6th Women's World Golf Croquet Championships hosted by Croquet Hawke's Bay 2-9 February 2019
All the Players and some of the Organising Committee, Managers & Tournament Director

This photo was taken by Willy Ransfield of Design Studio who made the scoreboards. He framed it and donated it with the instructions that it be auctioned at the Presentation Dinner with the proceeds to go to Cranford Hospice. The winning bid was from the Heretaunga Croquet Club for $750.

NZ Players and Officials - 6th Women's World Golf Croquet Championships hosted by Croquet Hawke's Bay 2-9 February 2019.

Left to right: Jenny Clarke (Canterbury) Ashley Cooke (Bay of Plenty) Helen Reeves (Hawkes Bay) John Christie (Tournament Director Thames Valley) Sue Truman (Waikato King Country) Ann Sharp (Otago) Phyllis Young (Thames Valley) Moya Lewis (Taranaki) Eleanor Ross (Nelson) Pat Anderton (Counties Manukau) Marion Taylor (Auckland) Sally Cole (Auckland) Dallas Cooke (Bay of Plenty) Sonya Sedgwick (Hawkes Bay) Geoff Young (Manager Thames Valley)
Sue Roberts (Bay of Plenty) Annie Henry (Nelson)

2019 Arthur Ross Final Results

The 2019 Arthur Ross Memorial Event Handicap Singles Final finished with a repeat of a game from round one.  After 6 rounds in the Swiss format, the event moved to the semi-finals stage.  During this stage Carey Johnstone (South Taranaki) who was the top qualifier took on Robert Lowe (Auckland).  While Robbie Spooner (Wellington) took on Chris Shilling (Otago).

In the first semi-final, Johnstone displayed exactly how he secured the top qualifying spot defeating Lowe 26-0.  In the second seni-final, Spooner withstood Shilling, winning 26-12 and setting up a rematch of his round one loss to Johnstone.

The final went the way of Spooner, winning 26-3 and being crowned the 2019 Arthur Ross Memorial Event Champion.  This is just another step in Spooner’s meteoric rise having only started Association Croquet in October 2018.

For the full results, click here.

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