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safety inspection audit

Jan Sage
 

At our recent Club Meeting there was a discussion on the necessity [or otherwise] of a Safety Audit. This would include indicators such as yellow lines and striped tape indicating potential safety hazards, and a marked assembly point in case of fire.
Is there an Audit Form appropriate to the average Croquet Club premises?
Are there any clubs that have carried out such an Audit, that will share there conclusions about the success or necessity of such a procedure please?

Jan Sage - Taree Croquet Club

WCF Womens AC World Championship

 

The inaugural WCF Womens AC World Championship starts tomorrow morning.

Results will be available at http://www.croquetscores.com/tournaments/49.

WCF Womens AC World Championship

 

The inurgral WCF Womens AC World Championship starts on Sunday.

Results will be available at http://www.croquetscores.com/tournaments/49.

ACA President's Eights

 

ACA President's Eights start tomorrow.

http://www.croquetscores.com/tournaments/45

Re: COACHING CLINICS

Pam Hamory
 

Thanks Barb
Best wishes
Pam

On 23/09/2012, at 3:29 PM, Barb Piggott wrote:

COACHING CLINICS
Coaching Clinics for the next month have now been confirmed and details
are listed below. Any Clubs interested in hosting a Coaching Workshop should
contact me to arrange a suitable time. My details are available on the Contacts page of CNSW
Website.
Port Macquarie Croquet Club will be hosting a Golf Croquet general coaching session, which includes
tactics and playing with / against extra turns on Saturday 29th September from 12.30 PM. Jan Sage will also be
in attendance at this session to answer any questions on the Rules of Golf
Croquet. For more information on this session please contact John Hincks from
Port Macquarie.
Gloucester will host a similar session to the one at Port Macquarie on Tuesday
9th October. For more information on this session please contact Carol
Dwyer from Gloucester Club.
Association players have not been forgotten and two of the newly trained
Level 2 Association Coaches will be on hand at Taree on Sunday 30th September
to run a session similar to the two sessions ran at Tempe in July. Association
players on the North Coast are encouraged to attend to enhance their skills and
this session will count as points towards accreditation for any qualified
coaches who attend. Please contact Jan Sage for any additional information
required.
Details of the new system for Golf Croquet Coaches will be available
shortly. Letters will be forwarded to all Club Secretaries with details and a
copy of the letter available to all members on the Coaching page of the
website.

Barb Piggott
SDC

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COACHING CLINICS

Barb Piggott
 

COACHING CLINICS
Coaching Clinics for the next month have now been confirmed and details
are listed below. Any Clubs interested in hosting a Coaching Workshop should
contact me to arrange a suitable time. My details are available on the Contacts page of CNSW
Website.
Port Macquarie Croquet Club will be hosting a Golf Croquet  general coaching session, which includes
tactics and playing with / against extra turns on Saturday 29th  September from 12.30 PM. Jan Sage will also be
in attendance at this session to answer any questions on the Rules of Golf
Croquet. For more information on this session please contact John Hincks from
Port Macquarie.
Gloucester will host a similar session to the one at Port Macquarie on Tuesday
9th October. For more information on this session please contact Carol
Dwyer from Gloucester Club.
Association players have not been forgotten and two of the newly trained
Level 2 Association Coaches will be on hand at Taree on Sunday 30th September
to run a session similar to the two sessions ran at Tempe in July. Association
players on the North Coast are encouraged to attend to enhance their skills and
this session will count as points towards accreditation for any qualified
coaches who attend. Please contact Jan Sage for any additional information
required.
Details of the new system for Golf Croquet Coaches will be available
shortly. Letters will be forwarded to all Club Secretaries with details and a
copy of the letter available to all members on the Coaching page of the
website.
 
Barb Piggott
SDC

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Ballina

Jim Hicks
 

Hi all, Like Roger Evans, I too was playing in the NSW GC H'cap doubles at Ballina
I would like to express my appreciation to the members of the Ballina Cherry St Club
for the excellent way in which the tournament was run. Everyone was made most
welcome. Dick Smith as manager, did a first class job. Lunches were scrumptious.
Lawns were so well prepared. They even got the weather right. Well done !!
Jim Hicks.

