Forbes Croquet Club welcomes new players

Merv Langfield, Bill Scott, Barry White and Tony Thompson enjoy a game of croquet at Halpin Flat and welcome others to join them from 8.30am any Tuesday.
Merv Langfield, Bill Scott, Barry White and Tony Thompson enjoy a game of croquet at Halpin Flat and welcome others to join them from 8.30am any Tuesday.

We had 20 players turn up on a drizzly morning on Tuesday for our opening day for new and interested players.

There were four new players, Jane Hanbury, Carlyn Neilson, David Nock and David Williams, and if any others would like to come and try on a more pleasant morning please come any Tuesday at 8.30am.

Three players won three games: Ray Burridge, John Cole and Barry White.

The big winners

  • 11-2 Vince Roberts and Tony Thomson.
  • 10-3 Barry White and John Cole.
  • 9-4 Elvy Quirk and Ray Burridge, Marie Spry and Colleen Liebich.

Close games

  • Barry White and John Farah 7 David Nock and Tony Thomson 6
  • John Cole and Lyn Simmonds 7 Neville Spry and Carlyn Neilson 6
  • Colleen Liebich and Vince Roberts 7 Lyn Simmonds and John Farah 6
  • Elvy Quirk and Alex Todd 7 Neville Spry and Carlyn Neilson 6
  • Marie Spry and Jane Hanbury 7 David Nock and Tony Thomson 6
  • Jeff Liebich and Ray Burridge 7 Joan Littlejohn and Lorraine Todd 6
  • John Browne and David Williams 8 Lorraine Todd and Joan Littlejohn 5
  • Harley Stewart and John Farah 8 Elvy Quirk and Jane Hanbury 5
  • John Cole and Marie Spry 8 Jeff Liebich and Alex Todd 5
  • Colleen Liebich and John Job 8 Neville Spry and Carlyn Neilson 5
  • Barry White and Ray Burridge 8 John Browne and David Williams 5

We had 29 players on Saturday, one visitor Jeff Thompson. Winners of three games were Elvy Quirk, John Cole and Harley Stewart.

Big winners

  • 14-9 Elvy Quirk and John Cole, Lorraine Todd and John Allegri.
  • 14-10 Anne Stewart and Geoff Coles,Joan Littlejohn and John Browne, Elvy Quirk and Cheryle Toohey, Geoff Coles and Jeff Thompson.

Close games

  • Anne Stewart, Harley Stewart 14 Bill Scott, Neville Spry 13
  • Harley Stewart, Marie Spry 14 Lorraine Todd, Bill Scott 12
  • John Browne, John Allegrie 14 Neville Spry, Alex Todd 12
  • Doreen Rogers, Cherylin Cole 14 John Job, Tony Thomson 12
  • Colleen Liebich 14 Geoff Coles, Lorraine Todd 12
  • Doreen Rogers, Marie Spry 14 Jeoff Liebich and Lyn Simmonds 12
  • Neville Spry, Bill Scott 14 Tony Thomson 12
  • Elvy Quirk and Bob Murray 14 Joan Littlejohn and Jeff Liebich 12
  • Cheryle Toohey, John Farah 14 Lyn Simmonds, Colleen Liebich 11
  • Robin Pols, John Cole 14 Liz McLean, Dorelle Scott 11
  • John Farah, Bob Murray 14 John Allegrie, Alex Todd 11
  • Barry White, Tony Thomson 14 Merv Langfield, Robin Pols 11
  • Harley Stewart, Barry White 14 Bob Murray, Alex Todd 11
  • Merv Langfield, John Cole 14 John Farah, Colleen Liebich 11

That's it, by Pegging Out