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 (Please note now Monday session instead of Friday)
Monday 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
All members are welcome to use the terrain at any time but may not be able to get access to the clubhouse.


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

Latest club news

  • Sunday, June 20th Congratulations to the Cobbetts players that have qualified for the SCPA Masters – David Franco Cruz, Marc Franco Llado, Richard Greeves, Steve Daykin, Dave Stubbs, Steve Lombard, Jay Willcocks and Dave Lucas. Commiserations to those players who did not qualify especially Rod Bennett and Steve Brickell who missed out by the smallest of margins, being equal 12th on wins and points difference but having fewer points for.
  • Saturday, June 19th Steve Daykin (with Phil Bradshaw & Barry Wing) semi-finalist in PE SSE2 Triples
  • Saturday, June 12th Steve Daykin semi-finalist in PE Squad Selection Event (SSE) Singles
  • Saturday, June 5th & Sunday, June 6th Hassi Leverett (with Claire White & Barry Scott) runner-up in PE National Veterans (Over 55s).
  • Sunday, June 6th David Franco Cruz (with Callum Lombard) runner-up in SCPA Doubles
  • Sunday, May 30th Steve and Karen Lombard win Cobbetts Open Doubles Details
  • Sunday, May 16th Steve Daykin wins SCPA Singles Details
  • Tuesday, April 27th Jim Ireland wins club night melee Details