Carol David too strong for competition

John James won a competition in Echuca-Moama last week.

The winter 10am start proved popular with croquet members as 21 played on Sunday, May 15.

There were four three-game winners on the day.

Carol David was declared first on a countback from Darren McLoughlin second, while Peter Whittakers and Alan Higgins tied for third.

Carol was a first time overall winner.

The two game achievers included Leo Barry, Gail Beckton and Graham Bradshaw.

There were seven jump shots, with six going to Darren McLoughlin and 1 to Allan Higgins.

A hoop in one shot was scored by visitor David Conallin.

Judy Barry successfully runs the ball in the competition at Deniliquin.

Nineteen players competed in the competition on Wednesday, May 18, with two three-game winners, with John James, winning and Kath Higgins coming second.

Eight players were successful in achieving two games on the day.

They included: Peter Whittakers, Fred Littmann, Mary James, Judy Barry, Darren McLoughlin, Marg Telford, Terry Murphy and Leo Barry.

Jump shots were scored by Darren McLoughlin, John James and Peter Whittakers, one each.

Nine Deniliquin Club members participated in a “Gourmet Burger” social day competition at the Echuca Moama Croquet Club on Monday, May 16.

John James was the overall winner on the day.

The club’s first come and try day was washed out by the rain.

Thursday , May 26 is still scheduled for introductory play from 10am to 11.30am.