Croquet was first played as a social sport by MCC members and their guests in the "ladies’ enclosure" at the MCG in the mid-1870s.

In 2001, the MCC Bowls Section merged with the Glenferrie Hill Recreation Club where croquet had been played since 1908 along with tennis and bowls. Following the merger, the MCC Croquet Club was formed to carry on the sport at the Glen Street courts in Hawthorn.

The Club holds an annual open tournament and encourages players of all ages and abilities from MCC and other clubs to participate. Members also compete regularly in club championships, metropolitan, state and national competitions.

Club membership is not restricted to MCC members; it is open to all.

If you are interested in learning and playing croquet you can contact our Secretary at

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