The final standings from today’s qualifier for the Men Triples European Championships are as follows: 1. Quadruple: M Mckenzie, M Neilson, B Mcguigan, J Adams – 4 wins 2. Extreme Boulers: J McAllister, T Mackenzie, M Goldsmith, J Hiddleston – 2 wins* 3. Fochabers: J Wilson, D Adam, M Watt, R Stronach – 2 wins […]
It’s great to see many of our clubs getting back to playing petanque. The SPA has created a poster to promote 8 simple things that players need to remember before, during and after play to stay safe. You can download it below.
We are pleased to announce the SPA will be running international qualifiers in May to determine who will represent Scotland at the following events: – FIPJP Triples Women in Ayutthaya, Thailand from 4-7 November 2021 (qualifier to be held on 2 May) – CEP Triples Men in Albertville, France from 23-26 September 2021( qualifier to be held on 9 […]
It is with deep sadness that we pay tribute to John Watson, who died in May. John took an active role in the administrative side of the sport in the early 2000s, and was President of the SPA between 2004 and 2006. Although he stopped playing petanque a few years ago, before this he competed […]
All SPA competitions are cancelled until further notice. Please click here for information.
As part of the SPA’s drive to improve opportunities for players to improve their skills and to recruit and train coaches, the coaching team led by National Coach, Malcolm McKenzie, have been very busy in the offseason. You can find out what they’ve been up to below. If you are interested in future training courses […]
The SPA is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Harry Ritchie on Sunday. Harry loved petanque and was a keen supporter of the SPA. Our thoughts are with Harry’s friends and family at this sad time. Carnoustie Petanque Club has asked us to publish the following tribute: It is with great sadness and […]
The SPA is sad to learn that Peter Cassini, one time regular petanque player and brother to Dani, died suddenly on Sunday. Peter was most active playing in the late 80s and early 90s at Inverleith Petanque Club and in national competitions. He represented the SPA in the annual match against the British Petanque Association […]
It is with great sadness that we pay tribute to Charlie Coward who died suddenly in November. Charlie was a member of MelroseGala Petanque Club and Walkerburn Bowling & Petanque Club. He played regularly as part of the MelroseGala team in the South of Scotland Petanque League and represented Scotland at the 2018 Home Nations […]
The 2019 Scottish Cup for Clubs was contested on August 24 and 25 at Perth Petanque Club. The first competition of its kind to be held in Scotland pitted club teams from Fochabers, Glasgow, Inverleith, Perth (A and B squads), Penicuk and Troon against each other over two fantastic days of competition. The winning club […]