Sammy scoops Players’ Player award!

Sammy Thatcher was crowned the first ever SCPA Players’ Player of the year, as voted by the members of the region. Sammy was the deserved winner of the inaugural award after such an incredible and consistent 2016. The Southern star won a National title, two Regional titles, an Inter Regional winners medal and, more impressively…

Presentation 2016

The SCPA Presentation night for the 2016 season was held at East Horton Golf Centre. A packed hall, with 140 members purchasing the cut price tickets (thanks to the SCPA), were present and ready to enjoy the night ahead. With a hot fork buffet on the menu and a DJ to accompany, everyone had a…

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…

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…

SCPA Presentation Night 2015

The region got together on Saturday 16th January (2016!) to celebrate the winners & finalists of all the region’s competitions in 2015. Held at Burridge Village Hall, the night was a huge success, with a great turn out of players from all quarters of the region, wonderful buffet from the top chef’s Lyn & Chris…

SCPA Annual General Meeting

Somewhere amidst the normal and often tedious business part of the Southern Counties Petanque Association AGM held at Burridge last Sunday, lay the spark of a flame that might well renew and regenerate the fire of Petanque in the Southern¬†Region. The meeting began as usual with reports from everyone from President to dog catcher and…