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Monday, December 3, 2018

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

The English Petanque Federation has produced a 21 minute training video which will be of interest to some Clubs in Australia.  Click on the image to go to the Youtube link for this video.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

People from Australia and New Zealand recently attended a week's tour of Norfolk Island where Petanque was a feature.  Some photos courtesy of Colin Buckley from Caulfield Petanque Club.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Congratulations to Julie Lacase and Anick Masson who won this year's Victorian Womens Doubles Championship at Weird Petanque Club on Sunday Oct 14th.  They beat Aileen Marie and Tina Genovese in the final.

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Victorian Doubles Championships were conducted at the Weird Entertainers and Petanque Club on Oct 14th.

Winners were

Men: Jessen Soomary and Nicolas Demunck

Women: Julie Lacase and Anick Masson

Men 60+: Rodney Deakin and Jacques Lebrasse

Women 60+: No competition due to...

Friday, October 12, 2018

The issue of how to rank players in Australia is oft debated.  The major problem is that a ranking system involves ranking individual players when they mostly play in teams of two or three. Additionally tournaments around the country vary widely in skills level present...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Weird Petanque Club in Victoria has accepted an invitation from a Japanese businessman to conduct the tournament called the Pan Pacific which has been conducted every two years in recent times.  This will feature a number of teams from Japan and around the Pacific as w...

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The final day of the Tournament saw France win over Morocco 13 - 7 in the Triples and Dylan Rocher of France win the Shooting Competition.  Both twins were predicable on form.  The only upset was when the Umpire in the shooting red carded the Madagascan player twice fo...

Saturday, September 15, 2018

We started day three in the Nations Cup with a knock out game against Cambodia.  A bad start again had us down 6-0 after three ends.  We then started coming back with some good pointing by Harold Dercy and shooting from both Lionel Chazal and Patrick Dufresne. After ei...

Saturday, September 15, 2018

The second day of play saw the Australian team play three games, losing two of them (to Turkey and Taiwan, that one by just 1 point!)  The winning game against Scotland was 13-0.  That left us on a win loss ratio of 2-3 and a delta of +2

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