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.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Mano--Tourneo Parejas San Fermin

The Tourneo Parejas San Fermin was contested at Labrit FrontonIruna (Pamplona) from July 7-14, 2016. The tournament consisted of  6 pairs in two groups. A single round robin was played in both groups. The winners of each group met in the final. 

Final: July 14, 2016

Oliazola II-Albisu defeated Irribarria-Barriola 22-14

Match Article (noticias de Gipuzkoa)

Full Match Video (Fronton.tv) Scroll to T. San Fermin Parejas, Irribarria-Barriola v Oliazola II-Albisu 14/07/2016. This is on the first page of videos now, but eventually will drop to lower pages. Simply search, page by page, for the date to find the match.

O-A began the match with a run of 12 straight points, 8 scored by Oliazola II. There was no way back for I-B from that position.

MY ARTICLE: Tournament Roundup and links to match videos (score and match article for every match, full match video for four of the six preliminary matches).