"Manuel pratique de la pétanque" is a new book by the man that most people seem to agree is the best petanque-player in the world, Marco Foyot.
The book is in our rather extensice databaseManuel pratique de la pétanque
For those that do not know, Marco stirred up a lot of controversy lately , he managed to get banned from the game by the internation petanque-federation because he said what he meant abut them, and then he managed to get un-banned again. It seem that honesty wins all the time..
For more info an background on Marco Foyot, visit his home page
For some reason the worl championship in petanque is held in the buzzling metroloplis of Tahiti this year! So pack your swimwear and go there at once!
Finally petanque has found a new home, as a bar game! Althought it might take a few years befor the darts-boards get the boot and petanque moves in everywhere it has started to happen
The Financial times has finally understood that Petanque is the game of the future, with our long time friend Mike Pegg, International umpire. "It may not be the sunny south of France but even on a chilly Devon day, British fans are warming to the charms of pétanque"
This is a product we have mentioned earlier, just because it is sooooo French. A Tour de France petanque-set! This is more French than a baguette!
We stumbled across a petanque-game for the andoid-system. From the produces description:"Petanque in St Tropez is a 3D bowls game, as played on the mediterannean coast." We do not have an android-phone to test it on, perhaps one of you can help us out?
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