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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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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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Mann/Mitchell Win Inaugural SXP Over-50s Championship

Last Sunday, windy, dull and sometimes showery, BHPC members made up more than 70% of entrants for the inaugural Sussex Pétanque (SXP) Over-50s Championship, “not bad for one club across a whole region!” The nine teams present were divided into two leagues, the top … Continue reading

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Tony Mann: EPA National Teams Manager of Choice

In addition to being EPA National Secretary (which involves tons of work) and past BHPC President, Tony Mann is now ploughing a fertile and fascinating furrow in the world of pétanque – manager of teams representing England at international championships. Here, … Continue reading

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Rabbit Shortage Hampers BHPC Progress in EuroCup

Playing in the third round of the EuroCup against Hartley PC – the biggest club in the EPA and based in an attractive sports complex a few miles south of Gravesend – was always going to be a big ask. As … Continue reading

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Official: Our Tony Mann Second Best Shooter in England

Each year, the top two shooters in each region of the EPA compete in the shooting championship at the annual Champion of Champions Championships which were held at Oxshott last weekend. As Sussex 1 representative, Tony (who is also the EPA National Secretary) completed … Continue reading

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