Southampton City Triples 2016

19 teams took to the pistes at Southampton City Petanque Club for their annual triples event. The weather was very much of a mixed bag, with a warm start followed by overcast and rain. With the majority of the regions top players in attendance plus two of the top teams from Jersey and an Isle…

Cobbetts Win EPA Club Cup – Emphatically

Cobbetts Boules Club secured the first ever EPA Club Cup – and they did it in some style. The 6 a side event was a ‘best of the rest’ event after the Euro Cup Finals were won by Chiltern Club, Baldock Town. Cobbetts were Southern’s representative and were pitted against Codrington Arms (Great Western), The…

SCPA Triples 2016

A very poor entry of just 11 teams entered this years prestigious Regional Triples event held at the Southampton City Petanque Club. The poor turn out was not expected after a year in which entries had been up and the mood within the Southern Region was that of new belief and passion, but we got…

Handcross Charity Doubles

The annual Charity doubles took place in Handcross as 22 teams went for gold. It was good to see a real mix of teams, with players who do not usually team up, playing together, while the Junior squad were given the chance to team up with an established Southern player to gain some new experience. The early…

SCPA 2nd Qualifier 2016

Again, 26 teams made their way to Worthing Petanque Club to compete in the final qualifier and a place on the Southern team at the Inter Regionals. The weather was fantastic; scorching, uninterrupted sunshine allowed the players the greatest conditions needed for their assault on the 12 places up for grabs. Every team had a…

Southerners shine at Titles weekend

The SCPA produced a string of fantastic results in the sweltering heat on an action packed Bank Holiday weekend in Exeter! The EPA Titles weekend is a much loved, high pressured, quality trio of events. The Men’s & Ladies Singles, Men’s & Ladies Doubles & Mixed Doubles are played out over the 3 days and…