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.