CNSW Delegates

 

Hi Everyone,

I am in Ballina at present where we have just completed the CNSW GC
handicap doubles tournament which, incidentally was won by Graham
Innocent (Dubbo) & Ray Vise (Forster). It has been a good event with
24 teams playing in 3 blocks of 8 with some games being played at
Byron Bay and most at Ballina, (who have exceptionally good lawns.)

Tournaments provide an opportunity for each of us to discuss issues
related to operating a club and one such issue is the appointment of
delegates to the CNSW council. Many country clubs are too remote to
have a delegate to attend the CNSW council meetings and so the
constitution allows for such clubs to be represented by a proxy
delegate. Unfortunately many clubs have neither a delegate or proxy
delegate and so they cannot have an input to the running of the
organization.

The CNSW constitution restricts a proxy delegate to only representing
one club and, in an ideal world, each country club would have someone
close enough to Tempe to attend CNSW council meetings (only 4 per
year). The purpose of this email is to find out which clubs would
like to have a proxy delegate and to find enough people to act as
proxy delegates on their behalf.

I am currently the proxy delegate for Sawtell CC but, as I am no
longer the Senior Vice Pres of the organization, it might be more
appropriate for someone else to speak/vote on behalf of the Sawtell
club.

Anyone interested?

Cheers
Roger Evans

Sent from my iPad

Re: Martyn Prins RIP

Max Murray
 

Thanks Peter



Regards
Max M

On 16/09/2012, at 10:20 PM, Peter Freer wrote:

Those of you who knew Martyn Prins will be saddened to hear that he passed
away earlier this weekend after a battle with cancer.



His funeral will be held at Scots Kirk, Mosman at 11am on Wednesday 19th
September.



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Re: Martyn Prins RIP

Peter Freer
 

Those of you who knew Martyn Prins will be saddened to hear that he passed
away earlier this weekend after a battle with cancer.



His funeral will be held at Scots Kirk, Mosman at 11am on Wednesday 19th
September.



Mike Hughes

NSW AC Selectors 10

 

NSW AC Selectors 10 started this morning. Winner of the event receives
entry to NSW leg of ACA Bronze Medal in December 2012.

http://www.croquetscores.com/tournaments/36

Re: Fault or not?

 

Hi Tony,

Thanks for that, Rule 12 (a) is quite clear. We were looking at
striking faults but it is a non-striking fault.
We are now somewhat the wiser.

Cheers
Roger

On 2/09/2012 12:13, Tony Hall wrote:

Dear Roger,

Its a fault in both codes. In AC see Law 28(a)(11). In GC its a
non-striking fault, see Rule 12(a).

Cheers,

Tony

At 10:48 AM 2/09/2012, you wrote:
Roger,
AC or GC? Sounds like a GC game for which I'm not qualified to comment.
Tim

On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Roger Evans <@revoeleco1
<mailto:rfkevans%40gmail.com>> wrote:
Hi Players,
We had a situation yesterday which I hadn't encountered before and
which
two of our refs did not agree on.

The situation was that the striker's ball was close to the left hand
wire of the hoop and another ball was touching the right hand wire of
the hoop.
The striker miss-hit his ball with the mallet striking the left hand
wire of the hoop instead instead of the ball. The strike caused the
hoop to move which caused the ball touching the other leg of the
hoop to
move away from the hoop.

Is this simply a miss-hit in which case the balls would be
replaced but
the striker would not miss a turn, or is it a fault (crush?) which
means
that the striker misses the turn and the opposition decides
whether the
balls should be replaced or left where they landed?

It is probably not a situation which would occur often but it would be
good to get a clear ruling.

Comments appreciated.

Cheers
Roger
Jamberoo CC

Re: Fault or not?

Tony Hall
 

Dear Roger,

Its a fault in both codes. In AC see Law 28(a)(11). In GC its a non-striking fault, see Rule 12(a).

Cheers,

Tony

At 10:48 AM 2/09/2012, you wrote:
Roger,
AC or GC? Sounds like a GC game for which I'm not qualified to comment.
Tim

On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Roger Evans <@revoeleco1> wrote:
Hi Players,
We had a situation yesterday which I hadn't encountered before and which
two of our refs did not agree on.

