This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Main Nue--Fronton Place Libre--Where it all begins.

Before the "elite pros" of the Esku Pilota roster played in the great old trinquet cathedrals like Trinquet Garat (Donibane Garazi (Saint-John-Pied-de-Port)), or the magnificent modern "glass trinquets" like Trinquet Moderne (Baiona (Bayonne)), they played against a single wall (fronton place libre), with the sky for a roof.  Here, provided by the Pays D'Orthe Main Nue Youtube site are selected match video from four recent amateur championship matches:

2016 Challenge Espoir Poussins Landes

Landes Benjamins 2016

2016 Coupe des Landes minimes

Landes 2016 Cadets