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This competition is organised by Cobbetts Boules Club on behalf of the SCPA. It involves teams being drawn to play 5 matches (of 3 games) through the summer, some home and some away. The top teams qualify for the finals day in October. Please encourage your members to take part in this event which is held in memory of June Lombard who did so much for the sport both at Cobbetts, in the region and nationally. Download the Entry Form here.
Another successful weekend for Southern Counties at the Mill Rythe Holiday Village on Hayling Island.
Division 1 of the Inter-Regional Championship was won by Chiltern Region with Southern Counties coming second; the Junior Inter-Regional Championship was won by the Eastern Region with the Southern Counties coming second; Division 1 of the Challenge Tournament was won by Chiltern Region with Southern Counties coming fourth and Division 2 of the Challenge Tournament was won by the Combined Team of two teams from Southern Counties and two teams from the Chiltern Region.
Altogether a very enjoyable weekend for everyone at the new venue
Organsed by Cobbett's Boules Club, the indoor leagues will be held again at the Quob stables, Durley. Full details here.
Congratulations to David Plumhoff and Sean Prendergast, EPA Douubles Champions 2012, and to Debbie Elcome and Jack Blows, EPA Mixed Doubles Champions 2012. Congratulations too to Sam Thatcher and Sofaine Lachani who were runners-up in the Mixed Doubles.
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The Southern Counties Pétanque Association is one of a dozen or so geographic divisions of the English Pétanque Association (EPA), devoted to promoting the sport of Pétanque. Commonly known as French Boules, the game has an enthusiastic following in the UK where it is truly a family sport, appealing to young and old and to both men and women equally.
I am very pleased to welcome you to the website of the Southern Counties Pétanque Association.
Southern Counties is one of fifteen regions that are affiliated to the English Pétanque Association. Our Association has well over 400 members and well over 20 Clubs to be found across Hampshire, West Sussex, Dorset as well as parts of Surrey and Wiltshire.
2012 was a great year for our members who included National Champions and EPA International representatives. We had a good year at the EPA Inter-Regional Competitions at their new venue on Hayling Island finishing 2nd in Division 1 of the Inter-Regional Championship and 4th in Division 1 of the Challenge Tournament. Two of our teams with two teams from the Chiltern Region were the winners of Division 2 of the Challenge Tournament.
Southern Counties promotes 6-a-side and 9-a-side leagues from March to October as well as both Summer Doubles and Winter Doubles competitions. We hold competitions for our regional titles, competitions to select our representatives at an Inter-Regional Championship and Challenge Tournament. There are also regular Open competitions hosted and organised by individual Clubs.
This is an exceptional sport where we can all play against our most talented players at our clubs, in the leagues, in competitions and even just for fun. Whether you have played before or not you will find the same warm welcome at all of our Clubs and you will be able to find one based near you on our list of Affiliated Clubs. Whatever your ability you will be helped and encouraged to play and enjoy our exceptionally social sport.
Southern Counties Pétanque Association