East Kent Coastal Petanque League

Cup/Plate Finals

Hatton Cup & Plate was contended by the following teams.

Cup - Whitstable Natives, Magpies & Broadstairs Pirates
Plate - Whitstable Reefs, Manston Woodpeckers & Horse & Groom Bis

After the first 2 rounds the Cup left Magpies & Pirates and Plate Woodpeckers & Reefs battling it for the titles.
In the Cup the the teams were at 2 each after the Triples & 2 Doubles and the Pirates managed victory 13-11 in a very tight last 3 end battle.

In the Plate same was to be said a tight battle persued with the Manston Woodpeckers coming out winners.

Great days petanque and weather was good to us again, and many thanks to the Horse & Groom for the excelent buffet provided..

League Triples

League Triples had an entry of 10 teams, which was played in 2 leagues and then knock out. Overall winners wer the team of Marcus, Callum & Ethan Hickman beating Val, Kathy & Keith from Woodpeckers. Plate was won by new players from Grattons whitstable, Matt, Rob & Jane beating Ollie, Barbara & Bob.

Good buffet supplied by Manston and all in all a good day.

League Doubles

League Doubles had 9 teams which made for a long day due to a 5 team league. Overall winners were Paul Dennis & Alan Cregeen - Vikings beating Alan Martin & Duncan Hardy - Whitstable Natives. Plate was won by Ollie & Ryan - Magpies.

Thanks to Horse & Groom for supplying burgers & hotdogs for lunch at £2 per head.

Spare Boule

If anyone has any spare boule they wish to sell, around the 700g if possible, then please contact Alan Smith at the taverners, as they have 4 new players that would like there own boule.

Alan can be contacted via email here

League Singles

The singles competition held on 9th June at Manston was contested by 10 players mainly from the Manston and Charlotte Court/ Horse & Groom teams.
Matches were played in 2 groups of 5 with winner and runner up from each group going forward to semi-finals.
Maz Munday lost to Graham Murphy 11/13
Terry Fearne lost to Olly Murphy 8/13
Leaving father and son to battle the final which was eventually won by... Graham Murphy
The entry fee of £3 per head was shared £20/ £10.
All in all a good day which after a later start than advertised was wrapped up by 2pm. Lunch was provided by the bar staff at £2 per head for those requiring it.
Weather: fine to start turning unseasonably cold.
A well deserved thank you to the Manston Social Club bar staff for opening up on a day when they are normally closed to provide liquid refreshment and food also to make toilets available.
Les Taylor.


Its down to the home teams to enter your results via the escorecard, and within 7 days or you will lose the result.

Please refer any league or website queries to playingsecretary@ekcpl.co.uk and not to the league secretary.

2019 Leagues

Cup draw and League fixtures are now on ready and on this site, and scoring system is ready, have an enjoyable season.

Download your leagues fixtures here
Division 1
Division 2
Division 3

Downloadable team contacts here

Clubs Listing


All teams and players who have trophies in their possession are asked to kindly return them to Alan Martin as soon as possible so they can be engraved with the 2018 winners
Posted 23/10/18
End of Season
We got there! By one means or another all scores were reported before the deadline. Congratulations to Brown Jug A who win Division 1 (yet again) on games difference from Whitstable Natives A and Brown Jug Pirates who are the winners of Division 2 (who saw that coming?) from Horse and Groom




Up and Coming Events/Competitions



League Singles
Graham Murphy

League Doubles
Alan Cregeen & Paul Dennis

League Triples
Marcus, Callum & Ethan Hickman

Hatton Cup
Broadstairs Pirates

Jennifer Skudder Trophy (Plate)
Manston Woodpeckers

League Division One
Broadstairs A

League Division Two
Horse & Groom A

League Division 3
Charlotte Court B



League Doubles
Alan Cregeen and Paul Dennis

League Triples
Alan Cregeen, Michelle Cregeen and Paul Dennis

League Singles
Max Boyce

Hatton Cup
Dover Bells

Jennifer Skudder Trophy (Plate)

League Division One
Brown Jug A

League Division Two
Brown Jug Pirates


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