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, December 25, 2016

Mano--Tourneo Bankoa Credit Agricole-DV--finals.

The finals of the 25th Tourneo Bankoa Credit Agricole-DV (Diario Vasco) Tournament were played on December 23, 2016. The tournament began with 64 amateur players on September 17. It was played at multiple venues in the South Basque Country.  It consisted of a "promesas" and senior tournament. It is one of the most prestigious of amateur tournaments, and many of its players have gone on to become professional players.

The tournament was covered extensively in Diario Vasco

Background on the tournament

Tournament coverage

December 23, 2016

Beloki, Zumarraga (1)(2)(3)

Promesas Final:

Garcia-Eskiroz defeated Etxeberria-Aranguren 22-15

Match article (Diario Vasco)

Senior Final:

E. Labaka-Martinez defeated P. Labaka-Arratibel 22-4.

Match article (Dairio Vasco)

Full match video for both promesas and senior final matches (Source: EITB) Senior final begins at 1 hour 5 minutes 58 seconds on the video.

60 photos (Diario Vasco)