Prospect Sixer Competition 2017

The popular Sixer Side event has been staged by our Club for the past 4 years, this year there were 6 Teams 3 of those were from our Club the most we have played in the 4 years.

This event offers players a Team approach to Petanque (they workout a Team Name eg, PisteAnts, Odds ‘N’ Sods, Thorns ‘N’ Roses Internationals, BouleBusters, and Prospectors, with each team playing 5 x 1 hour games and using a mix of Singles, Doubles and Triples games, in these games we have mixed Male/Female Teams and Same Sex teams in a variety of combinations.

Most players enjoy the concept, the Team Spirit it generates and the variety of matches played is more fun them a usual Cup.

The winners again for the third year in a row were BouleBusters a team from the Eastern Suburbs Club with the Prospect Prospectors finishing in second place.

Special thanks to Brett and Sue Williams for, Umpiring(Brett), and managing a hectic score desk ( Sue), also on hand were Kym Wilson (managing the bar and food help), Carol Pascoe Food help and Raffle) and Hieke Whitehorn for supplying food and help with serving.

Also to Trevor Palmer and Michael Fordmya for setting up the tables and chairs and many other tasksand Janet Jenkin for keeping track of the money in and out…and anyone else I’ve missed for helping out on the day.

This special event went really well for our Club.


The 4 Seasons Cup – Spring

Prospect introduced a new approach to Saturday Night Petanque with the 4 Seasons Cup series to played with 1 Cup for each of our 4 Seasons, points are added for each of the 4 Cups with the winning team receiving 10 points, 7 points for the runner up then 4 points for third with fourth and fifth 2 points each.

Players are encouraged to play all events with a $100.00 prize to the winning team overall. A cash prize of $35.00 to each player of the winning team per Cup is also awarded.

The Spring Cup was held on 21 October and 10 Teams participated.

The winners for the Spring cup were Allan Sanderson Prospect,with Selina Dally from Eastern Suburbs.

Winners for the Spring Cup 2017, Allan Sanderson (Prospect),with Selina Dally

Allan Sanderson (Prospect),with Selina Dally

The runners up were Sukrit Vaswani and Nick Armstrong from the Eastern Suburbs Club.

Sukrit Vaswani and Nick Armstrong , runners-up for the Spring Cup 2017

Sukrit Vaswani and Nick Armstrong

The next Cup in the Series is the Summer Cup on 13 January.