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What to do during lockdown

While we are in COVID Level 4 lockdown I decided to sort out some of my United Croquet papers in preparation for the time when I can hand them over to a new club secretary (any offers?). I came across … Continue reading

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Jenny Clarke inducted to the World Croquet Federation Hall of Fame

Congratulations to our club member Jenny Clarke for being inducted into the World Croquet Federation Hall of Fame. Below is the citation on the WCF website Jenny Clarke (New Zealand) began playing croquet whilst studying for her PhD in the … Continue reading

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Margaret Stoddart AC tournament

Margaret Stoddart retirement village sponsors a golf croquet weekend tournament and an association croquet weekend tournament. The AC tournament was held Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September 2020 and was managed by John Yarrall. Saturday was perfect weather for playing … Continue reading

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Margaret Stoddart GC tournament

Margaret Stoddart retirement village sponsors a golf croquet weekend tournament and an association croquet weekend tournament. The GC tournament was held Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2020. The AC tournament will be held Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September … Continue reading

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Visit from Al Noor Mosque

Visit from Al Noor Mosque The Al Noor Mosque, scene of the horrific 15 March shooting. is less than a 10-minute walk from United. We wanted to support them and get to know our neighbours, so we invited them to … Continue reading

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Club Golf Croquet doubles

A Golf Croquet doubles competition was held over a few weeks in September 2018 organised by club captain Pam Hurst. The premier division (0-6) had three pairs and was played as a block. Tony O’Donnell and Bruce McLay won their … Continue reading

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2018 Spring Programme

Click here for a calendar view of events. Sat 15th September 2018 Noon: Pizza lunch 12:30pm: Weeding session 12:45pm Third round of knock-out play. Winners declared, and cups presented. Sun 16th September 2018 8:30am: Spring Tournament for GC. Manager: Tony O’Donnell, Singles open … Continue reading

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New GC Rules

The World Croquet Federation has approved the fifth edition of the GC Rules. New Zealand will use these rules from the beginning of the 2018-19 season. The new rules are in the full yearbook and are also being published as … Continue reading

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AC United Weekend Tournament 24/25 September

The regular AC United Weekend Tournament was held on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September, managed by Chris Clarke. As usual, it was run with an open event and a handicap event. The weather on Saturday was cloudy and cool … Continue reading

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The second United Weekend Golf Croquet Weekend Tournament

The second United September Golf Croquet weekend tournament was held on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September 2016. An AC event has been run in September for several years and will be held 24th and 25th September. The new Golf … Continue reading

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