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, December 20, 2016
Main Nue--Le Trophee Esku Pilota
* not listed in Esku Pilota player pages at present
December 16, 2016
Trinquete Moderne, Bayonne (Baiona) (1)(2): Aguirre-Amulet defeated Elgart-Lucu* 40-26
Selected line score (winners always listed first)
4-10; 10-20; 23-23; 30-24; 40-26
Match article with link to full match video
A hand injury suffered by Lucu, along with vastly improved play by Amulet in the second half of the match, turned this final around. A-A, down by 10 points half-way through the match, outscored E-L 30-6 from that point to win easily.
Full match video (Esku Pilota Youtube site)
Semi-final score source: Esku Pilota results). Scroll to dates and match names.
November 25, 2016
Beguios (1)(2): Elgart-Lucu* defeated Inchauspe-Benesse* 40-29
December 9, 2016
Trinquet Xilar, Souraide (1)(2): Aguirre-Amulet defeated Olcomendy*-Lazcano 40-34