The Colliers Cup is a pétanque competition event that has been running in Leeds city centre since 1999 at Bond Court. It had to be cancelled in 2013 due to redevelopment of the area. It is organised by Alan Swift, President of Northern Pétanque. Matches are normally played on a lunchtime.
All are welcome to enter a team. Please enter by May 3rd but late entries MAY be accepted providing full leagues of 4 can be made up.
Money raised from the £10 entry fee is given to St Gemma’s hospice fund.
For more information and a copy of the entry form go to the Northern Petanque website here:
Or contact Alan directly at:
Good luck to all teams playing. Last year a team entered by our Chairman, Paul, won the cup!
Post from Pam:
Friends, Roman, fellow-petanquiers, lend me your playing skills….
In other words, here is the list of our fixtures in the West Yorkshire league this year –
Tue 16th May at 1pm we play away at Huddersfield
Tues 23rd May at 7pm we’re at home to Harrogate
Wed 31st May at 10.30am we play away at Heckmondwike
Tues 13th June at 7pm we’re at home to Mirfield
Tues 20th June at 7pm we’re at home to Huddersfield
Fri 30th June at 1pm we play away at Harrogate
Tues 4th July at 7pm we’re at home to Heckmondwike
Mon 17th July at 10.am we play away at Mirfield
Please let me know which matches you could play. All welcome to join in.
Attention! Today is coaching day. We are very lucky to have Mike Walkley, the regional coach leading a 2 hour coaching session. 1045am for an 11am start please at Glen Road.
See you there & remember…
This coming Tuesday 4th April is the start of our midweek club night. Every Tuesday we will be playing until the evenings get too dark again to safely throw a large metal ball about.
Join us at 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start…usual location.
Also, this Tuesday we will holding our AGM in the clubhouse after we’ve had a couple of games. Please come along and support the club.
Here are some dates for your calendar:
- Tuesday Evenings will start on 4th April at 6.30pm
- Our 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be at 8pm on Tuesday 4th April
- The Coaching session will be held at 11am on Saturday 8th April (please arrive 15 minutes early)
All the best,
Hello All – do you feel like you need a bit of guidance on how to point that perfect boule? Or ideas to give you confidence to shoot more often….here is some help!
Mike Walkley, the regional coach is going to lead a 2 hour coaching Session for club members on Saturday 8 April between starting at 11am at the Club terrain on Glen Road. This session will be suitable for players of all levels of experience.
If you would like to participate, please can you confirm your attendance to James, Club Secretary, so we can advise Mike of numbers. If you could let us know as soon as possible please.
There is a small charge of £5 for the session to cover expenses.
We propose to have a game or two afterwards to put what we have learned into practice. These sessions have proved really useful in the past and come highly recommended.
See you tomorrow!