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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

FPUSA La Boule d'Or 60+ Tournament - 25 September 2011

La Boule d'Or hosted the FPUSA Northwest Regional 2011 - 60 and over Doubles Tournament at their courts in Golden Gate Park on Sunday, 25 September. There were only eight teams competing but the competition was substantial.

The teams were:

Alain Gusella & Verena Rytter
Christine & Larry Cragg 
David Riffo & Bleys Rose
Joss & John Krauer
Peter Willington & Mike Cooper
Jean Decotigny & Genevieve Etallaz
Barbara & Gene Howard
Etienne Rijkheer & Bill Hansen

And the winners were:

First place:            Etienne Rijkheer & Bill Hansen
Second place:      Christine & Larry Cragg
Third place:           Peter Wellington & Mike Cooper
(L to R) Larry & Christine, Bill & Etienne, Umpire Antoine Lofaro, Peter & Mike

First place:              Alain Gusella & Verena Rytter
Second place:        Joss & John Krauer

Verena and Alain

John and Joss

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Our Bavarian Blast...

Sunday the 18th of September was a hot day at the Lamorinda Petanque Courts. Not only the weather but also our Bavarian Blast! We had 35 visitors of whom 26 played in four Doublette games. We planned to have 5 games, but because everyone was enjoying their lunch so much that we were only able to start again at 3 o'clock and only got four games in. 

Many thanks to all the people who pitched in to make this such a success: the preparation, lunch service and the cleanup afterwards. 

Everyone had a good time and after the ' formalities' the usual suspects stayed on and played until it was too dark to see.