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 […]
The Charity Melee at Glasgow PC which was to be held on 31 August has been postponed until further notice.
The Home Nations was contested at Monkstone Petanque Club, Cardiff on 10 and 11 August. The annual triples tournament pits squads of eight teams each from Scotland, England, Jersey and Wales and is one of the highlights of the petanque season for our players. The squads travelled to Cardiff on Friday and we were able […]
We are pleased to announce that Comrie Petanque Club, a new club based at Comrie Golf Club, has affiliated to the SPA. With a large number of members already signed up they really have hit the ground running. Welcome! The SPA now has 16 affiliated clubs but we are always looking to bring more into […]
Sincerest apologies for the late publication of the results from Grand Prix 3. 20 teams competed in the final Grand Prix of the season at Inverleith PC on 9th June. With the Grand Prix Series being very close, there was a lot at stake. After the 6 matches, the winners of GP3 were Pretty Vacant […]
Many thanks to Carnoustie Petanque Club for pointing us to this brilliant article about them in the Courier. We hope it generates a lot of interest and more members at the club. Keep up the good work!