After a very significant amount of work, Novar Gardens Petanque Club has completed post-production of videos of four finals from last Easter’s Australian Championships and a promotional video. Continue reading
Category Archives: National Competition
SA State Triples Championship 2021
South Australian State Triples Championship
Saturday 28th/Sunday 29th August, 2021
HOSTED BY: EASTERN SUBURBS PETANQUE CLUB, 8 NORTHGATE STREET, UNLEY PARK
Australian Masters Games – October 5-12
Well the games are almost here, the first competition, the Singles is at ESP on Saturday October 5. And that night at the Convention Centre the first night of Entertainment, Adelaide cover band Blackjack is on following the Opening Ceremony.
The Doubles competitions follows at Novar Gardens with the Doubles competition on the Monday 7th and Mixed Doubles are on Tuesday 8th in the afternoon followed by the Pétanque Social Function that evening.
Wednesday night has more entertainment, Immaculate Madonna
The Triples competitions is on at Prospect on the Thursday.
Friday Night there is more Entertainment, – The Ultimate Elvis Tribute with Mark Anthony
Saturday is the Closing Ceremony and more entertainment – Billy Joel Tribute Concert
For more details on the schedule of games go to the AMG Page. The schedule is downloadable here
South Aussie Players chosen to represent Australia
Congratulations to the following SA players:
Lionel Chazal, Deb Rodda and Selina Dally
The three players have been selected to represent Australia at an International level, Lionel at the Men’s World Championship in Canada in September and Deb and Selena in the Asian Championships in Kuala Lumpur in July.
Men’s World Championship ( Australian Team)
- Lionel Chazal (SA)
- Harold Dercy (NSW)
- Frederic Vencatasamy (VIC)
- Laurent Fossaert(VIC)
The following players have been named as emergencies in case of a withdrawal
- Pierrot Lubin
- Francois Hitie
- Tim Stevenson
- Dennis Masson
Patrick Dufresne was appointed coach of the team.
Women’s Team for Asian Championship
- Deb Rodda (SA)
- Selina Dally (SA)
- Cathy Ayre (NSW)
- Christine Caseris (WA)
Coach & Delegate-Jim Ayre to be approached by Neil to see if he is available.
ESP Players excel at the Australian Nationals Easter Championships
Wendy Bensen Deb Rodda & Selina Dally runners up ladies Triples at the Australian Nationals Easter Championships in Melbourne. And double congratulations to Deb, runner up ladies doubles with Cathy Ayre. Go girls!
Well done from the SA Pétanque community
Wendy Bensen Deb Rodda & Selina Dally
Deb Rodda & Cathy Ayre
South Australia’s Veteran Super 4 team Wins the Super 4
The team of Rada Pierre, Annie Hambour, Guy Detot & Dominique Pierre won the veterans Super 4 competition in Melbourne on the weekend.
Big congratulations to the team!
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.
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 at ESP
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
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 email@example.com by 15 July 2016
Criteria for hosting are at http://www.petanquefederationaustralia.com/#!eoi-to-host/c1x69