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.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Portland Regional Results


Our President, Christine Cragg just checked in from where she is playing in the FPUSA Regional Tournament in Portland to convey the results of todays games.

1st Place: Pierre Agnesse, Phillipe Agnesse, Thai Nguyen Portland
2nd Place: Greg Conyers, Lee Harris, John Hunt Seattle
3rd Place: Pierre Brun, Daniel Andre, Hugh "Huge Money" Gallagher Portland
4th Place Ed Porto, Frank Pipal, Dave Riffo Sonoma

FPUSA NW Region Triples, June 27, 2009

Left to Right, (Standing) Pierre Brun, Hugh Gallagher Daniel Andre- 3rd Place, all PPC, Greg Conyers John Hunt, Lee Harris- 2nd Place, all Seattle Petanque Club, then Thai Nguyen, Pierre Agnesse, Philippe Agnesse, 1st place, all PPC, IN Front, Joe Martin, Pres FPUSA, Albyn Jones, Tournament Director, both PPC

FPUSA NW Region Singles, June 28, 2009

Left to Right, Albyn Jones, PPC Tournament Director, Duong Nguyen, 3rd place Seattle Petanque Club, Joe Cortright, 1st Place, Philippe Agnesse, 2nd Place, Thai Nguyen, 4th Place, all PPC

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