Nelson Bay Croquet Club results

State Pennants.
State Pennants.


Nelson Bay Croquet Club

Estia Health Tea_Gardens_Market Day_M21_ADVERT (2)NELSON Bay Croquet Club was established in 1996 and, despite playing regional pennants competitions, has never played in the Croquet NSW State Pennants … until this year. In 2018, the Club will field teams in Division 2 and Division 3. The first round has to be completed by 31st May and Nelson Bay Division 2 start their competition with a home match against Toronto on Sunday 8th April, while Division 3 open with a home match against Maitland on Monday 16th April.

Each match comprises two singles games and a doubles game involving 4 players from each team. Each game is the best of 3 13-point games. The finals will be played at Croquet NSW headquarters at Tempe in Sydney in June 2018.

On Wednesday 28th March the State Pennant teams held the first of a number of practice sessions under Club Captain Trevor Black who covered a number of aspects of playing at this level [the attached photographs are taken from the practice session].

The Nelson Bay teams comprise:

Division 2                                     Division 3

Linda Butler                               Barry Elliott

Karen Lilly                                     Liz Friend

Cheryl Lloyd                              Peter Gordon

Warren Sharp                          Laurie Lawson

Sandy Tawa                         Jan Puckeridge

Susan Tims                                 Jeanette Robertson

David Wilson                            Jim Timbs


By David & Penny WILSON

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