2023 Home Nations
This year Pétanque England will host the event on the 12th/13th of August at Whitnash Windmill Pétanque Club, located in Leamington Spa.
The following eight teams have qualified to represent Wales at this year’s event. Two reserve teams are waiting in the wings – just in case.
|Position||Player 1||Player 2||Player 3||Player 4|
|Wales 1||JY Robic||Len Field||Julie Bailey|
|Wales 2||Derek Jones||Stewart Spencer||Steve Snudden||Ken Aston|
|Wales 3||Sean Smith||Ian Bailey||Tony Smith|
|Wales 4||Bernard Adshead||Vickie Adshead||Peredur John||Gill Greenwell|
|Wales 5||Darren Hardwicke||Didier Mack||Joe Williams||Alvaro Pereda|
|Wales 6||Ian Wheeler||Tania Howard||Sue Foster||David Languerand|
|Wales 7||Roger Green||Gill Clark||Gareth Spencer||Aaron Player|
|Wales 8||Jayne Dunn||Andrew Howard||Tim Howard||Selwyn Lloyd|
|Team Manager||Michelle Spencer
|Reserve Team 2||Sonia Ford||Peter Stahl||Leonard Christian|
2022 Home Nations
The Scottish Petanque Association hosted the 2022 Home Nations Championship at the Troon Petanque Club, located at Marr Rugby Club, over the weekend of the 13th/14th of August.
The Welsh Squad travelled north, knowing they had a real challenge with an unbeaten England. Jersey and Scotland viewed the challenge similarly; therefore, a cracking competition lay ahead.
Unfortunately, the English juggernaut could not be stopped, and again they retained the trophy. However, the battle for the second position ensued, and a close-fault contest ensued between the remaining three associations. Unfortunately for Wales, who finished on the same number of wins as Jersey, was pipped at the post into third place due to a points difference.
The final results were as follows:
|63 Wins||Points Difference 217||To download the published results click on the links below.|
|45 Wins||Points Difference 3|
|45 Wins||Points Difference -135|
|39 Wins||Points Difference -85|
|The individual scores for the eight Welsh Teams are tabulated to the left. Congratulations to Wales One: Jean-Yves Robic, Sean Smith and Len Field won 9 out of the 12 encounters to finish as the top Welsh Team.
History of the Home Nations
The first Home Nations Championship occurred in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff in 2000. The English Pétanque Association won the inaugural championship and successfully defended its title.
|2022||Scotland - Troon||England|
|2019||Wales - Cardiff||England|
|2018||Jersey - Les Quennevais||England|
|2017||England - Hayling Island||England|
|2016||Scotland - Edinburgh||England|
|2015||Wales - Cardiff||England|
|2014||England - Mansfield||England|
|2013||Scotland - Edinburgh||England|
|2012||Wales - Cardiff||England|
|2011||England - Nottingham||England|
|2010||Scotland - Inverness||England|
|2009||Wales - Swansea||England|
|2008||England - Dartford||England|
|2007||Scotland - Inverness||England|
|2006||Wales - Cardiff||England|
|2005||England - Luton||England|
|2004||Scotland - Ayr||England|
|2003||Wales - Cardiff||England|
|2002||England - Morecambe||England|
|2001||Scotland - South Queensferry||England|
|2000||Wales - Cardiff (Millennium Stadium)||England|