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.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mano--V Ogiberri Miguel Soroa Finals

The V Ogiberri Miguel Soroa Finals were held at Tolosa on March 4, 2017. They culminated an amateur tournament that began in January. All matches were played at Beotibar.

Tournament preview article (Noticias de Gipuzkoa)

Final match scores throughout the tournament (EEPF, Microsoft Word documnent, 2p.).

March 4, 2017 

Beotibar, Tolosa (1)(2)

Match article for all three matches (Diario Vasco)

Full match video for all three matches (EITB)

Juvenile Final: Mata-Gordon (blue) defeated Sein-Etxeberria (red) 22-13 (0:00-27 minutes 40 seconds on the video)

Promesas Final: P. Etxeberria-Aranguren (red) defeated Egiguren-P. Ruiz (blue) 22-10  (27:45-1:01:44 on the video)

Etxeberria-Aranguren played in the Promesas Final of the Tourneo Bankoa Credit Agricole-DV (Diario Vasco) Tournament in December 2016.

Senior Final: Prado-Arratibel (red) defeated E. Labaka-Telletxea (blue) 22-14 (1:01:45-1:49:54)

The matches were followed by a very nice awards ceremony.