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Thanks Dennis

Dennis has been a great supporter over the past few years. Always enjoy staying with him when I am in Sydney and sharing croquet experiences. He is also a terrific coach and spends much of his time at the Cammeray Croquet club.

Jase… the legend

It is pretty simple really… if it wasn’t for Jase, you wouldn’t be reading this blog. He has assisted me with establishing this site and understanding some of the technical aspects of hosting, plugins and the like.
A connoisseur of quality, Jase prides himself in providing top notch service, be it website design, cullinary skills or serving up a “back-hander” over a beer.  Cheers Jase.

WWCC Personal Development Grant

Receiving certificate from Mayor Kerry Pascoe with General Manager Phil Pinyon

WWCC 2011 Personal Development Grant

Always on the look out for ways of funding croquet I applied for a personal development grants offered by the Wagga Wagga City Council as part of their annual community grants program.  
In applying for the grant the budget forecast I put together was a real eye-opener in just how much one spends in persuing a dream.
Was great attending the presentation night and meet others in the Wagga community who are passionate about their city. Mayor Kerry Pascoe (pictured) presented the awards and he got to shake my hand!
Very thankful for support (both financial and moral) from Wagga locals.

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