2022/2023 SA State Triples Championship – Club de Petanque d’Adelaide – 21 August 2022

Seventy-eight players took part in this year’s State Triples Championship, which is almost certainly a record attendance for this event. It was a diverse crowd, including thirteen previous title holders and about the same number of players entering their first SAPL championship. In the middle of what has been another wet month, we were fortunate to strike a full day of fine weather.Continue reading

2021-2022 InterClub Competition Round 5 – Novar Gardens Petanque Club – 26th June 2022

The fifth and final round of another COVID-interrupted Interclub season was held in June – the reserve day on the calendar. The conditions were better than average in what has been a very wet month. A couple of early showers had players scurrying for brollies and raincoats, but they were only brief and most of the day was fine and sunny.

It was not the closest end result we’ve had, but this has been a very competitive season throughout. Coming into the deciding round, all of the top positions were up for grabs and five clubs were still a mathematical chance to take the title. However, Eastern Suburbs had put themselves in the box seat in Round 4. This time they missed out on the podium positions, but two teams in the top six earned them enough points to hold on to their advantage. Congratulations ESP on your fourth consecutive championship title.Continue reading