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Winter league - one more round to go

No change in the top three places in the winter league since the last round. Still in the top slot are Andrew Jarvis and Roy Pemberton, with 13 wins from 15 games played. In second place are PD and Barney of the North Inn Petanque Club, Pendeen, with 10 wins; they could overtake the leaders in the final round next month - just!

Third, with eight wins from 15, are Simon Penna, Pete English and, making a welcome return to the piste in this round, Sarah Jarvis. Moving up one place since last month, Jock Turnham and Gordon Couch are in fourth place with seven wins, pushing Dave and Rosemary Piggin (six wins) down one to fifth. Graeme Kirkham and Susan Williamson had two wins in this round to make six in total and just hang on to their sixth place.

The two teams in seventh and eighth places both have six wins from from 12 games played: Colin 'Boot' Booth and Ray Beresford of the North Inn just lead from Arnaud Ruetsch and Richard Lapworth. Kate Herrick and Paul Rundle have four wins from nine games played and Robert Herrick and Wendy Booker have three wins from 12.

The final round of the winter league will be played at the Star Inn, St Day, on 3 March.

 

Kernow Pétanque AGM and doubles match - 16 February

The Kernow Pétanque Annual General Meeting will take place at the Star Inn, St Day, on Saturday 16 February at 2.30. Full details are available from the Secretary (see Contact us page).

Before the meeting there will be a doubles competition. Registration 10.00-10.15, start of play 10.30. £10 per team - prizes for all!

Lunches will be available from the usual Saturday Star menu.

PLease note: this event is on Saturday, not Sunday as usual for Kernow Pétanque events.

 

Winter League update

After three rounds of the Cornwall winter doubles league the top spot is held by Andrew Jarvis and Roy Pemberton, both of the Treleigh Arms Pétanque Society (TAPS), with eight wins out of nine games, 30 league points and a points difference of +50. Close behind are PD and Barney from the North Inn, Pendeen, with seven wins, 27 league points and +11.

Third and fourth places are very close: Dave and Rosemary Piggin (Tregony Pétanque Club) and Simon Penna and Pete English (TAPS) both have five wins and and 21 league points. Dave and Rosemary edge ahead with a +18 points difference compared with Simon and Pete's 0.

Fifth and sixth places are also close, with Kate Herrick and Paul Rundle (-3 points difference) edging ahead of Graeme Kirkham, Susan Williamson and Ian Johnson (-14). Both teams have four wins and 18 league points.

Four other teams are taking part. Currently in seventh place are Gordon Couch and Jock Turnham (three wins), followed by Arnaud Ruetsch and Richard Lapworth (three wins from six games), Robert Herrick and Wendy Booker (two wins) and Boot and Ray of the North Inn, Pendeen, with one win from six games.

The next round of the winter league will be played at the Star Inn, St Day, on 6 January.

 

 

Winter league - round 4

After four rounds of the winter league Andrew Jarvis and Roy Pemberton are still in the lead with 10 wins from 12 games and a points difference of +56. In second place, PD and Barney from the North Inn, Pendeen, have 9 wins and +13.

Moving up a place since the last round, Simon Penna and Pete English are on 7 wins (-4), pushing Dave and Rosemary Piggin into fourth place with 6 wins and +9.

Two more teams have played 12 games: Gordon Couch and Jock Turnham have 5 wins (-21) and Graeme Kirkham and Susan Williamson just 4 (-24).

Four teams have played only 9 games. Kate Herrick and Paul Rundle have 4 wins, as have Arnaud Ruetsch and Richard Lapworth. Boot and Ray Beresford are on 3 wins, Robert Herrick and Wendy Booker have 2.

The next round will be played on Sunday 3 February.

 

Tregony PC out of EuroCup

Tregony Pétanque Club ended their run in the current EuroCup competition on Saturday 1 December, losing to a team from the Compton Inn, Compton Dando, near Bath.

The match, played away at Compton, consisted of two triples games and three doubles. Dave Piggin and Paul Rundle won their doubles game 13-7 but the Compton team won all of the other games. The mixed triple of Peter Lynas, Rosemary Piggin and Susan Williamson lost 9-13, and the other triple, Dave Piggin, Paul Rundle and Graeme Kirkham, went down 7-13. In the other doubles Peter and Rosemary lost 2-13 and Graeme and Susan 9-13.

Many thanks to the Compton club for their hospitality and good luck in the next round.

 


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