Let’s play Petanque!
Welcome to Cobbetts Boules Club.Alison Stubbs, President
We play Petanque (also known as French Boules) all year round on our purpose-built terrains at Burridge Sports and Social Club near Southampton. New members are always welcome, from absolute beginners to seasoned champions. To find out more, click here.
|“On Tuesday 21 July, Petanque England issued new guidance following the UK Government statement allowing play in groups of up to 30 people.”|
|As well as having club sessions on Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon, we are now able to run small competitions. We are starting by running a Club Singles.|
This is subject to the following limitations and rules:
- The toilets can be accessed subject to a Cobbetts committee member being there to unlock. You must use the hand sanitiser before entering the building.
- Games of singles, doubles or triples are now permitted as long as a distance of at least 2m is maintained between all players (except those from the same household).
- Each player may touch only their own boules and other equipment. Plastic circles must not be used.
- Scoreboards should only be used with disposable markers. Plastic straws have been provided.
- No physical contact, handshakes or ‘elbow bumps’
- Use must comply with Government guidance for use of outdoor areas for recreation and exercise.
- Members are also expected to be aware of Petanque England guidelines.
- These Temporary playing rules will be displayed at the club.
Members are free to access the site with members of their household or with up to 5 players from outside their household at any other time if they wish to do so. Any larger number would have to split into groups of 6 and not mix.
If you unlock the gates please pull them closed behind you to deter public parking.
Upcoming club matches
- Club Singles. Every week throughout August. Format and Fixtures
Latest club news
- Tuesday, January 28th
Terry wins club night melee. Results
- Sunday, December 15th
Steve Daykin wins Cobbetts Christmas Cup melee. Robin and Viv share Curry Cup for best newcomers
- Sunday, December 8th
Dave wins SCPA Melee held after the AGM