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…

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…

Masters Review: The teams

This weekend will see 12 teams battle it out at the final ever SCPA Masters weekend. Over the years the Masters have provided us with excitement and tension as the best teams in the region vie for the top 8 places and to be the number one team, leading the region into the Inter Regional…

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…

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…

New Forest Petanque League Open Doubles

The first ever New Forest Petanque League Open Doubles was held on Sunday April 3rd on the vast spaces of Ferndown. Thirty two teams from three regions enjoyed some interesting petanque as the rain held back till the end of the day. This was the first competition of its kind in Dorset and was a…