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, September 3, 2016

Mano--Torneo Ciudad de San Sebastián 2016 LEP. M

Torneo Ciudad de San Sebastian was played at Atano III Fronton, Donastia (San Sebastian) on August 29, 30, and September 1, 2016

Asegarce tournament page

Match stories for all matches (

Source for all match video: EITB

August 29:

First Semi-final

Oliazola II-Berioz defeated Irribarria-Rezusta 22-20

August 30:

Second semi-final

Altuna III-Zabaleta defeated Artola-Albisu 22-18

Full match video (match begins at 48 minutes 16 seconds on the recording)

September 1:


Altuna III-Zabaleta defeated Oliazola II--Berioz 22-20

In an exciting final, the lead changed hands 5 times. O-B lead 20-18 before A-Z won the final 4 points.


Full match video (match begins at 46:58 on the recording)


Recap of Summer tournament winners so far beginning with San Fermin:

Tourneo San Fermin Lau eta Erdiko (Quatro y Medio--4 1/2)--Urrutikoetxea

San Fermin--Oliazola II-Albisu
Torneo Bizkaia de Parejas Dentro del Cinqo Y Medio-Altuna III-Barriola
Virgen Blanca--Altuna III-Zabaleta
Villa de Ezcaray--Berasaluze II-Rezusta
Labastida Rioja Alavesa--Berasaluze II-Albisu
Villa de Zaurautz--Oliazola II-Untoria
Ciudad de Bilbao--Elezkano II-Zabaleta
Torneo San Sebastian--Altuna III-Zabaleta