTS
HS NF DG BG Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 For Against Nett
Heather Smallbone1 11141423943-42
Norman Fisher218 151134429151
David Gibson3128 1303351-184
Bernie Gibson4131022 1453873

NSW AC Bronze Medal, 17th - 19th October 2014

NSW AC Bronze Medal PLAYERS RESULTS
JN SR AW AH TM CB NC TS KE TH Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 For Against Nett
Jim Nicholls1 262602611262626267193115781
Stephen Richards20 262602618262626617416954
Alan Walsh31025 262626262326TP266214154603
Alan Honey4262118 262626261226TP6207131762
Tim Murphy5122624OTP11 1826269213173193-207
Claire Bassett62621212126 262610265203163405
Nick Chapman71526123173 2621263149182-338
Ted Salter818226920210 26263148188-409
Ken Edwards93130262626269 74136182-466
Tony Hall1059192668026 290210-12010

GC Champion of Champions, 17th - 19th October 2014

And the winner is ...... Peter Freer, from Canberra Croquet Club!

Congratulations to Peter and to the other six (6) Club Champions who played a Best of 3 format Round Robin at CNSW Headquarters from Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 October 2015.

Some matches were over in two, but many went to three games. The longest match was 3 ˝ hours. Many of the matches were hard fought, with neither combatant wanting to lose. Such tenacity!! Thirteen games were 7/6, and eleven were 7/5.

In the end the result was determined by the last match of the event - with Alison Sharpe the runner up by the close margin of 3 net games..... thus installing Peter Freer as CNSW Champion of Champions.

Thanks again to all players for their assistance in the smooth running of the event. Special thanks go again to the Referees - Bev Smith, Peter Smith, John Compton, Kath Coull and myself. We know the players recognise the expertise and time given to them and to CNSW by people who are willing to referee.

Hopefully, October 2015 will see more entries. It would be great to have a field of at least a dozen Club Champions contesting the event.

Robyn Compton
Tournament Manager

GC Champion of Champions PLAYERS RESULTS
PF JD AS JB JP GG TT Matches
Won
Games
Nett
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 For Against Nett
Peter Freer1 7
7
4
7
6
7
7
7
7
7
5
7
7
7
589264281
Joe Dimech26
6
 7
4
2
7
7
7
4
7
7
7
7
6
7
439177143
Alison Sharpe37
3
7
4
7
7
 6
7
7
7
7
7
7
5
3
559179122
John Bennett44
6
2
5
7
5
6
 7
5
5
2
4
5
5
0-106895-277
John Pace54
4
4
7
4
5
2
5
7
7
 6
3
7
6
7
2-57896-186
Goffredo Giacomini62
7
3
3
6
4
6
7
7
7
7
 5
4
2-36876-85
Trevor Thornton74
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7
4
7
7
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6
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 328081-14

Eva Short Memorial Trophy, 17th - 19th October 2014

Eva Short
Memorial Trophy
PLAYERS RESULTS
AS PG BM JP BP Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 For Against Nett
Alison Sharpe1 26262626410433711
Pam Gentle218 16162637658182
Barbara McDonald348 72214170-294
Jean Pack461421 1115266-143
Barb Piggott5510717 13985-465

Gold Handicap Singles, 8th - 11th November 2014

Gold
Handicap
Singles
PLAYERS RESULTS
BM GD DS Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 For Against Nett
Barbara McDonald1 14
10
8
13
14557-123
Gareth Denyer219
13
 15
20
46750171
David Surridge316
9
14
12
 15156-52

Schools Championships, 30th November 2014

The 8th annual schools competition was held at Chatswood Croquet Club on Sunday 30th November. Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances no primary students were available but eleven secondary students were there – 10 boys and 1 girl representing five schools.

The players were divided into 2 blocks, followed by semi-finals and a final. All games were Golf Croquet 13 point and all were played in excellent spirit. There were flashes of brilliance from all players but at times the tactics needed to improve.

In the Block Rounds Charlie Sharpe (Knox Grammar) and Lana Sexton (Narrabeen Sports High) were both undefeated. In the Semi-finals Lana defeated Alex Duffy 7 – 5 and the Sharpe boys had a battle with Simon winning 7 – 5.

That left Lana and Simon to play the final while the other 2 played off for 3rd and 4th.

Lana emerged the winner 7 -3 and Charlie finished 3rd .

