WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL BLOG for La Pétanque Marinière in San Rafael, California. LPM has been an active Marin pétanque club since 1972 and affiliated with the Fédération of Pétanque USA, since 1975. We welcome people of all abilities, ages and nationalities to come and enjoy pétanque with us.

The Pierre Joske Courts are located on Civic Center drive in San Rafael. (click for directions). Casual games are played every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from about 1 pm. Tournament play is usually held on the second Sunday of every month.

Please consult the links on the sidebar to the right for more information on clubs in the bay area, nationally and world wide.

If you would like to play but haven't any boules, please contact our President, Christine Cragg, or Ken Lee. They can bring some for you to use, as well as introduce you to the basic skills and techniques of pétanque. In addition, if you are looking to purchase boules but are unsure as to which size and weight are right for you, we have a range of different examples from which to choose.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Brunei Pétanque Tournament

Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin
Bandar Seri Begawan - The Brunei Darussalam Petanque Federation (BPF) held a Doubles Mixed Tournament recently with 32 teams competing for the Secretary General Cup. Mohd Abdillah bin Tamin and Mohd Ariffin bin Hj Abd Rahman emerged champion and second were Mazlan bin Hj Yahya/Hj Amli bin Hj Gafar. Sharing third place were Abd Muthalib bin Abdullah/ Ramnah bte Abit and Wadi bin Sahrun/Siti Mariana bte Hj Makhbar. Hj Rosmin bin Hj Hassan, BPF Secretary-General presented the prizes to the winners. Photo shows the petanque players with Hj Rosmin.--

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