Noelene Barnes won the singles handicap ricochet croquet Northern Rivers Championships played at Byron Bay two weeks ago.
Noelene Barnes defeated Penny Scott 12–11 in the final.
Noelene was playing off 11 and Penny off eight.
Penny went out hard and had an early 4–0 lead, but Noelene rallied and fought back to ten all with just minutes to play.
Noelene hit the lead 12 to 11 and hung on to take the win.
Other competitors, all from the Cherry Street Croquet Club in Ballina, included Robbie Allen and Jim Hannigan.
Noelene was undefeated on the day.
Noelene Barnes defeated Robbie Allen 13–11.
Penny Scott defeated Jim Hannigan 12–11.
Penny Scott defeated Robbie Allen 19–12.
Noelene Barnes defeated Jim Hannigan 22–18.
A week of competition followed in Ballina hosted by the Cherry Street Croquet Club.