Chairman: David Ward Secretary:
Christine Godsell (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Treasurer: Jim Brewer
Committee Members: John Howell, Mary Manders-Trett, Eric Reynolds, Howard Samuels, Brenda Thomas
History of the Petanque Club
4th Sept 1995 – Date of meeting to discuss setting up of a Petanque Club
Officers elected: Captain: Bob Thomas, Secretary: David Ward, Treasurer: Edward Catchpole.
Estimated cost £500.00 to be raised by subs and grants (Les Chattel & Dennis Herbert to organise)
Early Oct 1995 Piste was excavated on the Playing Field (15m x 9M) 9th Oct 1995 Main ballast was laid
13/14th Oct 1995 Membrane fitted, top grit layer put down
14th Oct 1995 First boules thrown
15th Oct 1995 First playing session with 15 members.
We have playing sessions throughout the year on Wednesday and Friday afternoons at 2pm and Sunday mornings at 10am.
During May to September, we change from Friday afternoons to Friday evenings at 6pm.
The “piste” can be found behind the Village Hall and next to the children’s play area. New members and visitors are always welcome and boules are always available to borrow, please ask any committee member for more information or just turn up at the playing times mentioned.
Membership is £6:00 per year.
We have two teams, Gotherington Meteors and Gotherington All Stars both teams play in the Cotswold Petanque League.
The result, and current standings, can be found here.
Captain of Gotherington Meteors is Howard Samuels (01242 672492) Captain of Gotherington All Stars is Robert Arthur (01684 274304)
2014 Season Prizes Shutter Shield – Jim Brewer
Shutter Plate – Christine Godsell
Gotherington Stores Cup – Mary and Ed Manders-Trett
Individual Melee – Mary Manders-Trett
Autumn Averages – Christine Godsell
Founders Cup – John Stroud
Rena & Gerald Williams Rose Bowl for Player of the Year – Ed Manders-Trett
Programme of Events for 2015
Sunday March 22nd – AGM 7:30 at the Village Hall
Wednesday Wednesday April 8th Skittles Evening at the Shutter Inn at 7:00pm – CANCELLED
Sunday 12th April – Cotswold Leaque Plays-Offs at the Red Bull Malmesbury
April – Start of Cotswold Leaque Season Sunday
April 26th Cotswold Invitation Doubles
Friday 8th May Start Friday sessions (6pm)
Friday 8th May Ladies v Gents match, followed by “bring a plate” supper
May Start of Shutter Shield Singles Championship
Wednesday 10th June Limited Ends Tournament (Ploughman’s lunch) at 10:00am
Saturday 18th July Anniversary Gala Melee Tournament
Sunday 19th July Anniversary Gala Lunch (Hatherley Manor)
Sunday 16th August BBQ and Finals of the Shutter Shield and Plate
August Gotherington Stores Cup Pairs Championship
Friday 21st August Skills Evening 5:45pm
Friday 4th September 20 years Anniversary – Final Evening Session, followed by Supper and Soft Boule Championship
Sunday 13th September Start Autumn Averages