All students were presented with Certificates, the winner and runner up with medallions and thanks to the CNSW executive we could also present a lovely perpetual trophy.

Thanks are due to Chatswood Croquet Club, Bev and Peter Smith, Alison Sharpe and Geof McDonald. Without their assistance these days could not be held. Maybe in future years we will have so many competitors we will need an extra day.

Jacky McDonald
Director of School Croquet

See photos...

Schools
Championships
Block A
PLAYERS RESULTS
CS LB AD TC AG Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 For Against Nett
Charlie Sharpe1 777742810181
Lachlan Back23 6772232123
Alex Duffy357 773262242
Tom Colfer4114 501128-175
Adam Goodge51657 11926-74

Schools
Championships
Block B
PLAYERS RESULTS
JN SS MP LS WT DB Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 For Against Nett
Jayden Newman1 276773292273
Simon Sharpe27 747743218142
Max Poignand334 41501735-186
Lana Sexton4777 7753522131
Will Tingey53374 612329-65
Dhruv Behl622747 22232-104

Schools
Championships
Finals
A1Charlie Sharpe
 Simon Sharpe
7-5
 Lana Sexton
7-3
B2Simon Sharpe
B1Lana Sexton
 Lana Sexton
7-5
A2Alex Duffy

Silver Doubles, 5th - 9th May 2014

Silver Doubles PLAYERS RESULTS
RB&JB JC&MB MC&CB VL&EN RF&HS Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 For Against Nett
Ron Buist & Janet Bell1 181213715061-114
John Campey & Margaret Burke215 12101315062-125
Matt Carden & Charles Britton3158 12714251-93
Val Lloyd & Elizabeth News4151514 1746142191
Roberta Flint & Heather Smallbone51621137 35744132

NSW AC Championships - Womens Open Singles, 27th - 29th June 2014

NSW AC Championships
Womens Open Singles
Block
PLAYERS RESULTS
AS AV RL CB AQ BM RN Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 For Against Nett
Alison Sharpe1 121426262626413074563
Alix Verge226 2326262626615356971
Rosemary Landrebe32613 26222626413981582
Claire Bassett41077 2626TP26TP310290124
Anne Quinn52152512 2420398115-175
Barbara McTiernan658507 26151135-846
Rosemary Newsham7517087 028150-1227

NSW AC Championships
Womens Open Singles
Finals
 Alison Sharpe
 Rosemary Landrebe
21-18
 Rosemary Landrebe
25-17
 Rosemary Landrebe
 Claire Bassett
 Alix Verge
26-6
 Alix Verge

NSW AC Championships - Open Doubles, 16th - 17th August 2014

NSW AC Championships
Open Doubles
Block
PLAYERS RESULTS
JN&NC TH&CB TM&JP P&RL Games
Won
Points Place
1 2 3 4 For Against Nett
J. Nicholls & N. Chapman1 26172226551142
T. Hall & C. Britton214 14903777-404
T. Murphy & J. Pack32225 1936644221
P. & R. Landrebe4152613 1545043

NSW AC Championships
Open Doubles
Finals
 J. Pack & T. Murphy
 J. Pack & T. Murphy
23-14, 11-24, 17,11
 N. Chapman & J. Nicholls

NSW AC Championships
Open Doubles
3rd and 4th
 R. & P. Landrebe
 R. & P. Landrebe
26tp(RL)-1, 26-12
 C. Britton & T. Hall

Association Pennants, Finals 22nd - 28th July 2014

Premier PennantsTestsGamesHoops
WinsLossesWinsLossesForAgainstNet
Cammeray20164450248202
Canberra1191135332429
Killara02515237468-231
 
Gold PennantsTestsGamesHoops
WinsLossesWinsLossesForAgainstNet
Cammeray307218310182
Mosman0327101183-82
 
Silver PennantsTestsGamesHoops
WinsLossesWinsLossesForAgainstNet
Chatswood319319413361
Strathfield3175141159-18
Cammeray226618416717
Sutherland2248160181-21
Mosman0448152191-39
 
Bronze PennantsTestsGamesHoops
WinsLossesWinsLossesForAgainstNet
Strathfield6013522716760
Manly51144282166116
Killara338101811756
Cammeray 124991731649
Cammeray 224711156210-54
Sutherland24711179213-34
Mosman15513129232-103