Kernow Petanque

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Great start to Cornwall season

Twelve pairs turned out for the beginning of season open Easter Egg Shoot event at the Star Inn, St Day, on Sunday 12 April, with a good mix of familiar faces and new and returning players.

Overall winners were Pete PD Downing (North Inn PC) and Mark Hypponen (Tregony PC), who beat Colin 'Boot' Booth (North Inn) and Graeme Kirkham (Tregony) 13-9 in the final of the Main competition. 

The other semi-finalists were Drew Jarvis (Vogue PC) and Pete Lynas (Tregony), who lost to PD and Mark, and Kevin Conac and Rob Strickland of St Austell, both new to Cornwall petanque competitions, who, after a good run of results in the event, lost to Boot and Graeme. A decider gave third place in the competition to Drew and Pete.

The Plate competition was won by Rob Sullivan and Dion Beechey of Coaching Inn PC, who beat Andy and Enid Rose of Stenalees to take the top place. 

The Kernow Petnque summer league begins on 26 April, with the first round matches taking place at the Star Inn, Vogue. The Regional Doubles competition is at the Star on 3 May. For more information contact Kernow Petanque Playing Officer Drew Jarvis via the Contact Us page.


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