Let’s play Petanque!

Welcome to Cobbetts Boules Club.
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.

Alison Stubbs, President

Club Sessions
Tuesday 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Social session)
Saturday 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Covid-19 (Updated 27th March)
Petanque is Back !
From March 29th formally organised outdoor sports can restart and will not be subject to the gatherings limits, but should be compliant with guidance issued by national governing bodies.
The links below are being updated to show the new rules and guidance:
Petanque England – Play Safe Guidelines from 29th March (26/03/21)
Government Guidance -Road map out of lockdown (22/02/21)
Club Temporary Rules (30/03/21)
Club Coronavirus Risk Assessment (30/03/21)

Upcoming club matches

  • Coming soon 1! Club Summer Singles. Details
  • Coming soon 2! League matches resume week commencing May 24th. Fixtures will be published shortly.
  • Tuesday, May 25th 2021 Club Night Melee
  • Sunday, May 30th 2021 Cobbetts Open Doubles

Latest club news

  • Sunday, May 2nd Steve Daykin wins Handcross Open Triples (with Ashley & Angie Jamieson)
  • Thursday, April 29th 2021 Friendly v Southampton City (Home). A good evening but lost 4-5 (or was it 3-6?)
  • Tuesday, April 27th Jim Ireland wins club night melee Details
  • Sunday, April 25th David Franco Cruz (with Sean Prendergast & Callum Lombard) is semi-finalist in South Coast Triples at Worthing. Hassi Leverett and Jay Willcocks (with Mark Robertshaw) win Gold Consolage.
  • Sunday, April 18th David Franco Cruz (with Callum Lombard) wins Worthing Spring Open Doubles.