IT HAS been a week of wins all round but very close matches for Rich River Croquet Clubs pennant teams.
In golf croquet last week Rich River had an exciting win against Euroa. The club was down four games to six with two games remaining. They won the last two games, both 7-6, with the end score of six games each, 71 hoops to 68. Ian Grant won all four of his games.
In association croquet Rich River section one beat Kyabram three games to nil, 33 hoops to 29, with Marjorie Grant scoring 16 hoops to five in her singles game.
Section two had a neck and neck game with Nagambie, winning the match with two games out of three, but with Nagambie actually winning more hoops, 24 to 22.
The Rich River Croquet Club Classic will be held on October 14-16.
The Classic is an open singles golf croquet tournament played in three divisions based on handicaps.
Saturday, October 14 will see handicaps -5 to 5 play, handicaps six to eight will play on Sunday and handicaps nine to 16 will play on Monday.
A number of entries from clubs around Victoria and NSW have been received.
On the following weekend, October 21-22, the club is holding “come and try” days at 2pm.
There is no age restriction and experience is not necessary as instruction will be provided. Flat soled shoes and a sun hat are required.
Thursday, September 28: winner: Ruth Mole, runner up: Allan Cumming. Bev Floyd and Lois Simon scored hoops in one.
Tuesday, 3 October: winner: Gwen Hurst, runner-up: Bev Floyd. Hoops in one to Russell Smyth and Lorraine Kable.