New National Coach coaching sessions and assessments have been added to the SPA Calendar, which can be accessed here
Following recent changes to travel restrictions, we have received approval for our latest Covid Guidance from Sportscotland and it is available here. The sections that have changed since our last update are highlighted in yellow.
Following the changes to restrictions which came into force on Monday 17 May, we are pleased to let you know that our latest guidance has now been approved by Sportscotland. The main changes are: Playing bubbles for areas in Level 2 have increased to 50 players (officials and volunteers do not count in this limit), […]
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 […]