Petanque is back!
Cobbetts have been running a monthly club night melee since January 2009 but the lockdowns meant this was the first one for 5 months. Our members were obviously very pleased to be able to get back out on to the terrain as we had a record turn-out of 26, beating the previous high of 24 back in April 2019.
A slight delay at the start to ensure everyone was aware of the play safe guidelines, more time required between rounds to redraw and read out the teams and a slight problem with the clock meant there was only time for 3 rounds instead of the usual 4.
Although seven players went through the evening undefeated amazingly only two won all 3 games. Paul and Hassi were drawn to play together in the first round and ground out a 4-2 win. They then went their separate winning ways perhaps showing the benefit of having a terrain at home to practice on! Congratulations to Hassi on winning ‘George’ beating Paul by just one point.
1st Hassi Leverett 3 Wins +10
2nd Paul Leverett 3 Wins +9
3rd David Franco Cruz 2 Wins 1 Draw +14
4th Sue Sandy 2 Wins 1 Draw +4
5th Robin Tucker 2 Wins 1 Draw +3
6th Dave Stubbs 1 Win 2 Draws +12
7th Jim Ireland 2 Wins +10
8th Lee Redfern 1 Win 2 Draws +9
9th Jay Willcocks 2 Wins +1
10th Frankie Bennett 2 Wins -5