2013 News, Results and Reports

with thanks to M Binley

Regional Triples

The 2013 Regional Triples was attended by nine teams. After winning the Champion of Champions the previous year, Doug, Adam and Christian were looking to defend their title by booking their place in the champions of champions again this year. They got off to a good start winning 4 out of 5 games in the snake, and finishing top team. They faced a tough game in the Semi Final playing Kath, Clare and Stone, but came out on top, and went on to win the Regional Triples, beating the runners up, Richard, Tony and Gavin

Sunday 01 September

at the Willow, Thurmaston

1

D Mclean, A Ball, C Seville

2

R Smith, T Moulding, G Naylor

3=

M Binley, I Binley, R Damodar

3=

C Brooks, K Brooks, S Williams

Regional Singles, Shooting and Pointing

Sunday 18 August

at Bourne Abbots Pétanque Club, Lincolnshire

Eleven Players entered the Singles competition held at Bourne Abbots Pétanque Club and played in a 6 round snake, followed by Semi-finals and a Final. Congratulations to Emma who came out on top as the Regional Singles Champion. The Winners and runners up of the Shooting Competition will go down to the Champion of Champions and they were John and Stone. John also won the Pointing competition - having gone first in that event, his score went unbeaten

Regional Singles

Regional Shooting

Regional Pointing

1

E Longstaff

1

J Edmondson

1

J Edmondson

2

C Seville

2

S Williams

2

M Ricketts

3

S Williams

3

E Longstaff

3

K Tuner

4

K Turner

4

L Edmondson

4

S Williams

Open Beginners Doubles

A good day was had by all at the Beginners Doubles, held at the Nottingham City Pétanque Club at Valley Road. The Winners overall were Peter and Carol Thorpe, who will both be disqualified from playing in this competition again next year

Sunday 11 August

Nottingham City PC

 

EPA Womens Triples

Sunday 04 August

Whitnash Windmill PC, Warks

Congratulations to Lisa Edmondson, who won the EPA Womens Triples qualifiers to represent England in next year’s European Championships along with teammates Kim Lachani, Myra Huntley and Emma Coggins

Well done also to Emma Longstaff who finished Runner up and will play for England in Spain later this year with Sarah Huntley, Lisa Goliger and Claire White

 

Open Triples

Sunday 28 July

at the Air Hostess Petanque Club

1

D Mclean, N Ashby, A Harrison

3

S Lawrence, G Marshall, P Summers

2

R Smith, E Longstaff, A Ball

4

W McShane, R McShane, A Winter

Regional Doubles

The 2013 closed doubles was only attended by eight teams this year and the organisers decided to play a round robin. The event was held on the new terrains at the Dovecote. The top two teams, and qualified for the EPA Champion of Champions event in October were M Binley with J Edmondson, and D Pallet with A Ball

Sunday 21 July

at the Dovecote, Narborough

1

M Binley, J Edmondson

2

D Pallet, A Ball

3

T Moulding, C Seville

4

K Brooks, P Brooks

Open Doubles

The Open Doubles competition was held at the Lincoln Branleys PC after the usual Big Breakfast at Damons Restaurant. Finishing 3rd and just missing out on the final were N Ashby and D Mclean. After five straight wins throughout the day, the Runners Up were L Edmondson and J Sheffield, losing to the eventual winners E Longstaff and S Williams

Sunday 23 June

at Lincoln Branleys PC

1

E Longstaff, S Williams

2

L Edmondson, J Sheffield

3

N Ashby, D McClean

4

M Binley, T Moulding