Having beaten TAKAPUNA 2 in the InterClub semi final on Tuesday Nov 21st North Shore are to play Warkworth in the final at Carlton CC on Tuesday Nov 28th. The team will be ... Rod (2), Mike (6), Ulrike (9) and Charlotte (10).
We were pleased to receive Josh Freeth back to coach members, and visitors from The Pointon, on two days this week. Thank you Josh.
PLAYING DAYS ...
Club Days are held on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings. Summer playing time started on Monday October 2nd, members should aim to be at the club by 09.00 for an 09.30 start.
Monday ... "Mainly AC" priority will be given to AC players, including those using half lawns. GC players may play, providing that there is lawn space available. Draw at 09.15 with play commencing at 09.30. Experienced players will often be on hand to give instruction to those not yet au fait with this code.
Thursday ... No change. Both codes will be played, with the draw at 09.15 and play commencing at 09.30.
Saturday ... No change. Both codes will be played, with the draw at 09.15 and play commencing at 09.30.
Visitors are welcome ... $5 for members of other clubs, worldwide, $7 for others.
All 4 lawns are now playable, although lawn B still has some ground under repair so only half the lawn is currently available. Quadway Hoops may now be used on lawn C, they are set at 3 11/16" (the white hoops are set at 3 3/4". The pétanque terrain is open for play to both full and social members, interested visitors should complete the enquiry form on this website.
NOTE: JUMP AND HAMMER SHOTS ARE NOW PERMITTED, BUT MEMBERS ARE REMINDED THAT LAWN DAMAGE INFLICTED BY THE MALLET RESULTING FROM SUCH SHOTS IS A STRIKING FAULT ... See page 184 12. (b) of the CNZ Year Book.
Free coaching is available to members with handicaps of 3 and above by special arrangement with Rod, and prospective members may request up to 3 hours of coaching without charge.
Officers for the 2017/18 season are as follows: Garth Cumberland (President), Charlotte Millar (Event management and Vice Captain), Christopher Brotherton-Ratcliffe (Treasurer), Rod Templeman (Captain), Ulrike McLachlan (House Manager), John Sutton (Grounds Superintendant), Mike Lloyd (Fundraising), Murray Henshall, the position of Secretary is currently vacant but is being covered by John.
24 have played Twilight Croquet on each of the 5 occasions that it has been played to date. The next session will be November 29th.
Mah Jongh Monday has recommenced, please complete the enquiry form if you are interested.
UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS IN DEVONPORT AT NSCC DURING 2018
Saturday February 10th GC Handicap Singles
Sunday February 11th GC Handicap Doubles
Saturday February 17th Auckland Gold & Silver Stars GC playoffs (Auckland Croquet event)
Sunday March 25th NEW WORLD Graded Level GC Singles
Saturday/Sunday April 7th/8th GC Handicap Doubles (Auckland Croquet event)