Carnival attracts the state’s best

THE Nowra Croquet Club hosted their annual association croquet carnival over four days this month from Friday, May 2 to Monday, May 5.

LOCAL PRIDE: Colleen McIntyre from Nowra is scrutinised by referee John Deeves on her way to winning block three.

LOCAL PRIDE: Colleen McIntyre from Nowra is scrutinised by referee John Deeves on her way to winning block three.

Seventeen visitors from Milton/Ulludulla, Cammer-ay, Kilara, Bathurst, Manly, Jamberoo, Narooma and Wollongong competed against three Nowra members.

Forty-five games were contested over three blocks during fine and temperamental weather over the weekend.  

Regardless, all players enjoyed the friendly competition and look forward to further matches. 

Jim Gilhooley from Milton/Ulladulla was the winner in block one and runner-up was Greg Deakin from Kilara.  

In block two Margaret McMaster from Bathurst took home the top prize and runner-up was Judith Ramadge from Nowra.   

Nowra claimed the win in block three thanks to Colleen McIntyre, with Manly’s Bernice Gibson as runner-up.

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