Good luck to the team from Fochabers PC who travel today to Saarbrucken, Germany, to represent Scotland in the EuroCup for Clubs. They are up against club teams from Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Slovakia and Slovenia.
The 27th Celtic Challenge was once again a memorable affair, held at Frankfield Petanque Club in Cork on the 2nd and 3rd of May 2015. The players arrived at Frankfield house on Friday evening to a friendly welcome with a homemade curry before being handed an array of goodies and enjoying the local ales whilst catching […]
This weekend sees the Celtic Challenge return to Cork and we look forward to renewing our friendship with the Irish and Welsh teams and supporters. The four Scotland teams are: Scotland 1 – Derek Adam, Istvan Poka, Colin Stewart Scotland 2 – Jimmy Johnstone, Kevin Johnstone, Paul Fletcher Scotland 3 – Richard Carter, John Wilson, Robbie […]
The Scottish Women’s team of Dani Cassini, Emma Montgomery, Lynn Jenkins and Shirley Legge competed in the Women’s European Championships in Mersin, Turkey, last weekend. The opening rounds followed the Swiss format and the Scots were drawn against Ukraine first up. The results from the Swiss were as follows: 1. Scotland 13-7 Ukraine 2. Scotland […]
The 2014 Home Nations was held and Mansfield Petanque Club on 9th and 10th August. The teams arrived on Friday 8th August and many headed to the pistes for a practice, to find them waterlogged after torrential rain. With practice impossible, the socialising started early! The Scots, Welsh and English players arrived at the well […]
The SPA are delighted to report that we have received an invitation to nominate both a female and male player to represent Scotland at the forthcoming World Singles Championships in Nice in January. To this end it has been decided that the highest placed female and male players in Saturday’s SPA Singles competition will be […]
The Scottish squad of Christine Thomson, Ed Strachan and Douglas Hamilton competed in the European Veteran’s Championship in Lulea, Sweden, last weekend. The team faced a tough draw against Denmark (8th in the competition 2 years ago) in the opening round but put up a strong fight. Here are the results of the first 5 […]
Fochabers PC hosted the 2014 Celtic Challenge on 3rd and 4th May. The main sponsor was Diageo. The players arrived to a warm welcome at the piste with nibbles and refreshments – a chance to practice and renew acquaintances. After a welcome by Colin, Shirley and Linda Mellis from Diageo, play commenced at 9.00 am […]
After 6 rounds: Scotland A 16, Wales 13, Scotland B 10, Ireland 9
Fochabers PC have produced the itinerary for the Celtic Challenge, you can view it here.