PFA Easter Festival of Pétanque

Pétanque Federation of Australia held it’s Easter Festival of Pétanque April 13-16.  The event consisted of a shooting competition, singles, doubles and triples.   Three SA players competed in the tournament: Dave Lefer, Sukrit Vaswani and Lionel Chazal, all from Eastern Suburbs Pétanque.

They came away from the event with great results.

Lionel Chazel is the new Australian Shooting Champion.  Sukrit and Lionel are the new Australian Doubles Champions, and Dave (playing with Mohamed Qabba fom NSW) finished 3rd.

Australian Doubles Champions – Suki & Lionel

You can read a wrap up of the tournament here.

Press Release -International Pétanque Tournament to be held in Adelaide this March

The Eastern Suburbs Pétanque Club will host the Trans-Tasman Challenge at Unley Park Sports Club, 8 Northgate Street, Unley Park over the weekend of 18 & 19 March 2017.

The challenge is an annual competition between national teams representing Australia and New Zealand and alternates between the countries. This is the first time the event has been held in South Australia.

“We lodged an expression of interest to host this tournament last year and we won the bidding” ESP President Alexi Alexi said “It promotes Adelaide and it provides excitement for the Kiwis and Australians to come and do battle here in Adelaide. “It is the only international pétanque tournament held in Australia.”

The event promises a great weekend of International competition.

Trans Tasman Petanque Challenge in Adelaide – Press Release

Trans Tasman 2017 ProgramContinue reading

Trans Tasman 2017 at ESP

The 2017 Trans Tasman International competition will be held at the Eastern Suburbs Pétanque Club in Adelaide  at their piste at 8 Northgate St, Unley Park on March 18th and 19th.
Come along and see the best Australian and New Zealand players fight for their national honours.

Expressions of Interest for hosting International and National Events

The PFA Board seeks expression of interest for the following International and National events.

 A League or a club can apply for event

  •  Trans Tasman 2017 to be played in Australia Date March to May
  • PFA Petanque Carnival (Easter) Date 14 to 18 April 2017
    • This event will be held over 4 to 5 days at one venue and PFA would run

    • Shooting

    • Single

    • Double

    • Triple

  • PFA would consider holding event at same venue for 3 years.

  • PFA State Super 4 competition for 2017 –  Dates  2 – 3 September 2017

 Expression of interest to be sent to Terry Dando –

 PFA Secretary at tdando@vtown.com.au by 15 July 2016

Criteria for hosting are at http://www.petanquefederationaustralia.com/#!eoi-to-host/c1x69

Super 4 – Email from Andre Deramond

Dear all,

The PFA Board has finalised the entries for the first interstate Super 4

We are pleased to have for our first edition 23 teams or 92 players registered to participate in the event.

Each State league should now organise their qualification calendar

Final will be played at the Caulfield park petanque Club in Victoria on 3 – 4 September 2016.Continue reading