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The dates on the right of each grey event header are the dates the items were put on the website - not the dates of the events. Those are given within each piece of text.

18 July 2018BIG WPA annual challenge, Sunday 29th July, Penylan, Cardiff

06 June 2018The Greyhound Inn, Llantrisant near Usk: Invitation

If any club would like to visit the Greyhound for a friendly game of boules, you are invited to contact the pub to find a convenient date. Contact details are shown below the picture of the new playing area. The Greyhound's pétanque club hopes to join the league next season.

Kelly Jolliffe

The Greyhound Inn & Hotel

Llantrisant, Near Usk, NP15 1LE

Tel: 01291 672505 / 673447

Mob: 07715 262187

Email: kellyjolliffe1@outlook.com

27 May 2018Presentation night 2017

Friday November 10th.

Another well supported presentation dinner and dance at Ponthir Village Hall with over 100 members present. The Hog roast proved to be a success and the cabaret performance by the two Tenna Ladies was superb.

I forgot to mention on the night, and would like to put right, certain people who helped in making it such a good evening.

Firstly to our Hon. Sec., Robin Matthews, who worked over the past months very hard to make sure that you joined in the fun. I was out of the country so it was due to him that we had such a large group and he also sorted out the arrangements and trophies. He works tirelessly in the background for the benefit of the league. He also suggested that the event be sponsored from the league funds and where else could you find such an evening for £10 pp?

Also the preparation on the day in setting out the hall  in the afternoon was helped by a number of Caerleon members namely, Ray Williams, Janet Price, Ian Wheeler, Doug Tapp, Sheila Jones and Robin with his wife Carol. Thanks to all for this help.

During the course of the evening our two guys who run the clubs social media, Steve Morgan –Facebook and Wilf Hall – Website, were  around  the hall taking photos so please look at these sites to get an idea of how good an evening it was. Finally  Janet Price and Fran Jones, for selling the raffle tickets and Huw and Matthew Morris for organising the £1 nearest the whisky bottle.

The raffle prizes cost £160 and we took £280. So we have made a donation of £120 to the poppy appeal. Thanks to all of you who joined in and contributed.

Here is looking to meet you all next season on the piste?

John (Shun) Price, Chairman, Boules in Gwent League

The winning teams from the four divisions received their awards

The cup winners Caerleon Blues also won the end of season Champion of champions.

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