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Winter Competition at St Kilda a Great Success

The St Kilda Club conducted a series of competitions over the Winter period - usually pretty quiet for Petanque. Held very second Sunday the series attracted a lot of support. Below are some of the photos form Grand Final day. The overall Winner was Marjorie Savaniav from Weird Club.

Petanque at the SEA Games

PFA Director of Sport Andre Deramond is one of the International Umpires at the Petanque Tournament at the SEA Games in KL. For more details on these games (Australia is not participating) go to this Link. Andre has sent a few photos from the event below. Also follow his Facebook page at this Link.

Super 4 Finals - The Teams

Super 4 Finals CAMBERWELL 9 -10 September 2017 OPEN Teams Victoria 1 Pierrot Lubin Jessen Soomary Anick Masson Min Kuan Lim Victoria 2 Ben Nicholson Rick Heblethwaite Aileen Hebblethwaite Raewyn Judd NSW Harold Dercy Kierran Clarke Stella Jang Hae Jung Chantelle Mc Grath WA Vickram Ramjuttun Vickram Khadaroo Margaret McCormick Claudia Van Schellbeeck Over 60 Teams SA Dominic Pierre Guy Detot Rada Pierre Annie Hambur WA Gilbert Tourneur Charles Jodun Stephanie Corcoran Monique Tourneur NSW Grant Threadgate Mario Wende Rosemary Wall Kim Threadgate Vic Michel Lousteau Peter Ally Alice Carre Huguette Mercier

The Universality of Petanque

With 112 national federations, Petanque is universal, present on the five continents and in the largest countries - Argentina, Australia, China, USA, India, Japan, Russia - but also in very small states: Brunei, Djibouti, Haiti, Monaco, Seychelles, Vanuatu . It is present both in islands - Malta, Mauritius, Comoros, on the foothills of the Himalaya - Bhutan, Nepal - in the warmer countries - Qatar, Polynesia - as in the colder regions: Canada, Mongolia. This universality is not only geographical; it's also reflected in the number of countries that won medals in various world championships. This inevitably increases from year to year, demonstrating that the quantitative development of Petanqu

Petanque in the World of Bowls

The sport of bowls has four main disciplines - Petanque, which is the most developed - Lyonnaise, Raffa, Lawn Bowsl - and hundreds of local or regional games of bowls. With 262 federations in 165 countries - 112 federations in 112 countries for Petanque alone on the five continents - with about 20 million members and hundreds of millions of casual practitioners or leisure, Boules Sport is among the sports with the most followers in the world . The International Federation of Petanque, Raffa and Lyonnaise came together in 1985 to create the CMSB, the World Confederation of Ball Sports. This was recognized in 1986 by the IOC. Recognition is renewed every four years. CMSB, and therefore the FI

August PFA Newsletter

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