The Croquetwest State Handicap Singles

The Croquetwest State Handicap Singles were held in Geraldton on the 8th, 9th and 10th January 2016. A Geraldton Croquet Club player, Paul Christmass topped the list in the round robin draw of 17 games. Second place was held by Martin Clarke from Mandurah, a regular player in the state squad.

Martin Clarke, left above, won the competition, defeating Paul Christmass, pictured at right, in a best of three games playoff. Martin began his croquet playing career at Geraldton Croquet Club.

Visiting Players

l-r Owen Keane (East Fremantle), Ed Parravicini (Forrest Park), Torben Bek (Forrest Park), Martin Clarke (Mandurah), John Doepel (Forrest Park), and Dorothy Bull from York.

l-r Owen Keane (East Fremantle), Ed Parravicini (Forrest Park), Torben Bek (Forrest Park), Martin Clarke (Mandurah), John Doepel (Forrest Park), and Dorothy Bull from York.

Rankings at completion of round robin series

The Geraldton Croquet Club thanks the many members who dressed courts, provided wonderful afternoon teas, set up the clubrooms for our dinners, prepared excellent meals, provided refereeing services and managed the competition. Well done all! You have done the club proud.

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Martin Clarke playing a jump shot in the final against Paul Christmass.