The EPPC supported the National Play Day events in Eastwood Park on Friday 3rd August. A great occasion enjoyed by Members and families of all ages.
Congratulations to those Mercia players that qualified to represent England in the Home Nations Finals in August and commiserations to those Mercia players who just missed out.
The four Mercia’s players who will represent England at the Home Nations Championships in Jersey are: Mokhtar Benarab from Nottingham City PC who finished in 4th place with his team mates, Tim Raine and Abdenour Beladaci from the East Midlands & Heart of England regions respectively. Plus David Mellors, Richard Derham and Carl Shephardson from Mansfield PC who finished in 2nd place.
Well done to them all.
The Full Results (Click to view)
Congratulations to David Mellors, Carl Shephardson & Richard Derham from Mansfield Petanque Club who have qualified to represent England at the Home Nations Championships in August. The three Mansfield players won all five of their matches at yesterday’s HN Qualifier to earn their place as one of the eight teams who will defend England’s title at this year’s HN Championships in Jersey, where they will play against Scotland, Wales and Jersey.
Well done Guys!!
Please support our friends at Lincoln Branleys PC who are hosting the Martin Birkhead Trophy competition on the 17th June.
Martin Birkhead 2018 (Download)
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)
Bourne Abbots PC are hosting three competitions this year. The first is the Keith Cardell Doubles Competition on Monday 28th May. You can find details of Bourne’s other competitions on the Mercia regional calendar.
Please distribute the details of the KCD competition to your club members.
Keith Cardell Memorial Doubles 2018 (Download)
Thank you for your support.
The Mercia RMC are delighted to announce that Ravenshead Petanque club has today joined the Mercia petanque family. We wish Ravenshead PC every success with their club development and look forward to seeing them join us in Mercia 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.
A video celebrating the success of England’s female Petanque players in 2017.
Well done ladies!!