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 The Drawn Pairs, scheduled for September 5th has been replaced by a special tournament for the Mark Barlow Trophy.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 […]
16 members of CPC got together yesterday (Sunday) to play a socially distanced, but very enjoyable and competitive “Covid Cup” Drawn Pairs event at Ashburton Park. The pistes had been set up with 2 very wide lanes on each, giving plenty of room for players in each game. For extra safety, games in each group […]
The Croydon team of Linda Greenwood, John Desbottes, Steve Gorman, Gary Greenman, Robin Reid, and Richard Scrimshaw finished as runners up in the London Cup yesterday, September 13th. Our final score was 31 points out of a maximum of 45. We won 4 out of the 5 matches, losing just 2 games – the doubles […]
London Petanque Club have confirmed that this year’s, much reduced, version of this annual competition will take place on September 13th. We are pleased to confirm that Croydon Petanque Club will be sending a team of 5 to take part.