WA Juniors Update

The Interschool competition I ran at St Marks' college yesterday afternoon went well, a couple of kids cried because they didn't win, some boys cheated because they were losing to a team of girls so the endeavour was there. I ran the championship using the sports software to show them how we operate with the winning school receiving a trophy, the winning team gold medals and obut t-shirts, second and third received silver and bronze medallions and Perth College two sets of obut boules and scorers to encourage them to continue. Next year it promises to be bigger with more schools becoming involved. Last Friday I held a school excursion at the Subiaco grounds with about 70 kids attending from

Development Day at Flinders Petanque Club

On Sunday the 21st July, Flinders Petanque Club hosted a Player Development Day. Organised with Victorian Coach, Patrick Dufresne, the day included players from Flinders, Red Hill, Portsea and St Andrews Beach Clubs. Patrick had arranged a day of coaching and rules instruction. He had arranged support from Andre Deramond and Danny Green who conducted sessions explaining the finer points of rules to the players in attendance. Patrick's coaching sessions were supported by Warren Sowter, the Director of Coaching. The players welcomed the opportunity to learn about some basic playing skills including pointing and shooting. Patrick had arrange The clubs were provided with copies of the PFA Player


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