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Park Petanque - Saturdays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 2pm

Park Petanque Club welcomes anyone interested in playing petanque to join us in Bushy Park on Saturdays and tuesdays at 2pm for a few games of boules, as well as 2pm on Wednesdays in the Evergreen Hall in Terenure, besides Mick Dowling's.


We can loan you boules if you want to try. We also welcome banter, friendliness and have diverse interests which we are all willing to share.


Please contact Brian, our Honrary Secretary and events Guru.


We post more up to date details on our facebook page.

Upcoming Events

PPC - Friendly Match vs Cabinteely Active Retirement Association

              11th August 2015

Park Petanque Club have been invited to take part in a friendly match at 2.00pm Tuesday 11th August 2015 in Cabinteely Park.


All PPC members are invited.

PPC Doubles 2015 - 22 August 2015

The annual PPC Doubles Competition will be held in Bushy Park on 22 August 2015.


Please inform the Club Secretary before the 15th August if you intend to compete.


Open to club members only.




Past Events

PPC - 14th July Bastille Day

On invitation PPC organised a triples Petanque competition for French expatriates and petanque players for Bastille Day. The competition was held in the evening and twelve separate teams competed.

Seven of the teams were composed of French nationals and PPC had five teams.  There were 6 rounds and each team played 3 ends. The final was played up to 13 between France and Ireland and naturally on Bastille Day the French won. Congratulations go to the winning team Nicky, Max and Candice and to the PPC runners up Brian, Jim and Anne.


PPC - 11th July 2015 - Bastille Day in Bushy Park

We had a lovely day with lots of Petanque and French goodies like cheese and croissants and apple tarts in the Park.  There was a terrible rumour that the Irish beat the French at their own game during the Bastille celebrations.


PPC - 07th July 2015 - Boules on Tour - Tinakilly House

July has been a busy month with our first competition and annual outing to County Wicklow. We played a few games before lunch and some more after lunch with some light showers intervening.

The final was played between Michael and Anne v. Brian and Davina and the score was very tight at one stage 12-12. The winning point was scored by Brian and Davina with some boules to spare. An enjoyable and relaxing day was had by all.



PPC - 20th July 2015 - PPC Open Invite Club Doubles - Bushy Park

Ten teams competed for the trophies and after five rounds of wonderful Petanque played in brilliant sunshine. The final was played between two PPC teams Owen and Naazim  v. Jack and Vincent.



Victory in a hard fought match went to Jack and Vincent  –  Congratulations to you both.


PPC - Club Doubles Qualifier Event - 09.05.2015

Park Petanque held the qualifiers for the teams to compete in the All Ireland Club Doubles to be held in September 2015.


Seven teams took to the piste and played in somewhat watery conditions. There were 6 rounds of good Petanque and the best two teams going forward to represent the club at the All Ireland Club Doubles (to be arranged by IPA) are: In first place Vincent and Derek (having won 4 games) with Brian and Jim in second place(having won 3 games).

Celtic Challenge 2015 - 02-03 May 2015

The Celtic Challenge was held on the 2nd to 3rd May 2015 in Frankfield Petanque Club in Cork.


Congratulations to Scotland for retaining their crown.


See you in Wales in 2016!





IPA Triples 2015 - 18 April 2015

The annual IPA Triples Tournament was held on Saturday 18 April 2015 in Frankfield Petanque Club, Frankfield Gold Club, Cork.


Congratulations to Jim, Martin and Jackie (Cork) who won against George, Humberto and Denis (North Down) in the final.





PPC - Club  Triples Tournament - 11 April 2015

Park Petanque Club held its annual Triples competition on the 11th April 2015.


4 teams with 12 participants in total competed on a sunny but cold day. it was a great day's competition with some lovely games.



Congratulations to Keith, Daniel and Naazim for their win. Click the link on the left to see more about the day.

IPA Singles 2015 - 21 March 2015

The annual IPA Singles Tournament was held on Saturday 21 March 2015 in Bushy Park Terenure, Dublin 6.


15 participants took part in a great sunny day's competition.


Congratulations to PPC's own Naazim who won the national singles tournament for 2015.


Click on the left to see more about the day.




PPC - Club  Singles Tournament - 07 March 2015

Park Petanque Club held its annual Singles competition on the 07th March 2015.


Congratulations to Owen for winning and Anne for second place.


Click here for details of the day

Celtic Challenge Qualifiers - 31 January 2015

National Qualifers for the Celtic Challenge held on the 2nd to 3rd May 2015 in Frankfield Petanque Club in Cork were held in Bushy Park, Terenure, Dublin 6 on Saturday 31 January 2015.


8 Teams qualified for the tournament. Click on the link on the left to be directed to that page.


Congratulations and good luck to


















PPC - Club  Christmas Double - 13 December 2014

Park Petanque Club held its Christmas Doubles Competition on the 13th December 2014.


