Enjoy some info about the club’s operations, croquet results and future plans.

Club Operations

Membership

43 Members (8 new as of 2021 + 10 currently on intro)

Private Functions

50+ functions held throughout the year, ranging from 10 to 80+ guests.

Club Events

We held a number of community events for members, their families, friends and the wider public this year. Including highlights such as World Croquet Day, Thanksgiving, Halloween, and Christmas Party!

Web Presence

New website and function bookings online this year!

Social Media

Facebook: 251 followers, ~40 posts in 2021; Instagram 185 followers, only a few posts.

Youtube

40 channel subscribers; 7.4k views ~150hrs of watch time
Top Video of the Year

Over 4,000 views this year, helping people all over the world! (Including Brazil)

History

We collated and collected a lot of our records and started putting them online this year. Take a look through the MCC Time Machine.

New Shade Awnings

Picture of Clubhouse and lawns
Clubhouse Shade Awnings installed in 2021

MCC Flag

Merthyr Croquet Club Flag was designed and procured in 2021

Member Name Badges

New badges are now part of the New Members Introduction kit

More Association Play!

A few members have started picking up Association Croquet in earnest this year. We started playing on Sunday mornings sporadically (in addition to our regular Tues play) through the year and have plans to play more regularly through 2022.

Coaching & Development

Our Club Captain held many coaching and introductory development sessions held throughout the year for both Golf and Association croquet.

Lawn Rejuvenation Works

We undertook some serious lawn rejuvenation works this year, spreading 20.1 tonnes of bio-soil!

Club Croquet Results

To the Future

Some projects we are pursuing in 2022 and beyond:

  • Hosting a CAQ Tournament (Div 4 Association Medal) on Merthyr croquet lawns for the first time in decades.
  • Getting ready for our centenary spectacular! (July 27 2024)
  • New sports night lighting through grant funding
  • Additional croquet lawn!
  • Improvements/major renovations to clubhouse
  • Croquet as an exhibition sport in 2032 Brisbane Olympics
  • Many other things..

See you on the lawns!

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2 Comments

  1. Zach- Your efforts, involvement and commitment are impressive. They are lucky to have you!

    1. Zach, brilliant work – and not only are the greens great, but a fantastic location for small to medium company bbqs and parties!

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