2016 Best Player: Javier Urriza
Urriza won 3 Euskal Jai Berri tournaments in 2016: the San Fermin and San Isidro pairs tournaments, as well as the Navidad singles tournament (added March 17, 2017).
2016 Best Front Court Player: Xanti Uterga
2016 Best Back Court Player: Ion Etxeberria
2016 Most Versatile Player: Endika Urrutia
This was due to the fact that Endika, now a back court player, played the entire Navarra Tournament in the front court. He played 4 matches and won them all, winning the tournament with Ion. (added March 17, 2017).
2016 Most Promising Young Player: Xabier Azpiroz
Preview: (Euskal Jai Berri)
Labrit, Iruna (Pamplona) (1)(2)
Score Source: Euskal Jai Berri
Erburu-Garces defeated Etxarri-Otano 30-21
Urterga-Endika defeated Urriza-Ion 35-27. Euskal Jai Berri changed the score on their website from 35-26 to 35-27. (changed on March 17, 2017).
Uterga won his 10th consecutive match (see the Galarreta STAR Match recurring page on the right side of the blog for the other 9).
This marks the beginning of the 2017 Euskal Jai Berri Remonte season, a series of mostly short court tournaments throughout the year. These tournaments will be covered in the blog as they happen.
Tournament scores from 2016 can be found at the top right corner of the Euskal Jai Berri home page.
2016 Match and tournament articles. Scroll down through 8 pages to see all the match and tournament articles from last year.