The day kicked off at 13 30 and ended as light was fading at 16 00.


Congratulations to Owen Kelleher and Laetitia Hyver who Beat Kevin and Naazim 13-12 in the final!


Please Check out the PPC Christmas Doubles Competition 2014 Page.

Park Petanque - Halloween Fun Day - 02 November 2014


Park Petanque Club will held a fun day on the 01 November 2014.


Check our Facebook Page for details



Park Petanque Club's - Boules on Tour !!

For the summer of 2014, Park Petanque Clubs is holding Boules on Tour!


We are playing at different venues.


Cabinteely park on wednesdays at 2 30pm (see About page for venue details)




On Wednesday 13 August 2014, Park Petanque Club was at Tinakilly House. Check our facebook page for more details.


Boules on Tour ended in the Autumn 2014. We hope to be back, merrier than ever from Spring 2015! Keep an eye on the website and our Facebook page for more details.

IPA - National Doubles Competition - 13 September 2014

The Irish Petanque Association held its national doubles competition on the 13th September 2014 in Bushy park, Terenure, Dublin 6w.


10 Teams competed in this year's IPA National Doubles Competition:



North Down Teams:


1. Humberto Tavares / George Davidson

2. John Hennessy / Gary Colhoun


Frankfield Petanque Club, Cork Teams:


1. Junette Kennedy / Jim Ryan

2. Martin Ryan / Pat Kennedy


Park Petanque Club, Dublin Teams:


1. Daniel Tiedemann / Laetitia Hyver

2. Naazim Mohungoo / Farzana Maudarbaccus

3. Brian Kavanagh / Kathleen Fay

4. Michael Dolan / Norman Flanagan

5. Kevin Kavanagh / Tom Gormley


Unattached Team:


Sylver / Gilles Breteche



Congratulations to Sylver and Gilles who are the doubles team Champion following a thrilling final with George and Humberto.


Please Click Here for Details, updates and Results of the Doubles Competition


Park Petanque - Doubles Selection - 30 August 2014

The Lineups for the double competition has been decided.


5 teams will represent Park Petanque Club at the upcoming IPA Doubles competition which will be held in Bushy Park on the 13th September 2014.


The team lineups representing Park Petanque Club:


1. Daniel Tiedemann / Laetitia Hyver

2. Naazim Mohungoo / Farzana Maudarbaccus

3. Brian Kavanagh / Kathleen Fay

4. Michael Dolan / Norman Flanagan

5. Kevin Kavanagh / Tom Gormley



Good Luck to all teams. Info on the day and results will be available above.

Cork Boule Blitz - 23 - 24 August 2014

The annual Cork Boule Blitz was held in Frankfield Petanque Club on the 23rd and 24th August 2014.


Events started on Saturday at 09 30 am.


Park Petanque Club was represented by:


Team 1 - Owen Kelleher and Brian Kavanagh

Team 2 - Daniel Tiedemann and Laetitia Hyver


Naazim joined up with Michel Romy from Frankfield to form a double.


Please Click Here for the Results, Summary and Pictures of that day.


PPC - Club Open Draw Tournament - 09 August 2014

Park Petanque Club held its open draw Club on the 09th August 2014. Members were randomly paired with each other. Entry fee was €2.50 per member.


The Event is discussed in more detail at the link to the left.


Congratulations to Norman, Kathleen and Tom for their incredible performances.


A great thank you to Richard for organising this complex events and keeping everyone's scores and ranking.

Bastille Day - 12 July 2014

Park Petanque held the Bastille day open day on the 12th July 2014. Prior contact had been made with the french embassy, and the honourable ambassador of France to Ireland Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault attended for some part.


This was a fun day with plenty of demonstrations and nibbles.


please click on the link on the left to discover more.

IPA - All Ireland Club Doubles - 24 May 2014

The IPA held the first All Ireland Club doubles in Bushy Park, Terenure, Dublin 6. 2 teams from 3 clubs participated. Weather conditions were not at their best, but bushy park managed to accommodate 3 games.


Park Petanque Club:

1 - Jan Broz and Ann Hellstrom

2 - Naazim Mohungoo and Farzana Maudarbaccus


North Down:

1 - Humberto Tavares and George Davidson

2 - Denis Nightingale and John Hennessy


Frankfield, Cork:

1- Jim Ryan and Junette Kennedy

2- Jackie Broderick and Pat Kennedy


The Winner for the All Ireland club Doubles was the North Down Team.

Celtic Challenge 2014 - 03 - 04 May 2014

The Celtic Challenge 2014 was held in Fochabers, Scotland.


Click on the logo for more information about the competition.

Brian Kavanagh

Hon. Secretary



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