In the Summer 2005 issue of Pétanque New Zealand magazine, Michael Emerson wrote an interesting article entitled Shooting for Dummies (264kB). If you have the magazine to hand, I suggest re-reading the article.

It is hoped that the Shooting Competition will be re-introduced at the National Triples. The qualifying round will be held on Friday afternoon, with the knockout stages (probably quarter-finals on) will be held after play on Saturday evening.

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1 November 2008

The Shooting Competition has been added to the National Doubles.

20 January 2011

Michael Emerson's article is now available in pdf format for download.

The National Shooting Competition switched to the National Triples weekend in 2011.