Boules in Gwent

Welcome to the website of the Boules in Gwent League

Message from the league secretary and chairman, January 13th

“First ´╗┐and foremost, Shun and I hope you have had a safe and peaceful Xmas and New year. We also wish everyone a happier 2021!

Notwithstanding that playing boules maybe the last thing on your mind at the moment, you will recall that last June we informed you that the 2020 BIG season had to be cancelled due to the impact of the pandemic . In the meantime, websites of the national associations of Wales (WPA) and England (EPA) have monitored developments for their members and where appropriate resumed playing arrangements during 2020. This has involved compliance with COVID legislation and restrictions/protocols surrounding guidance for clubs, including risk assessments, as well as play safe guidelines affecting player welfare.

It would normally be around this time of year that we approach clubs for their intentions in participating in the new BIG season due to start in April. Needless to say, the pandemic will dictate any future plans for a resumption of playing activities. This may involve looking at other options such as a shortened season.

However, given the long break since the end of the 2019 season, it would be useful to have any recent feedback involving your club, your intentions in continuing to participate in the league , and provide uptodate contact/piste numbers. We welcome Ponthir Cricket Club as a new member.

In the meantime, we will explore video participation options for an AGM meeting -  normally scheduled for March.”

The Welsh Pétanque Association information concerning Covid-19.
Read the details by clicking here.

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Unfortuately everything else dates from the last playing season, 2019.

You can read the chairman's report from the 2019 AGM by clicking here.
And the minutes of the 2019 AGM here.

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The Champion of Champions, the final competition of the 2019 season, took place at Caerleon on Sunday 22nd of September: congratulations to Greenlawn A.
See the report and pictures by clicking here.

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On the left you will find links to

The fixture lists for the current season.

FINAL results and league tables for 2019: click your division on the left.
    The secretary's report of the 2019 league season can be found by clicking here.

FINAL cup and plate results and report for 2019.

The BIG NEWS page provides various news items and club events.
    Send notification of a club boules event you are holding and it will go on the BIG NEWS page.

The LINKS page provides web addresses for those clubs that have websites.
    If your club has a site but is not on the list, please let us know the address.

To send information or a query use the FEEDBACK page or send an e-mail to bigleague at boulesingwent dot com


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