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

At the end o...

Friday, September 14, 2018

In unprecedented scenes for FIPJP World Championships (according to old hands who've been to many) Day One ended with all participant nations marching behind their national flags down the street from the site of the competition to a massive tent near the town hall wher...

Friday, September 14, 2018

Ten love down after two ends isn't the greatest start to a World Championship... but more on that later. 

The world mens triples championships commenced on Sept 13 in a small town north of Quebec City in Canada.  The town is Desbiens and, at first place, its not that im...

Friday, September 14, 2018

The annual Super 4 competition was held in Adelaide last weekend (Sept 8/9).  Super 4 is a competition where the best teams from each State compete against each other - two men and two women in Open and Sixty Plus classes.

The results:  (List of teams bel...

Sunday, September 9, 2018

See the attached link for a short 2min video from the Confédération Européenne de Pétanque.  Its in English.  Good for demonstrating Petanque at open days or other presentations.

Confédération Européenne de Pétanque

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