The CCA GC Handicap SIngles tournament was held at Homes Park Croquet club on Sunday 15 October 2017. It was managed by Chris Clarke.
It was run as two blocks of four with the top two from each block playing a supersection and the rest playing a consolation supersection.
In the Blue block, Rosalind Thomson won all her games but the Red block was much closer with three players winning two games.
The consolation supersection was another close block with three players winning two games.
The winner of the tournament was Gus Fernhout of St Martins and the runner-up Rosalind Thomson of United.
Detailed results are on
Go to the
tournament page for past winners.
The GC Knockout finally got underway after the first round was delayed because of wet weather.
On Sunday 15 October Rangiora beat St Martins 14 games to 3.
The other round 1 match between Fendalton Park and Holmes Park is being played Tuesday 17 October.
Cashmere and Hornby will be playing in round 2 scheduled for Sunday 22 October.
Results are published at
As a result of withdrawals and consequent rearrangements, both the AC Interclub draw and the Johnson Draw were changed on 26 September 2017.
A further change to a phone number in the Tuesday AC Interclub and the Yellow Block of the Johnson was made 4 October 2017.
Updated draws are available on the competition pages and below.
CCA AC Interclub Draw 2017 v3
CCA Johnson Draw 2017 v3
The annual interprovincial between Canterbury and South Canterbury was played at the Waireka Croquet Club in Ashburton on Sunday 1 October 2017. Four doubles pairs played three rounds. Each AC game was two hours, stopping on the bell. The winner is the team with the most total points.
Canterbury won 193 to 178. The individual game scores are below.
The winning inter-provincial team
Maurice Sunbeam 13
Carol Kidd 14
Dulcie Pierre 15
Frank Williams 17
Ann Sunbeam 9
Neville Turner 18
Kevin McGlichy 24
Lynn Turner 14
Dulcie Pierre 11
Lynn Turner 18
Ann Sunbeam 24
Carol Kidd 16
Kevin McGlichy 19
Frank Williams 21
Maurice Sunbeam 23
Neville Turner 7
Ann Sunbeam 8
Frank Williams 22
Kevin McGlichy 15
Carol Kidd 21
Maurice Sunbeam 9
Lynn Turner 19
Dulcie Pierre 8
Neville Turner 6
The Division 2B of the GC Interclub started on Friday 29 September.
results are now available on Croquet Scores
The other divisions will start Friday 13 October.
Other information on the GC interclub is at
Canterbury Clubs open their doors for the public to
Give Croquet a Go. This is an opportunity for people of all ages, with or without a sporting background, to try the multiple games of croquet and have an opportunity to meet challenges, to compete and to enjoy for a lifetime. Check out which clubs in the Christchurch region are offering a programme for beginners, on Saturday 30 September. Click on a club below to find its address.
Tony O’Donnell, CCA Senior GC Referee, is offering a morning seminar on Golf Croquet Rules.
Where: United Croquet Club
When: 10am-11:30am Sunday 17 September 2017
Bring: Paper and pencil
GC Rules Poster 2017