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.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Multiple Modalities: South Basque: One Major Amateur Competition Ends as Another Begins
EITB televised the finals of two EHK competitions, the Ezkuz Individual Juvenile and Pairs Senior Division.
Source for all scores and match articles: EEPF
Preview finals article
Final results article 2017 EHK/CPTO.de EH. with links to finals results (Spreadsheet format)
Photo Gallery for finals. (Added March 15, 2017).
March 10, 2017
Lakua, Vitoria-Gasteiz (1)(2)
Individual Juvenile Final:
Ultzama (Gascue--red) defeated Zabala (Zazpi Iturri--blue) 22-9
Senior Division Pairs Final:
Pagazpe (Santxo-Altuna--blue) defeated Ilunpe (Alberdi-Uzkudun--red) 22-21
Match article for both matches
Full match video (EITB). Individual match is the first match, Senior final begins at 39:44 on the video
The senior final was a 71 minute struggle that had 4 lead changes from 18-18, a terrific way to finish the night.
The Gravni competition, which runs from March 11 - April 30, 2017, is a provincial tournament involving players from Gipuzkoa, La Rioja, Araba, Bizkaia, Nafarroa and Iparralde (North Basque Country).The competition includes 15 modalities on mur a gauche and trinquet for men and women.
Preview article. See the reglamento document (.pdf format, 14p.) for details on the modalities and competition.
Preview article (pilota-ttiki.com). This article discusses aspects of North Basque Country participation in the Gravni competition.
To follow the competitions as they happen (or to recap the EHK results) go to the EEPF competition page. Click on competitions of interest and a drop down menu will appear. Click on any of the competitions and any phase from "Liga" to "Final". "Calendarios and "Calendarios de Resultados" are available in HTML and spreadsheet format. Gravni competitions will appear in the blog when there is match video.