Machen Pétanque Club

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The Boules in Gwent end of season presentation took place on 9th November.

As you will notice from the league tables, neither Machen team was due for an award this year. We did, however, get one prize, a bottle of wine in the raffle (picture).

Click the image for some pictures of those who did get awards.

a prize

Now playing at Machen Rugby Club.



2018 Mountaineers division 1

6th (out of 10) in division 1

2018 Bouligans division 2

9th (out of 10) in division 2

Cup and plate

Mountaineers reach semifinals of cup

Here you can find the fixture lists

and the latest league tables.


If you live in the Caerphilly area and are interested in playing boules, contact

machenboules at gmail dot com.

The 2018 season is our second season at Machen Rugby Club.

We are grateful to Machen Rugby Club for allowing us to build a new playing area.

The pétanque club has had plenty of practice in the art of piste construction, first at the Fwrrwm Ishta, then at the Tradesmans Arms, then at the United Services Club: now Machen Rugby Club. We thank Hanson quarries for donating grit and stone dust.

The Machen Pétanque Club now plays at Machen Rugby Club in the centre of Machen. Machen is a village near Caerphilly in South Wales. You can find us by clicking on the map at the top of the page.

Machen Rugby Club, Commercial Road, Machen, Caerphilly CF83 8SB

League fixtures are on a Monday evening.   
If Monday is a bank holiday then the match is on Tuesday.

The club started as an off-shoot of the Machen Sautron Twinning Association.

For 2018 the club has two teams in The Boules In Gwent league, the Mountaineers and the Bouligans.

So if you'd like to have a go, contact

machenboules at gmail dot com

or just introduce yourself at Machen Rugby Club on a Monday evening.

Everybody welcome.

If you would like to find out more about the game of Pétanque in Wales then visit the Pétanque in Wales  web site


And the boulistes aren't the only people in Machen who enjoy going out in the rain to play in the mud.

cycling rugby football rambling bowls Machen market
Machen cycling Machen rugby


The Mountaineers Fixture list: Division 1

Division 1 table

The Bouligans Fixture list: Division 2

Division 2 fixtures

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Cup and Plate

Cup Winners: Caerleon A

Plate Winners: Upper Cock Inn