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EuroCup: BHPC Third Round Win to Get Into Last 16

Yesterday – gratifyingly sunny, warm and windless – the club hosted Arreton Barnes from the Isle of Wight for a Euro Cup for Clubs third round match. We got off to a welcome start by winning both first-round triples games: 13-5 to Harvey, Janice … Continue reading

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Club Wins in Round 2 of EuroCup

Yesterday, a lovely day, six club members converged at the White Hart in Netherfield (just north of Battle) to play the pétanque club based there in the second round of the Euro Cup for Clubs.  (Messieurs Quintais, Suchaud, Lacroix, Rocher, here … Continue reading

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Maynard/Simmonds-Issler Win Club Doubles

Compmeister, Ian Maynard writes: “Blue skies and an absence of wind greeted twelve club members last Sunday as they arrived for the final one-day club tournament of 2015. With just six pairs the format was a league, so each pair played … Continue reading

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No, No, Yo-yo!

Yo-yo? What yo-yo?, ‘S Wonderful, ‘S Marvelous. Having won promotion to Division 1 in the EPA Inter-Regional Championship for the first time last year, how can we find the words to sum up Sussex Pétanque’s amazing achievement in staying up last … Continue reading

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Tony Mann Retains Club Singles Title

Competition Secretary Ian Maynard writes: “Last Saturday thirteen club members turned up for our Club Singles tournament: not the ideal number, as someone was always sitting out (in the league of 5), but manageable with two qualifying leagues of four and … Continue reading

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Inaugural Challenge Match vs Thames Valley

On Saturday our club was pleased to host yet another team for a friendly Challenge match. Thames Valley brought down 15 players plus assorted WAGS for a whole weekend that turned out warm and sunny (except for Sunday morning). Many of their players were from Thames … Continue reading

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Channing-Gibbons SXP Mixed Doubles Runners-up

Nine teams turned out on a warm day, but with a some thankfully short-lived lightish pluvial nonsense, for this annual competition with players from Brighton, Crowborough and Hastings. There were leagues of four and five teams in the morning with the top two teams from each … Continue reading

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