The Scottish Petanque Association are delighted to announce that Glasgow Petanque Club have affiliated for the 2018 season. They are a new club based at Willow Bank Bowling Club in the West End of the City (Dowanside Road) and have just built a new terrain. You can follow them on Facebook here https://www.facebook.com/GlasgowPetanque/
It’s with a heavy heart we write to remember our dear friend Anne Gardiner who passed away on Thursday the 7th December at Ayr Hospice. Anne has been a valued member of the Scottish Petanque Association for a long time and started playing with her beloved Robin. Anne continued to play throughout her battle with […]
The SPA’s Annual General Meeting was held in Perth PC’s Clubhouse on Sunday 29 October. The following individuals were elected to the National Executive Committee: President: Colin Stewart Vice President: Shirley Legge Honorary Secretary: Lynn Jenkins Honorary Treasurer: Gordon Scott Publicity Officer: Shirley Legge National Umpire: Mags Montgomery National Coach: Derek Adam Youth Development Officer: […]
Melrose Gala Petanque Club are hosting the SPA Triples on Sunday 27th August at their home piste at the Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels. Registration is 9.00 – 9.15 and play will commence at 9.30. Entry £6 per player and teams of 3 or 4 players can enter. The club have arranged for a light lunch to […]
Good luck to Inverleith PC who travel this week to Draguinan, France for the EuroCup Qualifying Round which starts this Thursday. Their opponents will be the club champions from France, Latvia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Slovakia. The top 2 teams from the round robin qualifier will play in the EuroCup Finals later in the […]
League pétanque made a welcome return to Scotland on Easter Sunday as Inverleith hosted Melrose in the inaugural Lothian & Borders Pétanque League match. Each league match consists of two doubles rounds, one single and one triple. Inverleith won the match 6 games to 0.
The rules applying to our competitions for 2017 are now published and can be viewed by clicking the link below. 2017 Competition Rules Players are also reminded to be familiar with the Official Rules of the Sport of Petanque which came into force in January.
North v South at Perth PC on Sunday: Registration is 10am for 10.30 start. 2 rounds before lunch. 2 or 3 rounds after lunch depending on light/weather/temperature. Please bring your own lunch/ refreshment. Please be aware the clocks go forward one hour on Sunday am!!!
Inverleith PC and Fochabers PC will contest the EuroCup qualifier on 2nd April at Perth. The winning club will represent Scotland in this year’s EuroCup, the first round of which will be played in July. Best of luck to both sides.
Players please note that the venue for Grand Prix 1 on 23 April has been moved to Inverleith PC. It was originally to be hosted by Melrose Gala PC.