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Forthcoming Tournaments:

GC Handicap Doubles: 3-4 Nov 2014
GC Handicap Singles: 5-7 Nov 2014;

Event Description   |  Entry Form
Entries close on 16 October!

Deniliquin, New South Wales

2014 Open AC Championships Doubles: 15-17 Nov 2014
2014 Open AC Championships Singles: 18-23 Nov 2014

Event Description   |   Entry Form
Entries close on 30 October!

Victorian Croquet Centre, Cairnlea, VIC.

Latest News: 

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[12 Oct]  The ACA Office has moved!  Our landlord is still ACT Sport but instead of being based in a converted primary school in the northern suburbs of Canberra we are now residents of the new Brumbies’ (Canberra’s Rugby Union Team) headquarters at the University of Canberra.  Several research institutions are housed in these facilities as well as local sporting groups and the University’s gym.

Physical address:
Building 29
University Drive
niversity of Canberra

The Postal address remains:
PO BOX 254

New Phone number is 0457 678 380

[11 Oct] Expressions of interest are now being sought for the GC President's Eights being held at Cairnlea from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th January, 2015.  If you wish to participate in this tournament please indicate your interest by emailing ACA's National Director of Golf Croquet, on or before Friday 7 November 2014.  Those chosen will be notified as soon as possible after the selection process has been completed.  A non-response by the due date will be considered as 'not able to play'. 
[8 Oct] Five Australians, Terry Ericson, David Wise, Steve Thornton, Graham Wemyss and Bob Godfrey are all engaged in gruelling battles as they compete in the WCF Over 50’s GC WC currently being held in Cairo.  Wishing them all every success as they continue in the competition  - follow their progress on Croquet Scores.
[8 Oct] At the Council Meeting held in September, the ACA’s Strategic Plan was adopted. The plan was a collaboration between the Executive and the six State Associations. It gives a cohesive direction for the Association over the next four years.

[29 Sep]  The Officials for the President’s AC Eights are Tournament Manager, Brian Reither and Tournament Referee, Brian Foley.  The Blocks have been finalised.

[15 Sep] Three Australian teams (Canberra, Tamborine Mountain, Southport) along with 600 competitors from around the world will shortly be travelling to Niigata, Japan for the World Gateball Championship, 26-28 September. See latest details at
[3 Sep] STOP PRESS The AC Selection Committee is asking those players who have not yet expressed an interest in playing in the 2014 President's AC Eights and who would like the opportunity should send an email to the Chair of AC Selection Committee,. Initially your name will be added to the reserve list and if a place becomes available you will be notified straight away.

[20 Aug]  In early June, the President's first newsletter Clips - Executive News was posted on the ACA website with the announcement that it would be produced every two months.  Please read the second edition.  Clips - Executive News
[13 Aug] Minutes for the Executive Meeting held on Wednesday 23 July have bee place on the website
[13 Aug] Entries to the Australian GC Men's and Women's Singles Championships have closed. Please check the list of Players and if your name is missing please contact the . GC Men's Singles - Players and GG Women's Singles - Players
[29 Jul] Scholarship Nominations Close on Monday 25 August, 2014. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship to be taken up during 2015 please complete both the Nomination Form and Nominee Profile and send to the ACA Office either by or mail PO BOX 254, DICKSON ACT 2602. For more information Scholarship 2015.
[23 Jul] Event Description for GC Nationals has been amended.
[20 Jul] Minutes of President's GC Eights Players Meeting have been published.
[17 Jul] Minutes of Executive Meeting held on 25 June 2014 have been published.
[11 Jul] Minutes of GC Open Players Meetings for 2013 and 2014 have been published.
[7 Jul]  The 2015 Tournament Schedule has been updated and now includes dates for NZ Golf Croquet Nationals, NZ Open Championship and the WCF W AC WC.
[2 Jul] The Handbook has been amended following the AGM in March 2014. Document Change Tracking


President’s AC Eights
3–6 Oct 2014
Victorian Croquet Centre, Cairnlea, VIC.

First Eight (Eddie Hunt Trophy): Robert Fletcher (VIC)
Second Eight (Tom Howat Cup): Stephen Richards (NSW)
Third Eight (The Major Tingey Tray): Jannine Hawker (WA)
Women's Eight (Jean Armstrong Bowl): Sue Beattie (TAS)

GC Interstate Shield
10-14 Sept 2014
Adelaide, South Australia

Winner: Victoria
Runner-up: NSW


GC Men’s Singles
6-9 Sept 2014
Adelaide, South Australia

Winner: Chris Mcwhirter (WA)
Runner-Up: Kim Reynolds (WA)
Third: John Van Der Touw (Vic)
Fourth: Lester Hughes (Vic)
Winner Y Event: John Levick (NSW)
Winner Z Event: Martin Clarke (WA)
Winner W Event: David Wise (SA)
Winner Plate: Ned Wilson (SA)
Video (featuring Lester Hughes [Vic])
Video (The Winning Shot)

GC Women’s Singles
6-9 Sept 2014
Adelaide, South Australia

Winner: Anne Quinn (Vic)
Runner-Up: Wendy Dickson (Vic)
Third: Meredith Morgan (SA)
Fourth: Anna Miller (Vic)
Winner Y Event: Alison Sharpe (NSW))
Winner Z Event: Judy Wembridge (Vic)
Winner W Event: Bernie Pfitzner (SA)
Winner Plate: Susan Anderson (WA)
Video (The Winning Shot)

GC Gold Medal
3-5 Sept 2014
Adelaide, South Australia

Winner: John Van Der Touw (Vic)
Silver Medal: Peter Freer (NSW)

  • Qld vs NSW at North Adelaide 2
  • SA vs Tas at Norwood 2
  • SA vs Tas at Norwood 3
  • SA vs Tas at Norwood 4
  • SA vs Tas at Norwood
  • Norwood Croquet Club
  • Qld vs NSW at North Adelaide 7
  • Qld vs NSW at North Adelaide 5
  • Qld vs NSW at North Adelaide
  • Qld vs NSW at North Adelaide 3
  • Serious 'conflab'
  • Qld vs NSW at North Adelaide 4
  • Vic vs WA at SACA HQ 2
  • Vic vs WA at SACA HQ 3
  • Vic vs WA at SACA HQ 4
  • Vic vs WA at SACA HQ 6
  • Vic vs WA at SACA HQ 7
  • Vic vs WA at SACA HQ

Last Day of the GC Interstate Shield