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Croquet Tasmania pulled out all shots last week...

In the lead up to the Golf Croquet Gold Medal, Men's and Women's Singles and the fiercely fought Interstate Shield, Croquet Tasmania went to Government House in Hobart.

Tasmania's Team with the Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency, Professor Kate Warner, AM

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Check to see if you have entered the GC Men's and Women's Singles!

Entries to the GC Men's and Women's Singles being held in Tasmania closed at the end of last month. If you think you have entered and your name does not appear on the list please contact Peter Freer Chair of the Events Committee.

What are you going to wear as you play on the lawns in Hobart and Launceston?

Croquet Tasmania has extended the closing date for ordering shirts until Friday 14 August.

Be the best dressed when you compete in Hobart and Launceston!

Croquet Tasmania have shirts for sale

but you only have a week to order!

Remember to book your place if wish to attend –

Function at Government House – awarding of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals and welcome for Men’s Singles – Thursday 17 September at 6pm.

Welcome function for Women’s Singles – Thursday 17 September at 4pm

Mayoral Reception and Presentation of the Teams for the ISS – Tuesday 22 September at 5.30pm

Notice of Meeting

A Special General Meeting (SGM) of the Australian Croquet Association Inc is being held at 0900 hours on Monday 28 September, 2015 at the Best Western Plus, Earl Street, Launceston, Tasmania.

Individual members, subject to the ACA Constitution, may attend and contribute if invited but have no right to debate or vote at the meeting.

Experience the Opening Ceremony of the Women's AC World Championship

Our eleven women looked very smart in their green blazers as they lined up for the formalities held at the Nottingham Croquet Club on Friday 24 July. Share their experience -

Eleven Australian Women to compete for the title – Women’s AC World Champion

Eight players were awarded ranking places by the World Croquet Federation to compete in the second Women’s AC World Championship being held at the Nottingham Croquet Club from Saturday 25 to Saturday 1 August – Sue Beattie, Kathleen Colclough, Elaine Coverdale, Wendy Dickson, Jannine Hawker, Rosie Landrebe, Anna Miller and Alison Sharpe.

They have now been joined by three more players – Virginia Arney, Rosemary Newsham and Anne Quinn who successfully made it through the Qualifier Who will win the coveted Charles Jones Memorial Trophy?

The Board of Croquet Australia congratulates each player and wishes them every success as they pit their skills against a field of 36 from 12 countries. Current champion is New Zealander, Jenny Clarke.

Jenny Clarke with the Charles Jones Memorial Trophy

Note to Association Croquet Players

The International Laws Committee of the World Croquet Federation has handed down a ruling on Law 53(b)(3). Effective immediately.

Entries are now open for the GC Men’s and Women’s Singles

The Men’s Singles are being held in Hobart from Friday 18 to Monday 21 September and the Women’s Singles in Launceston also from Friday 18 to Monday 21 September. To enter go to The Duffers Tice.

Sandy Bay CC Northern Tasmanian CC - Bob Godfrey and Robyn Wallace

There are several functions being held in conjunction with these tournaments.

Thursday 17 September at 6pm, Government House, Hobart – Awarding of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals and Welcome Function for the Men’s Singles.

Government House, Hobart

Thursday 17 September at 4pm, Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre – Welcome Function for the Women’s Singles.

Tuesday 22 September, Launceston Town Hall – Mayoral Reception and Presentation of Teams for the ISS.

Please note the specific requirements for the functions at Government House and Launceston Town Hall.

To attend go to The Duffers Tice

Sunday 27 September, 6.30 for 7pm, Best Western Hotel, Launceston – ISS Presentation Dinner.

T Shirts will also be available for purchase.

Please keep checking as the Presentation Dinner and Shirt orders will be added to The Duffers Tice site shortly.