The South Australian Petanque League is inviting Expressions of Interest from players interested in representing SA at the 2024 Interstate Challenge to be held at the Bert Smith Community Centre at Nerang on the Gold Coast, on the 24th and 25th August 2024..

Attached are the details for the team selection and training process and an “Expression of Interest” form.

SAPL players who are interested in taking part should complete the form and return it to Adrian Clements by the 12th April 2024 (clementsadrian@hotmail.com).

Interstate Challenge EOI 2024 (PDF)

Interstate Challenge EOI 2024 (WORD)


Trans-Tasman 2024

Trans-Tasman Petanque 2024

Every year for the last 20 years there has been an International Petanque tournament where teams from New Zealand and Australia compete for the title of Trans-Tasman Champions. The event is held alternatively in NZ and Australia. The tournament has two divisions, Open and 60+.

Scores are decided on points awarded for wins. 3 for a Triples, 2 for a Doubles and 1 for Singles.

In 2024, the event was held at the Subiaco Petanque Club in Perth WA on the weekend of 16/17 March.

For only the fourth time in the 20 years the Australian team won both divisions. The Open score was AUS 94 NZ 50 and 60+ AUS 72 NZ 48.

There was a strong representation of SA players involved:

  • in the Open: Ha Nguyen, Haejung Jang, Selina Dally,Giselle Whiteaker, Van Nguyen and Jean-Luc Gonnet. Coach Adrian Clements.
  • in the 60+: Brian Tuckfield. Coaches Glenis Wilson and Kenny May.