Winter League – Final Table

Following the third and final round of the 2017-18 Winter League, the champions this year are Nottingham City PC with Chesterfield PC in 2nd place. Congratulations to them both.

Thank you to all participating clubs for making these league matches so enjoyable and special thanks to those clubs that hosted the three rounds played.

Final Table

Winter League Results – Final Table 2017 v1 (Download)

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Sherwood Shield 2017

Please see the results table below showing all the results from this year’s Sherwood Shield competition. The Mercia Sherwood Shield champions for 2017 are Chesterfield Petanque Club with Nottingham City PC taking the runners-up position.

Congratulations to Chesterfield Petanque Club on a very successful summer of petanque.

Mercia Closed Triples Championship

Following on from their success at the Nottingham Open Doubles Tournament in early July, Carla & Tim Jervis joined forces with their Chesterfield PC teammates, Carole Sheppard and Ian Kingman to win today’s Mercia Triples Championship.

In an exciting final match played against Mokhtar Benarab, Abdel Fekir, Peter Newton and Brian Forbes from Nottingham City PC, Tim’s team put on a display of great shooting and pointing to lift the title.

Congratulations to Chesterfield Petanque Club and to Carla, Tim, Carole & Ian.

A special thank you must go to Morris Goodman for being umpire for the day, and to Rainworth Petanque Club and all their helpers for hosting this event and keeping the players supplied with food and refreshments all day.

Another great day of competition, thank you to all who took part.

 

Mercia Regional Competitions

If you are considering entering any of Mercia’s regional competitions in July, please complete your entry forms and return them to Zena Forbes (See competition entry forms for Zena’s address).

Entries close on the 3rd July for the Mercia shooting and singles competitions that are being held at Mansfield Petanque Club on the 9th July.

Entry Forms

Mercia Shooting Entry Form (Download)

Mercia Singles Entry Form (Download)

Entries close for the Mercia regional triples competition on the 17th July, the competition will be held at Rainworth Petanque Club on the 23rd July.

Entry Form

Mercia Triples Entry Form(Download)

Please note: All competition entrants must be registered with Mercia  Petanque Association and hold a valid EPA licence.

Thank you.

 

Sherwood Shield Finals – 29th January 2017 (Arena PC)

Yesterday saw the conclusion of the Sherwood Shield competition for 2016/17. The full results are shown in the tables below. sherwood-shield-finals-2017

Congratulations to all those who made the Sherwood Shield finals, Mansfield PC become the Shield Champions for 2017 and Fernwood PC have become the Plate Champions for the first time…Well done!

A special thank you to all the clubs who have hosted Sherwood Shield and Winter League events.

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Go Karting – 22nd January 2017

Those Mercia members that represented the region at last year’s Inter-regional championships on Hayling Island were invited to either a karting day or a spa day courtesy of the Mercia Petanque Association.gk1

The Karting was held last Sunday, 22nd January, and although the weather was bitterly cold, everyone had a great time. The competitors were separated into two groups who then completed a ten minute time trial. The time trial resulted in finding the fastest racers in each group who then competed against each other in a 20 minute final.

gk2In group one, the results were in 3rd place John Proctor, 2nd place Graham Dear , and in 1st position Steve Harrington who led from the start. In group two, it was a closely fought battle between Paul Bult , Mike Ricketts and Daniel Chalmers. Mike managed to gain the lead until 2 laps from the  finish when an incident caused him to spin off. This gave Paul the opportunity to come through to take the winners prize with Wayne Marshall 2nd and Daniel Chalmers 3rd.

Well done to everyone!