24-26 March 2023 – Third 16 AC Invitation (Roger Murfitt Trophy)

24-26 March 2023 – Third 16 AC Invitation (Roger Murfitt Trophy)

The CNZ Third 16 AC Invitation
Competing for the Roger Murfitt Trophy
Held by Croquet Manawatu-Wanganui
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th March 2023 at 8:30am

Manager: Michael Hardman
Ph: (06) 353 5980 Email: mjhardman43@icloud.com

Referee: Vince Neall
Ph: (06) 356 9836 Email: vandaneall@inspire.net.nz

Headquarters: Rose Gardens Croquet Club, Victoria Esplanade, Palmerston North

Club House: Any club house fee, up to $5 per day, will be charged to all competing players only for the days present.

Expressions of Interest:
Expressions of Interest to be selected close on Thursday 9th February 2023. 
Announcement: The players selected will be announced on Thursday 16th February 2023.
Entry Fee: $30. Payable on selection.

The winner will hold the Roger Murfitt Trophy for one year.
2021–2022 Winner – Carissa Price


1. Selection by invitation of up to 16 players.
2. Advanced Singles Play (Championship).
3. Double round robin. Single games. Three-hour, Regulation 9.
4. Games may be double banked.
5. Nominal hoop dimensions will be set to the largest ball plus 1/16th with an upwards and downwards tolerance of 1/32nd.
6. A badge will be presented to a first-time winner and badges to first-time competitors in any CNZ Invitation.
7. Quadway hoops will be used