Newsletter No.15 – June 16

City of Bath Pétanque Club

Newsletter No 15.  June 2016

A word from The Chair:

The CoBPC Club Night is Monday at LSC where we coach or just come to play games and socialise. The Brunel team play home matches on Mondays so it is a chance for the whole club to get together.

If you are not up to a game then the bar is always open for refreshments.

Club Trips.

Our club trip this year is to Germany from September 29th to October 4rd.

If you have not yet booked and would like to come please contact Diana for more information. They are always good fun and you will meet some of our visitors from the 2015 Anniversary Cup.

Team Manager Notes:

Larkhall Doubles.

A doubles competition in aid of the LSC tractor fund starts 1.30 pm on Saturday June 4th, £5 entry fee, this is aimed at getting new members from the Larkhall area and for our own members. Email your entry to

Singles ladder: Greg Haynes with 3 wins is now 2nd. If you wish to join in, put your name and phone number on a card on the bottom of the ladder and start by challenging one or two above.

Club Doubles Competition:

Final – Jim & Helga v Clive and Richard.

Plate final – Don & Thelma v Robin & Frances.

Club Triples:

Entries close this weekend. Each round is 2 weeks and you can substitute, so get your team together. Rules are on the website. Send your club triples entries to

Brunel Team:  After 6 matches we are 6th in the Table.

BTBL:  The Sham Boules are top of Div 3, well done to Captain Nigel and his team.

Coaching: Test your skills, how good are you and do you need some help?

June 6th Skills assessment. See how well you are doing.

The coaching team will be discussing the future programme on June 8th. Please let Don or a coach know if you have any suggestions

Notes from the Executive Committee:

Next Committee meeting July 1st

The committee have approved expenditure for 5 picnic benches. They have been delivered and installed in time for the 4th June event.

Diane Greenaway is appointed Events Manager, so please contact her if you would like to help.

Please send any requests for discussion to Sally Woodward


Parley Visit June 22nd

We visited the Parley Club in Bournemouth last year and the return match is at LSC on Wednesday 22 June from 10.30 to 4.30pm. The £10 entry fee includes refreshments, lunch and tea. Please let Don know if you would like to play. Please see our website for more details.



CoBPC Doubles Competition Final.

CoBPC Internal Triples Championship starts.

4th Larkhall Open Doubles, LSC, 1.30pm.

4th Boule Uk Doubles, Ship Inn.

12th GWR Triples, Cricklade.

18th Boule Uk Triples. Codrington Arms.

17 th – 19th Big Bath Boules charity event Q/S.

22nd Parley Club Visit.

25th Boule Uk Doubles, Filton.


1st Twinning event Q/S 6pm (we organise).

2nd Melee 1.45 (Chris McGinn Leading).

10th Generation Cup 1.45pm (see website).

16th GWR over 50 Doubles, Ship Inn.

17th GWR Mixed Doubles. Ship Inn.

All EPA & GWR events are open to our members.

Club Squad GWR Doubles:

Well done to Diana & Alex and Chris & Christine for reaching the main competition Quarter finals, and to Jim & Helga who beat Mike & Mark in the Plate final.

EPA Nationals:

Congratulations to Frances & Mary who were runners up in the Plate final.

Newsletter Editor:

Next edition: June  16th