April Newsletter

Jolly Roger friendly triples - Saturday 29 April 

Each year Camberwell Petanque Club and Mt Macedon Petanque Club compete in the Jolly Roger - a friendly triples competition. This year we're hosting Mt Macedon on Saturday 29 April. Registration opens 9:30am and play starts at 10:00am. Four games with a random draw are played, with a lunch break after the second game. Lunch is provided by us. 

Expressions of interest are invited to join this fun day. Once we know how many players are coming from Mt Macedon we will form the same number of teams from interested CPC players on a first in basis.

Click the button below by Friday 14 April to get yourself on Paul's list.

Yes! I want to play the Jolly Roger

Our winners

Congratulations to our members and their playing partners in recent competitions. Some notable results were:

  • Marija and Bastien won the Dove Mixed Doubles on 12 March winning over 27 other pairs. Five teams from CPC competed. 
  • Libby and David were thrilled to win the Flinders March competition on 12 March. They were one of only two teams to win all three games. 
  • Vinz, Robert and Guy finished in the top five in the Men's Over 60 division at the VPCI Singles Championships on 26 March.
  • Lynn and Patrick Dufresne won the Nagambie Mixed Doubles on 2 April in a field of 25  (Lynn is on the right with the beaming smile).


Boules for sale 


JP Ernst has a range of new boules for sale. Click here for the catalogue or contact JP at but2boule@gmail.com

Recognition for CPC

We have been granted bronze accreditation in the new Boroondara Council Sports Club Accreditation program. Only ten sports club were granted accreditation for 2023-24. The program recognises the club for meeting its reporting requirements and providing a safe and welcoming environment. 


For more information see the Council website.  

Short cuts

Event calendar  Dates for play, competitions and social events are on the Event Calendar found here. Note that the chardonny, charcuterie, and chocolaterie tour is fully booked. 


What has our committee been up to? The minutes of our meetings are published on the website you can check them out here.


Club Update is a newsletter we receive fortnightly from City of Boroondara. It provides up-to-date information on a wide range of topics relevant to sports clubs and their members. Here are links to the most recent editions.