Chudleigh petanque player lands Devon title double

The Devon Petanque Singles and Shooting Championships were held last week, writes John Thatcher.

Eight players took part representing clubs from Chudleigh, Exeter and Ottery St Mary.

Weather conditions were ideal for the event that saw Franck Depreaux of Chudleigh take top honours, winning both competitions.

Each time the runner-up was another Chudleigh player, Thierry Hacq.

Ottery St Mary players secured the next three berths with Peter Smith third, Rose Thatcher taking fourth and John Thatcher finishing fifth.

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The latter three places were taken by the three players from the Isca club.

Full results:

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Devon Singles Championship.

1, Franck Depreaux 7 91 42 +49

2. Thierry Hacq 5 83 64 +19

3. Peter Smith 4 69 59 +10

4. Rose Thatcher 3 77 79 -2

5. John Thatcher 3 64 68 -4

6. Stewart Brown 3 62 75 -13

7. Joan Dixie 2 64 78 -14

8. Yvonne Brown 1 39 84 -45

Shooting results.

1, Franck Depreaux 23 pts, 2, Thierry Hacq 14, John Thatcher 13, Stewart Brown 4.

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