State Pennants 2023
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 31st May for Division 2 and 2nd May 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 played 5th to 8th June in the South Coast region (Division 2) and 22nd to 25th May at Toronto (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, Pelican, Newcastle National Park and Toronto playing 5 games each.
The regional competition in Division 3 comprises NB Birubi, NB Fingal, EDSACC, Maitland, Mt Sugarloaf, Pelican, Newcastle National Park and Toronto playing 7 games each.
Games / Results
Nelson Bay Samurai
versus Toronto (away), 27th April
versus NB Samurai (home), 7th May
versus Maitland (home), 10th May
versus Newcastle National Park (away), 16th May
versus Pelican (home), 29th May
Nelson Bay Kingsley
versus Toronto (home), 3rd April
versus Maitland (home), 17th April
versus Newcastle National Park (home), 19th April
versus NB Samurai (away), 7th May
versus Pelican (away), 15th May
Nelson Bay Birubi
versus Toronto (away), 3rd April
versus Mt Sugarloaf (home), 12th April
versus Pelican (away), 26th April
versus EDSACC (away), 28th April
versus Newcastle National Park (home), 1st May
versus NB Fingal (home), 3rd May
versus Maitland (home), 15th May
Nelson Bay Fingal
versus Toronto (away), 16th March, Won 2-1
Greg Long 7-2 / 7-4; Faby Batho 7-3 / 7-1; Jane Scorer & Gary Allan 4-7 / 6-7
versus EDSACC (home), 23rd March
versus Newcastle National Park (home), 29th March
versus Mt Sugarloaf (home), 2nd April
versus Pelican (away), 13th April
versus Maitland (away), 20th April
versus NB Birubi (away), 3rd May
Team Fingal vs Toronto, 16th March
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.