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2011 Australian Men’s

Australian Mens, Launceston, Tasmania

Round one of the Australian men’s championship involved quite a long match against Dean Patterson. For some reason could get going but was able to graft out and win 2-0.

In round two had to play Pete Landrebe. Surprised myself somewhat and probably Pete as well with a 2-1 win (26tp-0, 0-26tp, 26tp-3). As an aside Pete is now my triple bunny, having tripled him three times in five games 🙂 Continue reading

2011 Australian Gold Medal

Sandy Bay Croquet Club, Hobart, Tasmania

First day of the gold-medal, not nervous and just taking in the whole thing of being part of the gold-medal and representing New South Wales. The support that I have been receiving via e-mails and texts has just been fantastic. Had a bit of a struggle in the early games against Don Close and Bob Bye, but was able to get through and win those. Missed a 5 yarder against Stephen Forster which was very costly. Had an epic game against Allan Sands, had trouble completing the Continue reading

Down to Tasmania

Having spent the last couple of weeks finalising moving and catching up on work; was great to head down to Melbourne and experience something different and board the “Spirit of Tasmania”. Dwayne McCormack and Alice were also on board. Was able to get some sleep are however not the best due to my land legs. Continue reading