News Archive - August 2008

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Latest Accessory

1 August 2008

Clipboule picture

With less than 5 months to Christmas, it is time to start thinking about what to get the committed bouliste.

Be the first on the local terrain with the latest accessory from France - the Clip Boule.

WPA Committee Meeting Minutes

4 August 2008

Minutes of the 26 June WPA Committee meeting.

Note: These minutes are unconfirmed until such time as they are accepted at the next meeting.

PNZ Representative and Coaching Structure

5 August 2008

The list of players registered for the new representation process are:

Female: Claire Bradburn, Roberta Campbell, Sharon Cannon, Jane Gilbert, Jayne Heron, Pam Jenkins, Barbara Johnston, Ann Leighton, Joanne Lippard, Barbara Lucas-Creagh, Laurel Priestley, Shirley Selwyn, Ann Shields, Monica Smiler, Christine Strichen, Christine Taylor, Maree Toyne, Claire Wilson, Sarah Jane Wright.

Open: Ian Baker, Maurice Belz, Clem Boer, Simon Faby, Christian Fouquet, Andy Gilbert, Dez Grant, Pete Hamilton, Alan Heron, Jeff Jackson, Pauli Jalava, Charles Leighton, David Lippard, Andre Noel, Chris Priestley, Michael Rocks, Ron Sandilands, Jim Shields, Brian Smith, Lee Taffard, Nick Toyne, Richard Turfrey, Bryan Wells, Dirk Winnie.

WPA Meeting - Change of Date

5 August 2008

The next WPA meeting will be at Silverstream on Thursday 11 September at 7.30 pm.

Owen Davie

Women's World Championship

6 August 2008

Congratulations to Barbara Johnston who has been added to the NZ team to compete in the Women's World Championship in Turkey in November. The full team is: Sharon Cannon (Bay View), Jane Gilbert (Rotorua), Barbara Johnston (Masterton), Laurel Priestley (Herne Bay). The Manager is Clem Boer (Herne Bay).

WPA Umpires' Workshop

10 August 2008

Notes from the Umpires’ Workshop held at the Kapiti club.

PNZ Special General Meeting

August 2008

Notice is hereby given that a Special General Meeting of Pétanque New Zealand will be held at 9.30am on 14th September 2008, at the offices of Sport Wellington, 113 Adelaide Rd, Wellington.

The purpose of the meeting is to vote on a Special Resolution to implement the changes to PNZ's Constitution relating to governance arrangements, agreed on at the 2008 AGM.

It is proposed to rescind the current Constitution and replace it in its entirety with the new one.

Barbara Whittington
Pétanque New Zealand

WPA Winter Doubles

13 August 2008

Due to having an unprecedented 2 consecutive rounds cancelled we will use the reserve day of 21st September.

Graeme Morris

Women's World Championship

13 August 2008

Another change to the New Zealand team to compete in the Women's World Championship in November. Jane Gilbert has withdrawn from the team and will not be replaced. The team, after a rather circuitous route, now comprises the same players who took part in the 2006 Women's World Championship.

PNZ Special General Meeting

14 August 2008

Note: Any member of PNZ can attend (Clause 5.2.2 of current Constitution).

Barbara Whittington
Pétanque New Zealand

Wellington versus Auckland match

21 August 2008

Best of luck to the Wellington regional team who are heading north to play against Auckland this weekend (23/24 August).

The Wellington team members are: Myles Cowper (Windy Hills), Nick Jegousse (Park Avenue), Andrew Joe (Windy Hills), Barbara Johnston (Masterton), Sebastien Merval (Windy Hills), Joan Miller (Masterton), Graeme Morris (Masterton), Enoka Smiler (Park Avenue), Christine Strichen (Wanganui East), Richard Turfrey (Wanganui East), Claire Wilson (Masterton), Nikki Winnie (Windy Hills). The coach/selector is Dirk Winnie (Khandallah).

Wellington versus Auckland match

23 August 2008

At the end of the first day's play at Herne Bay, Auckland leads Wellington by 37 match points to 23. Tomorrow the action moves to the West End club for the Triples.

Wellington versus Auckland match

24 August 2008

The final match score was Auckland 72, Wellington 48. After two matches the score is 1-1 with both sides winning at home.

Full results courtesy of the APA website.

WPA Winter Doubles, Round 2

31 August 2008

Finally, the rain stopped falling on a scheduled day and play (even in sunshine) took place. The final round is now scheduled for Sunday 21 September at Park Avenue.

Round 2 results