Category Archives: Non-BHPC Competitions

BHPC Contingent at Adur Snowboules Open Doubles

Ian Maynard writes: “Twelve BHPC players (all in mixed pairs), along with sixty other players competed in the first tournament of the season the Adur Snowboules [last Sunday]. Of the top sixteen teams to emerge from the nine leagues in … Continue reading

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Issler-Simmonds/Issler Storm to =46th in London Open Doubles, Sunday 24 August

Alan Issler writes: “On August 24 2014 myself and Joe participated in the annual London Open Doubles competition at Harrow Pétanque Club. This is an annual competition of 64 teams with a great range of top teams participating from England, France, … Continue reading

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BHPC Boys Fannyfest

Inflicting a total of three fannies between them, both BHPC teams in yesterday’s Adur PC’s Bastille Day Doubles event won their respective three-game leagues (eight in all) to go into the eight-team Main draw. David A and Ian fannied two teams, including … Continue reading

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Club Success at Arundel Spring Triples

Despite a poor weather forecast, David A, Tony and Gareth joined 27 other teams for Arundel PC’s Spring Triples yesterday. Winning all their morning league games (7 leagues of 4 teams), our trio sadly lost the Main quarter-final, and so … Continue reading

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BHPC History Group Asks “Did Noah Play Petanque?”

After the torrential downpour on Sunday, one can quite understand the ancient rumours that Noah was the first person in recorded history to try his hand at pétanque and all the animals had three boules each for their doubles games. Notwithstanding this … Continue reading

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VA: The PPF Final – Another Petanque Master Class

In the final of this new top-class French competition – PPF (Passion Pétanque Française) – we meet the legendary Christian Fazzano (middle), Romain Fournié (pointer) and Christophe Sarrio (shooter). Watch out for a terrible contre* towards the end of this excellent game. … Continue reading

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Mann-Maynard Win Worthing Charity Doubles

We salute our members, Tony Mann and Ian Maynard who, on a sunny Sunday 16 March, won the Charity Doubles organised by Worthing PC, with 30 teams participating. With some fortune in avoiding the ‘League of Death’, Ian and Tony … Continue reading

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