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.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Mano--Torneo LaBastida

Torneo LaBastida was contested at Bastida Fronton (1) (2) July 29 and August 12, 2016.

July 29:

Only Semi-Final

Berasaluze II-Albisu defeated Ezkurdia-Merino II 22-9

Match article and statistics (

Full match video (match begins at 1:16:10 on the recording)

August 12, 2016:


Berasaluze II-Albisu defeated Urrutikoetxea-Rezusta 22-21

Match article and statistics (

Match statistics (Asegarce)

Full match video (match begins at 1:03:14 on the recording)

BA came back from 16-18 to lead 20-18. Then they came back again from 20-21 to win 22-21.

Article that summarizes Berasaluze II's 2 victories (Deia) within three days, on the eve of his retirement.