The situation was that the striker's ball was close to the left hand
wire of the hoop and another ball was touching the right hand wire of
the hoop.
The striker miss-hit his ball with the mallet striking the left hand
wire of the hoop instead instead of the ball. The strike caused the
hoop to move which caused the ball touching the other leg of the hoop to
move away from the hoop.

Is this simply a miss-hit in which case the balls would be replaced but
the striker would not miss a turn, or is it a fault (crush?) which means
that the striker misses the turn and the opposition decides whether the
balls should be replaced or left where they landed?

It is probably not a situation which would occur often but it would be
good to get a clear ruling.

Comments appreciated.

Cheers
Roger
Jamberoo CC

Re: Fault or not?

 

Hi Tim,

Yes, I should have specified but it was a GC game.

Cheers
Roger

On 2/09/2012 10:48, Tim Murphy wrote:
Roger,

AC or GC? Sounds like a GC game for which I'm not qualified to comment.

Tim

On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Roger Evans <@revoeleco1> wrote:

**


Hi Players,

We had a situation yesterday which I hadn't encountered before and which
two of our refs did not agree on.

The situation was that the striker's ball was close to the left hand
wire of the hoop and another ball was touching the right hand wire of
the hoop.
The striker miss-hit his ball with the mallet striking the left hand
wire of the hoop instead instead of the ball. The strike caused the
hoop to move which caused the ball touching the other leg of the hoop to
move away from the hoop.

Is this simply a miss-hit in which case the balls would be replaced but
the striker would not miss a turn, or is it a fault (crush?) which means
that the striker misses the turn and the opposition decides whether the
balls should be replaced or left where they landed?

It is probably not a situation which would occur often but it would be
good to get a clear ruling.

Comments appreciated.

Cheers
Roger
Jamberoo CC








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croquetscores.com: Australian WCF Shield

 

Final changes for Australian WCF Shield reporting have been made.
http://www.croquetscores.com/tournaments/34.

Changes in this release:

- Corrected Summary table to show Net Hoops column.
- Improved navigation. When viewing details of a Test there are links to
every test.

Many thanks to the tournament managers who feed the results into
croquetscores.com. Brian Reither is the WCF Shield tournament manager, many
thanks.

If you have any recommendations for croquetscores.com please email me
directly. Now the WCF Shield changes are complete I can continue work on
the next version which will be available to all tournament managers.

Tim

Re: Fault or not?

 

Roger,

AC or GC? Sounds like a GC game for which I'm not qualified to comment.

Tim

On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Roger Evans <@revoeleco1> wrote:

**


Hi Players,

We had a situation yesterday which I hadn't encountered before and which
two of our refs did not agree on.

The situation was that the striker's ball was close to the left hand
wire of the hoop and another ball was touching the right hand wire of
the hoop.
The striker miss-hit his ball with the mallet striking the left hand
wire of the hoop instead instead of the ball. The strike caused the
hoop to move which caused the ball touching the other leg of the hoop to
move away from the hoop.

Is this simply a miss-hit in which case the balls would be replaced but
the striker would not miss a turn, or is it a fault (crush?) which means
that the striker misses the turn and the opposition decides whether the
balls should be replaced or left where they landed?

It is probably not a situation which would occur often but it would be
good to get a clear ruling.

Comments appreciated.

Cheers
Roger
Jamberoo CC




Fault or not?

 

Hi Players,

We had a situation yesterday which I hadn't encountered before and which
two of our refs did not agree on.

The situation was that the striker's ball was close to the left hand
wire of the hoop and another ball was touching the right hand wire of
the hoop.
The striker miss-hit his ball with the mallet striking the left hand
wire of the hoop instead instead of the ball. The strike caused the
hoop to move which caused the ball touching the other leg of the hoop to
move away from the hoop.

Is this simply a miss-hit in which case the balls would be replaced but
the striker would not miss a turn, or is it a fault (crush?) which means
that the striker misses the turn and the opposition decides whether the
balls should be replaced or left where they landed?

It is probably not a situation which would occur often but it would be
good to get a clear ruling.

Comments appreciated.

Cheers
Roger
Jamberoo CC

Error in Australian WCF Shield Summary

 

I've just realised the Hoops column on the summary table is incorrect. It
is currently showing total hoops scored, it should be net hoops.

