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, October 16, 2016

Pala--Mikel Ayerbe retires from InnPala

After a 14 year career in which (according to his InnPala player page) he played in 14 championship matches and won 7, Mikel Ayerbe retired at age 39. He played his final match on Saturday, October 15:

Armintza Fronton, Lemoiz (1) (2): Gaubeka-Ayerbe defeated Zubiri-Imanol 3-2 (10-9; 9-10; 8-10; 10-9; 10-9). Source: Diario Vasco Cartelara, October 17, 2016).

Video highlights (Source: EITB) (added Oct. 20, 2016)

Match article and 11 photos (Source: InnPala Fronton Facebook Page).

"Mikel Aierbek erretiroa hartuko du larunbat honetan" Zaurazko Hitza (October 11, 2016).

InnPala player page

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