SCPA Adult Junior

On Monday 1st May, 9 Juniors and their adult partners participated in the annual regional event. With the rain holding off, the day was played in the warmest of spirits and it was, as predicted, the Juniors taking the limelight with some inspired displays. The format was 2 groups. One of 5 and one of…

High Level Roofing Cup

The annual 6 a side cup sponsored by High Level Roofing was once again organised by and held at the Ship Petanque Club. This year saw 10 teams entered. With the unusually low entry, most teams only needed to get through one game to make Finals day on Sunday 19th March. Cobbetts were looking to…

Lachani & Prendergast defend SCPA Title!

The 2017 Southern Open was once again a huge success, echoing 2016’s hugely popular event.¬†Hosted by Worthing Petanque Club and magnificently run by SCPA competition secretary Hilary Kidd, the event had 35 triples teams battling for the top prize of ¬£450. As with 2016, the competition was fiercely competitive with some of the best players…

Indoor Winter League

After four months of competitive petanque, Los Hombres Mono were crowned the overall winners at the Stable in Durley. This years Indoor Winter League had 16 teams, with 3 teams coming from as far as the New Forest – which was fantastic! The 16 teams were drawn into 4 different leagues with each position going…

Home Nations 2016: Preview

The annual Home Nations rolls around once again this weekend as Scotland host the much loved event. This years event will see the introduction of a new ‘Nation’ joining the usual suspects. Scotland, England & Wales will be joined by Jersey. The Islanders have a chance to gain some invaluable experience playing against superior opposition…

Plumhoff off to the Euro’s!

SCPA star David Plumhoff has become the first player since Dean Seville in 2010 to win the coveted English Men’s Triples Championships and in doing so qualify to play at the European Championships in France next September. Plumhoff, playing with Ross Jones, Sam Blakey (both Chiltern) & Dean Seville (Kent) were in scintillating form as…

EPA Men’s National Triples!

The SCPA will have 4 representatives in this years EPA Men’s International Triples Top 8, having come through two Qualifying rounds. The EPA Men’s International Triples is an event where teams of 4 – a must – compete in two qualifying rounds and a top 8 to become the English Champions and take their place…