Like so many organisations, we had to get creative with our 2021 AGM. Having already dealt with most of the routine matters with the agreement of the membership, we were able to conclude the formalities via an outside meeting last Saturday (May 22nd) on the terrain. Due to the previous heavy rain making the hard […]
We held the first competition of the year on Sunday in weather that rabged from really quite pleasant to … really very much not. As we were unable to use the hut, a crew erected an awning that provided some shelter from the elements, and that helped a lot. We had 18 players, meaning that […]
There have been a couple of further changes to our club competition calendar. The Drawn Pairs, scheduled for September 5th has been replaced by a special tournament for the Mark Barlow Trophy. This will give members of Mark’s family, and former colleagues, the opportunity to come together with members of this club to remember Mark […]
In view of the timing of the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral, and the general expecttaion that the country will pause while it is on, the committee have decided to bring forward the regular Saturday Club Session on the 17th to 10:00, instead of its normal 13:00.
We have decided to postpone our Club Singles Competition, originally scheduled for Saturday April 24th, until COVID regulations have been relaxed enough that we can accommodate the number of concurrent matches required. A further announcment will be made once we have a new date.
We reopened the pistes on Wednesday morning with our first club session after the latest lockdown restrictions were relaxed. 13 players turned out on what was a very pleasant, not to say warm, morning and it was great to see Tony and Cec drop by after their 2nd jabs. We have a full program of […]
Following the government’s recent announcements on a exit from lockdown, Petanque England have issued a Roadmap to Return to Play, which can be found here: https://www.petanque-england.uk/2021/02/23/the-roadmap-to-play/ If all goes well, therefore, we could be re-starting our Club Sessions from March 29th. Here’s hoping.
The general Covid lockdown is due to end at midnight on December 1st, and Croydon is expected to be in Tier 2 from December 2nd. Accordingly, the committee is pleased to announce that club sessions will recommence on Wednesday December 2nd. As before, these will be fully socially distanced and in accordance with all regulations […]