I will fix in the morning after some shut eye.

Re: [Croquet] Australian WCF Shield

 

The WCF Shield is a GC event. I think it is fair to say the format is
rather unique.

- Just like the Eire Cup (the AC version of this Interstate tournament)
the series is contested by every Australian state: Queensland, New South
Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia & Western Australia.
- A test is played over 1 day and is made up of 20 matches.
- The 20 matches are 4 mixed doubles, Women's 1 v 2 reverse singles,
Women's 3 v 4 reverse singles, Men's 1 v 2 reverse singles & Men's 3 v 4
reverse singles.
- Each match is two games. The winner of both games receives 1 point for
the match. The loser or 1-all draw receives 0 points for the match.

Now to answer specifically answer Martin's points/questions.

Western Australia and South Australia was 6-5. Looking closer it turns out
that the score was really 10-9, but the nine tied rubbers were ignored.

Yes the tied rubbers are effectively ignored. The so called "real score"
has to add to 20 so is 10.5-9.5.

I'm hoping for a 0-0 tomorrow.


Certainly is possible and I look forward to seeing it one day.

Then I saw the scores were to 7 points, not 26. Either the players are all
very slow (it is Australia, after all) or they are playing Golf Croquet.
Who knows, or cares to say?

And the need for that dig was what? The winning score of every game is 7 so
it's reasonable to assume its Golf Croquet.

Also interesting to see that a tie on matches is decided by games, which
will still be a tie.

This is incorrect. At time of writing NSW & SA have won 2 tests with 28
matches. However NSW has 88 over SA 86. Full count back details are:

13.The winner of the Interstate Shield is the State Team scoring the
greatest number of tests.
1. If tests are equal, the team that wins most matches.
2. If matches are equal, the team that scored the greatest number of games
during the tests.
3. If games are equal, the team scoring the greatest number of net points
in the tests.
4. If the number of net points in the tests are equal, the winner is
decided by the result of the test already played between the teams involved
in the tie.
5. If 4 above was a tie, the trophy is shared.

Full details of the event are at
http://www.croquet-australia.com.au/Governance/Documents/Tournament_Related/TRegs%20as%20at%2021%20August.pdf
.

Finally, to be clear, I had nothing to do with the format of this event.
I'm just the owner/programmer of croquetscores.com.

Tim

On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Martin Murray
<martin.murray@...>wrote:

A very interesting web-site. I looked at the results, and couldn't
understand how Victoria could beat Tasmania 19-0, when the score between
Western Australia and South Australia was 6-5. Looking closer it turns out
that the score was really 10-9, but the nine tied rubbers were ignored. I'm
hoping for a 0-0 tomorrow.

Then I saw the scores were to 7 points, not 26. Either the players are all
very slow (it is Australia, after all) or they are playing Golf Croquet.
Who knows, or cares to say?

Also interesting to see that a tie on matches is decided by games, which
will still be a tie.

Martin Murray


On 01/09/2012 14:02, Tim Murphy wrote:

Approximately 9 hours from now the final day of the Australian WCF
Shield begins. It could be a very interesting day.

If the tests fall the following way then there will be a 5 way tie on 3
tests each:

* New South Wales beat Victoria
* South Australia beat Queensland
* Western Australia beat Tasmania


Tie breakers in order are: Matches, Games & Hoops. Victoria's 19-0 win
today against Tasmania could prove the difference.

Full details can be found at
http://www.croquetscores.com/**tournaments/34<http://www.croquetscores.com/tournaments/34>.
This evening the site has
seen two major face lifts to improve WCF Shield readability. The latest
update is a summary table of test results.


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Australian WCF Shield

 

Approximately 9 hours from now the final day of the Australian WCF Shield
begins. It could be a very interesting day.

If the tests fall the following way then there will be a 5 way tie on 3
tests each:

- New South Wales beat Victoria
- South Australia beat Queensland
- Western Australia beat Tasmania

Tie breakers in order are: Matches, Games & Hoops. Victoria's 19-0 win
today against Tasmania could prove the difference.

Full details can be found at http://www.croquetscores.com/tournaments/34.
This evening the site has seen two major face lifts to improve WCF Shield
readability. The latest update is a summary table of test results.