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)

Claude Bryan

Claude Bryan

F.C. (CLAUDE) BRYAN.

 

Claude Bryan played his croquet in Lower Hutt where he and his wife Peg were members at Waimarie.  He was selected for the 1940 MacRobertson team but due to the outbreak of war the series were cancelled, however did play in the 1950/51 winning MacRobertson team with a personal record of having played four and won four matches.  Peg Bryan was NZ Referee and Wellington Association Referee for many years, she was also the Referee for the tests and highly regarded by both teams.

 

Claude won the NZ Open in 1957, the Men’s Championship in 1940, 1941 and 1945.

He won the NZ Doubles twice, with Rene Watkins in 1947 and with Mrs. L. Wood in 1950.