Mercia Winter League 2018/19

This year’s winter league starts on the 28th October at Mansfield. For the 2018-19 winter season, each club brings two doubles teams & one mixed triple plus substitutes. The round robin format is employed and this year 50 minute timed games are being used to ensure that all rounds are synchronised. Points are accrued over every match day and carried forward to the final competition match day where the club with the most wins over the series will be crowned as champions (See competition rules).

2018-19 Dates

  • Round 1 – 28th October 2018 – Mansfield PC
  • Round 2 – 25th November 2018 – Nottingham City PC
  • Round 3 – 13th January 2019 – Venue TBC

The fixtures and dates can be downloaded using the link below.

Mercia Winter League Fixtures V1 Final (Download)

Winter League rules and format 2018 V1 (Download)

 

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Sherwood Shield 2018

The attached table shows the results after the completion of the individual head to head rounds. There is one  final match day on Sunday 21st October where a further 4 match points can be won by each competing club.

Click to download table: Sherwood_Shield_Results_Table_2018

Sherwood_Shield_Results_Table_2018

Inter Regional Qualifiers – Round 1

Round one of the Mercia inter regional qualifiers was held at Chesterfield Petanque Club yesterday. Thankfully the weather was kind and a great day’s petanque was enjoyed by all the teams.

Our thanks to Chesterfield PC for hosting this round of the qualifiers and to their committee and helpers for looking after us so well. Our thanks also goes to Morris Goodman for umpiring the event for Mercia.

Please see the results below:

Mercia Inter Regional Qualifiers Round One (Download)

 

Regional Singles & Shooting Competitions 

Competition Entry Reminder

The Mercia regional singles & shooting competitions will be played at Mansfield PC on Sunday the 8th April. To enter you will need to have an EPA licence that is registered in the Mercia region.
Please note: The winner of the regional shooting competition will represent the Mercia region at the inter regional finals at Hayling Island in September.

The closing date for entry to both competitions has changed and is now Tuesday 3rd April.

Thank you.

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)

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.