Australia Day kicked off with a wonderful game of Golf Croquet last Tuesday, 26 January. Twenty-Nine players, including visitor Des Wykes from Yeoval, enjoyed the special day.
The winners of three games were John Browne, John Cole, John MacCullagh, Rob-in Pols, Kevin Rube and Bill Scott.
Big wins 10 – 3 Geoff Coles and Jeff Liebich, Kevin Rubie and Bill Scott, John MacCullagh and John Cole, John Browne. 9 – 4 Neville Spry, John Browne and John Cole, John MacCullagh and Ray Burridge.
Close Games were:
• Colleen Liebich and Libby Smart 7, Marie Spry and Harley Stewart 6.
• John Cole and Merv Langfield 7, Elvy Quirk and Bob Murray 6.
• Kevin Rubie and Des Wykes 7, Evelyn Mahlo and John Farah 6.
• Mal Smith 7, Bill Scott and Alex Todd 6.
• Elvy Quirk and Geoff Coles 7, Libby Smart and Alex Todd 6.
• John MacCullagh and Marie Spry 7, John Littlejohn and John Job 6.
• Robin Poles and John Farah 7, John Allegri and Mal Smith 6.
• Kevin Rubie and Mal Smith 7, Merv Langfield and Des Wykes 6.
There were 29 players for Aussie Croquet on Saturday, 30 January with Ray Burridge, John Cole, Doreen Rogers and Kevin Rubie taking the three wins.
Big Wins were Dorelle Scott and Jill Rubie, Harley Stewart and Colleen Liebich, Kevin Rubie and John Cole, and Neville Spry with 14-9.
Close games were:
• Lorraine Todd 14, Elvy Quirk 13.
• Kevin Rubie and Cheryle Toohey 14, John Allegri and John MacCullagh 13.
• Ray Burridge and Bob Murray 14, Barry White and Geoff Coles 13.
• Judy Ellis and Ray Burridge 14, Colleen Liebich and Bob Murray 12.
• Doreen Rogers and Barry White 14, Joan Littlejohn and Jeff Liebich 12.