The FIPJP has issued a revised set of rules for petanque. You can find them here. The new rules come into effect from 1 January 2017 and we would urge all members to familiarise themselves with them before the start of the new season. The Scottish Petanque Association will issue competition and qualifier specific rules […]
Good luck to Ed Strachan, Paul Fletcher, Kevin Johnstone and Derek Adam who depart soon to compete for Scotland in the Men’s Triples World Championships in Madagascar.
Good luck to Emma Montgomery and Colin Stewart who travel to Halmstad, Sweden this week to compete in the first European Singles Championships. The competition was hastily rearranged following the late withdrawal of the original hosts and we are very grateful to the Swedish and Danish federations for agreeing to host at such short notice. You […]
Our Women’s team of Alison Swiffin, Chistine Thomson, Lynn Jenkins and Mari Snell are competing in the Women’s European Championships in Bratislava this weekend. We wish them the very best of luck. You can follow their progress at http://petanquebratislava.com/en/
The Scottish Petanque Association and Inverleith Petanque Club hosted the 2016 Home Nations on 6th and 7th August. Teams from Scotland, England, Wales and, for the first time, Jersey competed for the trophy that has been won by England on each occasion since the competition was founded in 2000. England kept to their winning ways […]
The 28th Celtic Challenge was held at Caerleon RFC Petanque Club, Wales, on 30th April and 1st May. Four triples teams from Scotland competed against teams from Ireland and Wales A and B squads. The teams arrived on Friday evening and were treated to a sumptuous buffet, as well as having the opportunity to try […]
The SPA have received details of the 2016 Jersey Open competitions. You can see the details and entry form by clicking on the link below. THE JERSEY PETANQUE CLUB OPEN DOUBLES 2016
We are very pleased to advise our members that, following unanimous agreement between the Scottish, English and Welsh petanque associations, the Jersey Petanque Association will compete in the Home Nations for the first time in August. We look forward to welcoming all of the teams to Edinburgh.
The Men’s European Triples Championship was held on 24-27 September in Albena, Bulgaria and our representatives were last year’s Masters winners, Derek, Istvan and me. A total of 34 nations competed, with the top 24 being given an automatic place in next year’s World Championships. Albena is a holiday resort in Eastern Bulgaria, on the Black Sea. […]
Good luck to the teams of Brian Ward, Malcolm McKinley & Charlie Rennie and Gavin Hilson, Mike Watt & Alec Davie who travel to Denmark today to represent the SPA in an invitational veterans competition.