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Annual national doubles event at Wenvoe Petanque Club
Barry and District News
TWENTY-FOUR teams descended on Wenvoe Petanque Club last Sunday for the annual national doubles event. The home side of Mike Jacques and Jeff Ball were in ...

41 Teams For Borneo Petanque Challenge
Bru Direct
Bandar Seri Begawan - A total of 41 teams including from Sabah and Sarawak will be competing in the 1st Borneo Inter-Club Petanque Championship 2010 from ...

New boules please - the trendiest game in London
This is London
Guerrilla pétanque. It's not a phrase I ever expected to hear. Yet that's exactly what Olly Dixon, one third of electro-dance poppers Filthy Dukes, ...

Petanque: Coventry trio stay top of summer triples table
Coventry Telegraph
The trio won both their games at the Whitnash Sports and Social Club - defeating a triple from the Half Crown Pétanque Club, Stockton, 13-9 and then ...

Sports Briefs for July 8, 2010 edition
Sierra Star
The Oakhurst Petanque Club will host the Southwest Regionals singles and doubles tournament in Oakhurst July 10 and 11. The Petanque courts are located ...

Petanque Tournament
Bru Direct
Bandar Seri Begawan - The Brunei Darussalam Petanque Federation (BPF) held a Doubles Mixed Tournament recently with 32 teams competing for the Secretary ...

Old tennis court will make way for boules
Essex Echo
By Emma Palmer » FANS of French boules have thanked Basildon Council for agreeing to build the district's first petanque square. The facility is being dug ...

Petanque: Abergavenny ar the champions
WalesOnline
ON Sunday, 24 doubles teams met at the Nailsea Petanque Club near Weston. Included in the list of teams were two teams from Wales, Abergavenny PC and the ...

Petanque: Coventry triple top summer league
Coventry Telegraph
COVENTRY'S triple of Betty and Tony Thompson and Alex Watkins top the table after winning both their games in the opening round of the West Midlands Summer ...

Malaysia To Host Asean Petanque Championship
Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 (Bernama) -- Malaysia which will host the Asean Petanque Championship in November will use the event to expose the players to ...

Petanque: Abergavenny duo retain Welsh title
WalesOnline
ABERGAVENNY'S Ian Bailey and Gay Hennessey retained their Welsh mixed doubles petanque title with victory at Brecon RFC. The duo won all three of their ...

Petanque: may come to parks
Kennebec Journal
By Keith Edwards kedwards@centralmaine.com The Augusta City Council is scheduled to hear a presentation on creating courts at Mill Park to play petanque, ...

Preview: Play Petanque @ Chelsea Physic Garden
Londonist
By 5imon via the Londonist Flickrpool Petanque is French bowls, where the steel ball - boule - is artfully tossed underarm towards a wooden jack. ...

Pétanque: Coventry Blue get great win at home to Warwick
Coventry Telegraph
THE second half of the West Midlands Pétanque Association Summer League started with a satisfying home win for Coventry Blue at the Burnt Post. ..

Coventry Pétanque Club stay top after win over Solihull Swans
Coventry Telegraph
COVENTRY Pétanque Club's Blue team remain unbeaten at the top of the Summer League first division after a win against Solihull Swans. ...

Last-gasp petanque win
Diss Mercury
THE valiant efforts of Shirley Coe and Ronnie Bartrum earned Diss Vikings a last-gasp victory in the Norfolk Petanque League against Drayton Bob Carter ...

Betty Thompson tops melee
Coventry Telegraph
COVENTRY Pétanque Club's Betty Thompson finished on top at the latest summer open melee competition at the Burnt Post. There were 16 competitors, ...

Coventry Petanque Club hosts successful open melee
Coventry Telegraph
There was some very close competition at the Burnt Post, Kenpas Highway, and two games ended with teams separated by just a single point and four games ...

Butchers and Hills impress
Cambridge News
CAMPETANQUE returned to the regional petanque scene in decent fashion as they came eighth in the first Eastern Counties qualifier ahead of September's ...

Diane Kruger: Boules Beauty
Just Jared (blog)
Diane Kruger throws a steel ball while playing the French boules game pétanque at the Chanel Party on Places des Lices in St. Tropez on Monday (May 10). ...

National Petanque Championships underway
VOVNews.vn
The 2010 National Petanque Championships got underway in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on May 6. About 150 players from 12 provinces and cities ...

Bowled over by game of petanque
Mosman Daily
PETANQUE - a form of boules - has been a part of village life in France for decades and one keen player is hoping it will be embraced by lower north shore ...

 

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