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.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Mano--Torneo Aste Nagusa
Asegarce tournament page
Match stories for all matches (21iguales.com)
This tournament was a hard fought battle of attrition. The average number of balls in play for the entire tournament was 586. Berasaluze II, playing as a substitute, participated in his 1000th professional match. For the third time in August and fifth time this summer, Oliazola II made the finals of a tournament. He has won 2 and lost 3.
Urrutikoetxea-Larunbe defeated Bengoetxea VI-Berioz 22-16
Altuna III-Rezusta defeated Irribarria-Merino II 22-16
Note: Source of all full match and highlights videos, unless otherwise stated, is EITB.
Elezkano II-Zabaleta defeated Berasaluze II (substituting for the injured Urrutikoetxea)-Larunbe 22-17
Oliazola II-Untoria defeated Altuna III-Rezusta 22-18
Full match video (match begins at 1 hour, 17, minutes, 11 seconds on the recording
Elezkano II-Zabaleta defeated Oliazola II-Untoria 22-15
Full match video (Source: fronton.tv) (scroll to "Tourneo Asta Nagusia--Bilbao--27/08/2016). Note that eventually the match will move to sub-pages of this site. They can always be found by title or date.