Sunday best is required

Thursday, July 31, 2014
11:01 AM

The Devon Pétanque Region is a member of the English Pétanque Association (EPA), the governing body of pétanque in England, writes John Thatcher.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

Pétanque is more normally known as the French game of boules, in fact pPétanque is the only recognised international form of the sport.

This Sunday (August 3), Devon Pétanque Region will host teams from Kernow (Cornwall) and the Great Western Region (Somerset, North Wiltshire and Gloucestershire) at the ISCA Bowls and Bridge Centre, Summer Lane, Whipton, Exeter, EX4 8NT.

Teams of three from each region will compete against each other starting at 10.30am and continuing until early evening (6pm).

Each match is played to 13 points with teams scoring oneoint for every one of their own boules closer to the jack than their opponent’s.

This is an annual event that Devon has often dominated, but Kernow has been pushing its neighbours hard over the past two years and this year’s event will be very competitive with all three regions striving to better each other.

Spectators are very welcome at any time during the day.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Midweek Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Midweek Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Forgotten your password?

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Midweek Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Photo Orders
Letters
Competitions
Subscription
Join us on Facebook
View or book a notice

Join our newsletter

Local Search 24 – East Devon
Looking for a:

Location:

Search radius:

Exmouth's trusted business directory