State Pennants

State Pennants 2021


The Golf State Pennants are an annual competition organised by Croquet NSW. The first rounds of matches are played in regions: Hunter, Northern Sydney, South Coast/ACT and South/West Sydney.


Regional matches need to be concluded by 10th September for Division 2 and 17th September for Division 3 with the winning teams from each region being invited to play in a final series to determine the Division Champions. The final round-robin series will be at CNSW HQ at Mackey Park, Tempe (Sydney) 13th-15th September (Division 2) and 20th-22nd September (Division 3).


Teams comprise 4 players and each match against another club consists of two team members in a doubles match and the other two team members in singles matches. All three matches are best of three 13-point games but with a time limit for all three games if required.

The regional competition in Division 2 comprises NB Samurai, NB Kingsley, Maitland and Newcastle National Park, playing 6 games, home and away.

The regional competition in Division 3 comprises NB Birubi, NB Fingal, EDSACC Red, EDSACC White, Maitland and Newcastle National Park, playing 3 games at home and 3 games away.

Games / Results

Division 2

Nelson Bay Samurai

versus Maitland (home), 1st April, Won 3-0

Sandy Tawa 7-3 / 6-7 / 7-2; Peter Gordon 7-3 / 7-4; Liz Friend / Karen Lilly 7-5 / 7-4

versus Maitland (away), 15th April

versus Newcastle National Park (home), 18th April

versus NB Kingsley (home), 6th June

versus NB Kingsley (away), 7th June

versus Newcastle National Park (away), tbc

Nelson Bay Kingsley

versus Maitland (away), 17th May

versus Maitland (home), 20th May

versus NB Samurai (away), 6th June

versus NB Samurai (home), 7th June

versus Newcastle National Park (home), tbc

versus Newcastle National Park (away), tbc

Division 3

Nelson Bay Birubi

versus EDSACC White (home), 28th March, Won 2-1

Rae Uptin 5-7 / 7-3 / 7-5; Sherry Gordon 7-2 / 3-7 / 6-7; Rae Black / Kay Smith 6-7 / 7-5 / 7-6

versus Toronto Tornadoes (home), 7th April, Won 2-1

Rae Uptin 7-4 / 7-5; Sherry Gordon 7-0 / 6-7 / 7-4; Rae Black / Kay Smith 3-7 / 6-7

versus Toronto Torpedoes (away), 11th April, Lost 1-2

Rae Uptin 3-7 / 7-3 / 7-5; Sherry Gordon 7-1 / 4-7 / 3-7; Rae Black / Kay Smith 5-7 / 2-7

versus NB Fingal (away), 23rd May

versus EDSACC Red (away), 30th May

versus Newcastle National Park (home), 13th June


Nelson Bay Fingal

versus NB Birubi (home), 23rd May

versus Toronto Tornadoes (away), 23rd June

versus Toronto Torpedoes (home), 18th July

versus EDSACC White (away), 26th July

versus Newcastle National Park (away), 31st July

versus EDSACC Red (home), 29th August

Team Birubi kick-off the 2021 season

Team Birubi vs Toronto at home

Team Birubi vs Toronto at Toronto

The State Pennant shirts were provided with the assistance of a grant from Port Stephens Council (plus a payment from the selected players) - the Club also thanks Total Work Wear for their sponsorship.

About Us

Members play all the three internationally recognised forms of Croquet – Golf, Ricochet and Association

Nelson Bay Croquet Club

Courts located at:

Tomaree Sports Complex

4981 Nelson Bay Road

Nelson Bay, NSW

Clubhouse number (only attended during playing sessions):

0466 092 590

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