SCPA 1st Qualifier 2016

26 teams took to battle for the coveted 12 spots up for grabs in this, the first SCPA Qualifier of 2016. The 5 round swiss, held at Worthing Petanque Club, was as gruelling and mentally draining as it always is, as concentration was a must on some of the hardest pistes in England. With nearly…

SCPA Qualifiers pre-view 2016

So this Sunday the very best of Southern Counties will make their way to the popular terrains at Worthing Petanque Club for this year’s first Regional Qualifier as the journey begins for those coveted top 8 places and the chance to represent the regional at the EPA Inter-Regional Championships in September. After last year’s poor…

SCPA Adult/Junior Championship 2016

The 2016 Adult/Junior event was held at Fareham PC on a very cold and windy May Bank Holiday. There were 10 entries this year – more than for a few years, with ages ranging from 8 to 17 (that’s the juniors!!). As there was a marked discrepancy between ages and experience; with the youngsters, the…

ADUR PC OPEN SPRING DOUBLES

A small entry of 15 teams enjoyed an unexpectedly warm and sunny day’s play at Adur PC’s Spring Open Triples. After morning leagues, eight teams went into the main and seven, with a bye, into the Plate. The final was won by London’s Rachid Hannache, Fadi and Merle Brahmi. The trio overcame the strong challenge…