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, December 31, 2016
Main Nue: Tournois Biper Saria
Score source: Esku Pilota match articles and Resultats page
Trinquet d'Espelette: Etchegaray-Bilbao (substituting for Guichandut) defeated Bielle-Amulet 40-35
Source for score
Note: Guichandut played and won v Bielle in a Championnat de France Main Nue Individual tournament match on December 30, 2016..
December 23, 2016
Trinquet de Saint-Pee. The matches were moved from Trinquet Dospi to Trinquet de Saint-Pee due to a moisture problem at Dospi.
1. Etchegaray-Guichandut defeated X. Lambert-L.Lambert 40-35
Partial linescore (winners always listed 1st)
21-7; 27-30; 40-35
In a match dominated by huge runs (21-7, 6-23, 13-5), E-G produced the last one and rode it to victory.
2. Bielle-Amulet defeated Inchauspe-de Ezcurra 40-22
10-7; 20-11; 30-15, 40-22
B-A broke the match wide open in second half to win easily.
Match article for both matches