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Hervey Bay Croquet & Mallet Sports Club



Street Address

17 Totness Street, Torquay


Postal Address

PO Box 5204, Torquay Qld 4655

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Telephone

(07) 4214 4157

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President: Neville Shelley

Treasurer: David Blowers

Secretary: Jennifer Campbell


Play Days

Association:

  • Tuesday & Saturday 12.45pm to 4.30pm

Golf Croquet:

  • Sunday & Friday 3.30 pm

Ricochet:  

  • Monday  & Saturday 8.45am to 12pm

Ricochet, Association & Golf Croquet

  • Wednesday  8.45am – 12pm


Club History

Founded: 1960

Very little is known of the early history of croquet in Hervey Bay. It is know that there was one lawn in the grounds of the Anglican Church in Pialba, where there were a small group of players. Sometime after World War II, the Church decided that they needed the land for other facilities, and this Club was closed.

A Mrs Nissen, who lived not far away in Hunter Street Pialba, offered to relocate the croquet lawn on some land at the rear of her house. The equipment from the Anglican Club was moved there, but it was not a fully sized lawn.

In 1979, with a membership of 11, the Hervey Bay City Council was approached for land. Lack of funds held up the development of this land for several years, although some voluntary clearing was done and later a fence was erected.

Hervey Bay Croquet & Mallet Sports Club

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