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Success for Cornwall team at men's international qualifiers

A Cornwall team came out on top at the regional qualifying event held as part of the process of selecting the next English Petanque Association men’s international team. The team – Michael Hill, Graeme Kirkham and Dave Piggin, all of Tregony Pétanque Club – won all five of their games during the competition.

 Cornwall teams at the regional qualifying event

Six teams took part in the event, held at the Isca Petanque Club, Exeter, on Sunday 17 April. Two were from Cornwall, two from Devon and two entered from the Marches Petanque Club in Herefordshire.

 

The second Cornwall triple – Robert Herrick, Roy Pemberton and Rob Sullivan – came third in the competition, winning four games.

 

One of the Herefordshire teams took second place and they and the leading Cornwall team go forward to the next stage of the competition, in which the final 32 teams in the qualifying process will compete. This will be in Nottingham on 22 May.

 

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