Everyone at Croydon Petanque Club would like to wish our reader a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
We have arranged to play Sutton Highfield in a friendly match at Ashburton Park on Monday August 8th at 13:30. This match will be between teams of 6. An availability sheet, for Croydon members, is on the club notice board. The team will be selected on Friday July 29th.
The inaugural final of this new competition was played on Friday September 24th between David Randall and Ash Patel in front of a healthy number of spectators. David finished the winner by 13-7. The detailed scoring was as follows: End David Randall Ash Patel 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 3 […]
Sunday 5th September saw Croydon Petanque Club hold The Mark Barlow tournament, in remembrance of Mark, who sadly passed away in 2020 from coronavirus. Mark had often spoken to his work colleagues about his passion for the game, filling them in on where he’d spent his weekend playing, come rain or shine. It is because […]
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 […]
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 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.
As London went into Tier 4 from midnight, all organised club activity is now suspended. The piste is available for socially distanced play, subject to the government Tier 4 guidelines. We hope to back at some point in the new year.
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 […]